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Western Carolina University

Western Carolina University is a Public institution located in Cullowhee, NC. The school has approximatley 9002 undergraduate students. The school offers students degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $1. The average age of students entering Western Carolina University is 1. The most popular programs at the Western Carolina University are: Health Professions And Related Programs (18%), Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (17%), Education (14%), Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services (7%) and Public Administration And Social Service Professions (6%).


Tuition & Fees
$17,130
Admissions Rate
41%
Average Debt at Graduation
$22,500
Average SAT Score
1034

Below is what you can expect to pay if you are attending the Western Carolina University.

Tuition & Fees
$17,130
Books, Supplies, & Living Expenses
$19,921
Total Expected Costs
$37,051

Average Cost for Students on Financial Aid
$14,433
Cost for Students on Financial Aid by Family Income

Depending on the fedaral, state, or institutional grant aid available, students in your income bracket may pay more or less than the overall average costs.

Family Income Average Cost
$0 - $30,000 $9,932
$30,001 - $48,000 $11,506
$48,001 - $75,000 $15,377
$75,001 - $110,000 $18,446
$110,000 + $19,411

Below is a detailed breakdown of the student body at the Western Carolina University.

9,002 Undergraduate Students

Male Students: < 1%

Female Students: < 1%

87% Full Time / 13% Part Time

Average Age of Entry : 1

Low Income Students: 38%


Race / Ethnicity

The test scores below show the average of all students that have been accepted at the Western Carolina University.

SAT Scores
ACT Scores

The average student can expect to graduate from the Western Carolina University with the amount of debt stated below.

Average Debt at Graduation
$22,500
Students Receiving Federal Loans
58%
Typical Monthly Loan Payment
$239

The graduation rate at the Western Carolina University is displayed as a percentage of students admitted.

Graduation Rate
57%
Students who Return after their First Year
80%

Below is a list of the degree programs that are offered at the Western Carolina University.

Bachelor Degrees
  • Natural Resources and Conservation
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering

Most Popular Programs
  • Health Professions And Related Programs (18%)
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (17%)
  • Education (14%)
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services (7%)
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions (6%)