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Western Carolina University

Western Carolina University is located in Raleigh, North Carolina.

It is ranked as #37 in Best Regional University in South Coast.

Kiplinger ranking is 75.

It is a public University.

Western Carolina University offers following types of degrees and certificate programs:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree in research
  • Doctor's degree for professional practice

Acceptance rate at Western Carolina University for undergraduate program was 68.71%.

Last year, 11128 students applied for undergraduate program and 7646 got accepted.

Acceptance rate of 68.71% makes it not so competitive to get admission.

1698 enrolled in graduate programs, which includes on campus and online Master's programs.

704 are reported as enrolled exclusively in distance education and 241 are enrolled in at least one distance education course, but not all distance education.

Western Carolina University had 11303 students enrolled in undergraduate programs.

370 students were enrolled in top 6 Masters degree programs.

Western Carolina University offers 35 graduate programs specialization.

Western Carolina University does not have an open admission policy. It’s admission process is not so competitive.

A graduate assistantship is a job. In the past, the association has helped students get jobs, brought in speakers, played a part in fundraising for the business school, taken part in community service projects, and planned many fun events. The curriculum for each program integrates coursework and research with applied-learning projects either on-the-job for working professionals or in partnership with one of the college multiple private industry partners.


Western Carolina University has been ranked 37.

Washington College rankings place Western Carolina University at number 275

Kiplinger College Outstate rankings rank Western Carolina University at 75

and Kiplinger College instate rankings Western Carolina University at 67


Acceptance Rate: 48.48%


Tuition for Graduate Programs: $14,842

Under Graduate Program Tuition: $5,000

Financial Aid

Average Amount of Financial Aid Awarded: $5,641

Average Amount of Institutional Aid Awarded: $1,942

Western Carolina University most popular Master's Degree programs with respect to student count are

Registered Nurse : 57
Human Resources Management : 50
Social Work : 49
Education : 48
Healthcare Management and Administration : 32

Western Carolina University most popular under graduate programs with respect to student count are

Business Administration and Management -MBA : 184
Registered Nurse : 178
Psychology : 151
Criminal Justice : 142
Biology and Biological Sciences : 89