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Western Carolina University

Western Carolina University North Carolina People

Western Carolina University is a Public institution located in Cullowhee, NC. The school has... approximatley 9234 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $59,991. The average age of students entering Western Carolina University is 22. The most popular programs at the Western Carolina University are: Health Professions And Related Programs (18%), Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (18%), Education (11%), Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services (7%) and Psychology (6%).


Tuition & Fees
$17,290
Admissions Rate
39%
Average Debt at Graduation
$22,328
Average SAT Score
1095

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

Tuition & Fees
$17,290
Books, Supplies, & Living Expenses
$3,529
Total Expected Costs
$20,819

Average Cost for Students on Financial Aid
$15,157
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 $10,670
$30,001 - $48,000 $12,550
$48,001 - $75,000 $16,474
$75,001 - $110,000 $18,970
$110,000 + $20,093

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

9,234 Undergraduate Students

Male Students: 45%

Female Students: 55%

87% Full Time / 14% Part Time

Average Age of Entry : 22

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
$22,328
Students Receiving Federal Loans
60%
Typical Monthly Loan Payment
$232

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

Graduation Rate
59%
Students who Return after their First Year
79%

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 (18%)
  • Education (11%)
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services (7%)
  • Psychology (6%)