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Western Carolina University

Western Carolina University

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Western Carolina University is a mid sized (under 10,000 students) public, 4 year or above school located in the Southeast United States near a small town. The highest degree offered is a Doctor's degree and the school is comprised of a high level of undergraduates. The most popular areas of study at Western Carolina University include: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies with 162 Bachelors awards; Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching with 132 Bachelors awards; Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse with 120 Bachelors awards; Elementary Education and Teaching with 93 Bachelors awards; Psychology, General with 72 Bachelors awards;. Western Carolina University is located at Highway 107 in Cullowhee, NC 28723.

Western Carolina University Facts


Western Carolina University is located at Highway 107 in Cullowhee, NC 28723

Total Applicants: 13,993
Percent Admitted: 39%
Dorm Capacity: 4,054
Graduation Rate: 50%
Retention Rate: 72%
Transfer out Rate: 23%
Undergrads Under 18: 1%
Undergrads Between 18 - 24: 80%
Undergrads Between 25 - 64: 19%

Western Carolina University telephone number: (828) 227-7100

The highest degree offered is: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice


Western Carolina University Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees: $5,925
Total Cost In State: $17,841
Total Cost Out of State: $27,438


Admissions stats for Western Carolina University

Your chances are around 39% based on admission statistics for Western Carolina University. That's not too bad.

Student Demographics at Western Carolina University
Western Carolina University Demographics
Totals: 2,266
     Males: 935 (41% of total)
     Females: 1,331 (59% of total)
Asians: 24
     Asian Males: 15 (1% of total)
     Asian Females: 9 (0% of total)
Blacks: 102
     Black Males: 36 (2% of total)
     Black Females: 66 (3% of total)
Hispanics: 51
     Hispanic Males: 24 (1% of total)
     Hispanic Females: 27 (1% of total)
Native Americans: 28
     Native American Males: 9 (0% of total)
     Native American Females: 19 (1% of total)
Hawaiians: 1
     Hawaiian Males: 1 (0% of total)
     Hawaiian Females: 0 (0% of total)
Mixed Race: 23
     Mixed Race Males: 13 (1% of total)
     Mixed Race Females: 10 (0% of total)
Whites: 1,864
     White Males: 804 (35% of total)
     White Females: 1,060 (47% of total)
Foreign Students: 143
     Foreign Males: 18 (1% of total)
     Foreign Females: 125 (6% of total)
Most Popular Majors at Western Carolina University
Area of Study  (degrees awarded)
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
(162 Bachelors degrees)
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
(132 Bachelors degrees)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
(120 Bachelors degrees)
Elementary Education and Teaching
(93 Bachelors degrees)
Psychology, General
(72 Bachelors degrees)
Education, General
(58 Masters degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(51 Bachelors degrees)
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
(50 Masters degrees)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
(49 Bachelors degrees)
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
(49 Bachelors degrees)
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
(47 Bachelors degrees)
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
(47 Masters degrees)
History, General
(43 Bachelors degrees)
Social Work
(43 Bachelors degrees)
English Language and Literature, General
(40 Bachelors degrees)
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
(39 Bachelors degrees)
Engineering Technology, General
(39 Bachelors degrees)
Engineering Technology, General
(39 Bachelors degrees)
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
(37 Masters degrees)
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
(35 Bachelors degrees)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
(34 Masters degrees)
Political Science and Government, General
(32 Bachelors degrees)
Accounting
(31 Bachelors degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(31 Masters degrees)
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
(31 Bachelors degrees)
Sociology
(30 Bachelors degrees)
Anthropology
(30 Bachelors degrees)
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
(29 Masters degrees)
Physical Therapy/Therapist
(29 Masters degrees)
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
(29 Bachelors degrees)
Western Carolina University Weather
Western Carolina University Avg Annual Weather
Average Temperature: 54.50 (Fahrenheit)
Average Precipitation: 52.41 (inches of rain)
Umbrella Days: 92.94 (days you might need an umbrella)
Average Snowfall: 7.59 (inches of snow)
Snow Days: 3.52 (days with 1 inch of snow on the ground)
Average Humidity: 74.45 (% humidity)
Average Windspeed: 16.62 (mph)
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