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Western Carolina University

Campus Life and Facilities

Visiting And Contact Information

102 Camp Building

Cullowhee, NC 28723

United States

Phone: 828-227-7317

Fax: 828-227-7319

Website

Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 60*
Fire Safety Rating: 88
Green Rating: 90
Environment:Rural (population under 5,000)
Campus size: (number of acres): 682.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://police.wcu.edu/stats.htm

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.


Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 48.90
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Men's dorms
Women's dorms
Fraternity/sorority housing
Apartments for married students
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:150
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Fraternities
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Sororities
Speakers Forum
Student Film Society
Student Union
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:7
Number of Social Sororities:9
Number of Social Fraternities:13
Number of Religious Organizations:17
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Student Services
Other Services:DayCare
Health
WomensCenter
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:There are both student-led organizations and counselor-facilitated support groups available. For more information go to http://www.wcu.edu/8939.asp
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:To find out about minority groups, visit http://www.wcu.edu/8907.asp
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Sports
Athletic Division:1
Men's Sports Team Name:Catamounts
Women's Sports Team Name:Catamounts
Team Mascot:Catamount
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 80
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 15
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 30.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: No
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: Yes
Recommend: Laptop
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 100.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Apple Computer, Dell
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:Fine Arts Gallery, Mountain Heritage Center, Reading Center, North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, Speech/Hearing Center, Center for Applied Technology, CATA Lab (high technology computer lab), Fine and Performing Arts Center, Institute for the Economy and the Future, Public Policy Institute
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Key Statistics

Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    60*
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    88
  • Green Rating:
    90
  • Campus Environment:
    Rural
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    97.5%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    48.90
  • # of Organizations:
    150
  • # of Honor Societies:
    7
  • # of Social Sororities:
    9
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    13
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    17
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