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Western Carolina University - Cullowhee, NC

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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

Western Carolina University

School Overview

Highest degree offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Type of Institution: Public
Religious affiliation: Not Applicable

Contacting the School

Student Body Size and Diversity

Enrollment
Total Enrollment: 10,805
Full-time enrollment: 8,567
Part-time enrollment: 2,238
% Women: 56.62%
% Men: 43.38%
Minority Enrollment
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0.72%
Asian: 1.25%
Black or African American: 6.65%
Hispanic/Latino: 5.95%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0.13%

Degree Levels

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
  • Doctor's degree - professional practice

Degree Programs


Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Environmental Science
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Computer Science
Education
  • Education, General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
  • Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Art Teacher Education
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Engineering
  • Engineering, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Spanish Language and Literature
English Language And Literature/Letters
  • English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics And Statistics
  • Mathematics, General
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Science, Technology and Society
  • International/Global Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Philosophy
Physical Sciences
  • Chemistry, General
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
Psychology
  • Psychology, General
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Public Administration
  • Social Work
Social Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Sociology
Visual And Performing Arts
  • Interior Design
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Music, General
  • Music Performance, General
Health Professions And Related Programs
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Environmental Health
  • Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Marketing, Other
History
  • History, General

Special Student Services

Academic Services

  • Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
  • Study abroad
  • Dual credit
  • Credit for life experiences
  • Advanced placement (AP) credits
  • Credit for military training

Financial Flexibility

  • Academic/career counseling service
  • Placement services for completers
  • Employment services for students

Cost of Attending

In-State, Living On Campus:$ 20,920
In-State, Not Living With Family:$ 21,504
In-State, Living With Family:$ 11,404
Out-of-State, Living On Campus:$ 31,313

Admission Requirements

Open admission policy: NA
Admission test scores: Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): Required

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