Western Kentucky University (WKU)

Bowling Green, KY

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Western Kentucky University

Western Kentucky University

Western Kentucky University Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline August 1
SAT / ACT Scores Due August 1
SAT II Scores Due August 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 3,384 4,633 8,017
Accepted 3,066 4,289 7,355
Acceptance Rate 91% 93% 91%
Enrolled 1,454 1,931 3,385

WKU Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.16 (weighted)

ACT Scores

(93% of Students Admitted to Western Kentucky University Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 18 to 24
  • Math 17 to 24
  • Composite 18 to 24
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 24 24 24
Bottom 25th Percentile 18 17 18

Western Kentucky University Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($40)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank     Not Considered
High School Transcript   Not Considered
Recommendations     Not Considered
Essay     Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities     Not Considered
Volunteer Work     Not Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL     Not Considered

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
English 4 4
Foreign Language 2 2
Math 3 3
Science 3 3
Social Studies 3 3
Lab 1 1
Electives 1 1

Western Kentucky University Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 21,080 (95%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 923 (4%)

Western Kentucky University Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($40)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 24)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement     Not Considered
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
  Very Important

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