Western Kentucky University

Western Kentucky University

Western Kentucky University, or WKU, is a public university in Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States. It was founded in 1906 by the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The campus is spread across an area of 200 acres. The university offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. WKU is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College of Health and Human Services
  • Ogden College of Science And Engineering
  • Potter College of Arts and Letters
  • The Bowling Green Community College of Western Kentucky University
  • The College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • The Gordon Ford College of Business
  • University College

The men's sports teams of WKU are nicknamed the Hilltoppers and the women's sports teams are known as the Lady Toppers. Their official mascot is the Big Red.

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Asian Studies/Civilization
Near And Middle Eastern Studies
Canadian Studies
Women's Studies
Folklore Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Information Technology
Computer And Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Computer Support Specialist
Education, General
Curriculum And Instruction
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Educational Administration And Supervision, Other
Educational/Instructional Technology
Special Education And Teaching, General
Education/Teaching Of The Gifted And Talented
Education/Teaching Of Individuals With Autism
College Student Counseling And Personnel Services
Student Counseling And Personnel Services, Other
Adult And Continuing Education And Teaching
Elementary Education And Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education And Teaching
Secondary Education And Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Levels And Methods, Other
Art Teacher Education
Business Teacher Education
Family And Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Technical Teacher Education
Trade And Industrial Teacher Education
Teaching English Or French As A Second Or Foreign Language, Other
Civil Engineering, General
Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Chinese Language And Literature
German Language And Literature
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
Arabic Language And Literature
American Sign Language (ASL)
Adult Development And Aging
Family And Community Services
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Apparel And Textiles, General
English Language And Literature, General
Creative Writing
English Language And Literature/Letters, Other
General Studies
Library And Information Science
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Statistics, Other
Biological And Physical Sciences
Cultural Resource Management And Policy Analysis
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory And Analysis
Sustainability Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management, General
Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
Kinesiology And Exercise Science
Sports Studies
Religion/Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Geological And Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Counseling Psychology
School Psychology
Community Organization And Advocacy
Public Administration
Social Work
Dance, General
Interior Design
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Dramatic/Theatre Arts And Stagecraft, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Art History, Criticism And Conservation
Music Performance, General
Music, Other
History, General
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Financial aid
Acceptance & Retention Rates
Graduation Rate

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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