Western Kentucky University

Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, Kentucky


Admissions

Undergraduate Application Fee

$45

Online Application Website

www.wku.edu/atwku/admissions.php

Admissions Statistics

Western Kentucky University has an acceptance rate of 97%. The acceptance rate of 97% implies that for every 100 students that applied 97 students got accepted. 8,245 students appied to Western Kentucky University. 97% of the students that applied got accepted, and 34% that that got accepted enrolled.

Number of Applicants

8,245

Acceptance Rate

97%

Western Kentucky University has acceptance rate of 96% for male students and 98% for female students. 2,990 male students applied to Western Kentucky University compared to 5,255 female students. 96% of the male students that applied got accepted, and 35% of the males students that got accepted enrolled compared to 98% of the female students that applied got accepted, and 33% of the female students that got accepted enrolled.

Applicants by Gender

Male Female
Number of Applicants2,9905,255
Percent Admitted96%98%
Percent Admitted who Enrolled35%33%

Admissions Considerations

Students applying to Western Kentucky University are required to submit secondary school GPA, secondary school record, completion of college-preparatory program and admission test scores (SAT/ACT) for admission.

What matters for admission

Open admission policyNo
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)Required

SAT Scores

11% of the enrolled students at Western Kentucky University submitted SAT scores. The estimated average SAT composite score for Western Kentucky University is 1100. Amongst the enrolled students that submitted SAT scores to Western Kentucky University, 50% have SAT composite scores ranging from 990 to 1220. 25% of enrolled students have SAT composite scores below 990 whereas 25% of the enrolled students have SAT composite scores above 1220.

SAT Composite Range

990 - 1220

Students Submitting SAT

11%

The SAT reading score at Western Kentucky University ranged from 500 to 620. The SAT math score at Western Kentucky University ranged from 490 to 600.

SAT Reading Range500 - 620
SAT Math Range490 - 600

SAT lower and upper ranges are the 25th and 75th percentile of SAT scores of the enrolled students.

ACT Scores

95% of the enrolled students at Western Kentucky University submitted ACT scores. The estimated average ACT composite score for Western Kentucky University is 23. Amongst the enrolled students that submitted ACT scores to Western Kentucky University, 50% have ACT composite scores ranging from 19 to 27. 25% of enrolled students have ACT composite scores below 19 whereas 25% of the enrolled students have ACT composite scores above 27.

ACT Composite Range

19 - 27

Students Submitting ACT

95%

The ACT english score at Western Kentucky University ranged from 18 to 26. The ACT math score at Western Kentucky University ranged from 20 to 28.

ACT English Range18 - 26
ACT Math Range20 - 28

ACT lower and upper ranges are the 25th and 75th percentile of ACT scores of the enrolled students.

Credits Accepted

Credit TypeAccepted
Dual CreditYes
Credit for Life ExperiencesNo
Advanced Placement (AP) CreditsYes