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Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, NC
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The Basics
Western Carolina University

Visiting And Contact Information

102 Camp Building

Cullowhee, NC 28723

United States

Phone: 828-227-7317

Fax: 828-227-7319

Website

Admissions See more

GETTING IN: SELECTIVE
Applicants:
15,234
Acceptance Rate:
38%

ENROLLMENT

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
7,979

FRESHMAN CLASS PROFILE: HIGH SCHOOL STATS

Average GPA:
3.63

TEST SCORE RANGES OF INCOMING FRESHMAN

SAT Reading Range
460     560
SAT Math Range
480     570
ACT Composite Range
20     24

ADMISSIONS DEADLINES

Regular
March
1

VERY IMPORTANT ADMISSIONS FACTORS

  • Academic
  • Rigor of Secondary School Record
  • Academic GPA
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Non-Academic
  • Talent / Ability
  • Level of applicant's interest

Academics & Majors See more

Student/Faculty Ratio
15.56:1
Number of Majors: 63

  • Top Majors
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse


  • Degrees Offered
  • Bachelor's
  • Post-Bachelor's certificate
  • Master's
  • Post-Master's certificate
  • Doctoral/Research
  • Doctoral/Professional

% OF STUDENT BODY WHO...

Sports See more

Athletics Division: Division I Number of Men's Sports: 8 Sports Team Name: Catamounts Number of Women's Sports: 10

Student Body See more

Gender
Female
Male
Ethnicity
Asian
African American
Hispanic/Latino
White
Other
Full or Part-Time
Full-Time
Part-Time

Campus Life/Facilities See more

Campus Size: 682 acresNumber of Student Organizations: 150 Ugrads Living On Campus: 48.9% % of Wireless Classrooms: 80%
91% of campus is accesible to physically disabled students.

✓ Note Taking
✓ Reader Service
✓ Tape Recorder
✓ Tutors
✓ Bicycle plan for bike "friendly" campus.

GREEK LIFE: % OF STUDENT BODY WHO...

Tuition & Aid See more

In-State Tuition
$3,397
Out-of-State Tuition:
$12,994
Average Total Financial Aid Package:
$9,207

Average Freshman Scholarship Package:
$6,214
Avg. % of Need Met:
71%

Rankings And Lists

At A Glance

  • Year Founded:
    1889
  • School Type:
    Public
  • Religious Affiliation:
    No Affiliation
  • Academic Calendar:
    Semester
  • Campus Environment:
    Rural
  • Enrollment:
    7,979
  • Average GPA:
    3.63
  • Student Faculty Ratio:
    15.56:1
  • Regular Application Deadline:
    03/01
  • In-State Tuition:
    $3,397
  • Out-of-State Tuition:
    $12,994
  • Financial Aid Deadline:
    Rolling Basis
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