Western Kentucky University

#493 in Best National University Ranking
Frankfort, Kentucky Location
Public University Type

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

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree for professional practice

Composition of Undergraduate Students

97.75% Acceptance Rate
8574 Students Applied
8381 Students got Accepted

An acceptance rate of 97.75% makes it not so competitive to get admission.

Composition of Graduate Students

2231 Students Enrolled (On-campus & Online)
1335 Students enrolled exclusively in distance education
469 Students enrolled in at least one distance education course
370 Students enrolled in top 5 Masters degree program
62 Total Graduate Programs Specialization
What is the admission policy at Western Kentucky University?

Western Kentucky University has an open admission policy. It will accept any student who applies.


Western Kentucky University has been ranked 493


Acceptance Rate: 97.75%


Tuition for Graduate Programs: $18,340

Under Graduate Program Tuition: $26,496

Financial Aid

Average Amount of Financial Aid Awarded: $7,166

Average Amount of Institutional Aid Awarded: $5,361

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

  • Organizational Leadership : 123
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management : 66
  • Social Work : 51
  • Business Administration and Management -MBA : 47
  • Library Science : 29

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

  • General Studies : 221
  • Registered Nurse : 220
  • Business Administration and Management -MBA : 161
  • Elementary Education and Teaching : 123
  • Biology and Biological Sciences : 99