Western Kentucky University

Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, Kentucky


Earnings

The average earnings of former students working 10 years after entry at Western Kentucky University is $38,600 with 25% of former students having earnings less than $21,000 compared to 25% former students having earnings greater than $49,900.

Mean Earnings After 10 Years

$38,600

Earnings Range After 10 Years

$21,000 - $49,900

Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years

67%

The percent of former students working 10 years after entry at Western Kentucky University is 88% compared to 12% of former students 10 years after entry not working.

Working Status

88%

88% percent_working

12%

12% percent_not_working

Earnings by Gender

The average earnings of former Western Kentucky University male students 10 years after entry is $44,400 compared to $34,400 for former female students.

Earnings by Gender

GenderMean Earnings
female$34,400
male$44,400

Earnings by Year

The average earnings for former students generally increases with increase in years after entry. The average earnings 6 years after entry at Western Kentucky University is $30,800, 7 years after entry is $31,100, 8 years after entry is $35,900, 9 years after entry is $36,000, and 10 years after entry is $38,600.

Earnings by Year

YearsMean Earnings
after 6 years$30,800
after 7 years$31,100
after 8 years$35,900
after 9 years$36,000
after 10 years$38,600

Debt

The median debt (loan principal) of Western Kentucky University students is $14,250. 50% of students have debt between $5,500 and $27,000 with 25% of students with debt less than $5,500 compared to 25% students with debt greater than $27,000.

Median Debt (Loan Principal)

$14,250

Debt Range

$5,500 - $27,000

The median debt of Western Kentucky University students is $22,928 for completers and $8,695 for noncompleters.

Completion StatusMedian Debt
completers$22,928
noncompleters$8,695

Debt by Gender

The median debt at Western Kentucky University for male students is $13,145 compared to $14,750 for female students.

Debt by Gender

GenderMedian Debt
male$13,145
female$14,750

Debt by Income

Student loan debt varies by income. Former students with income between $0 to $30,000 have median debt of $13,990 compared to median debt of $14,783 for former students with income between $30,000 and $75,000 and $14,000 for former students with income greater than $75,000.

Debt by Income

Income RangeMedian Debt
$0 - $30,000$13,990
$30,000 - $75,000$14,783
> $75,000$14,000

Repayment

The seven year repayment rate of former Western Kentucky University students is 60%. The seven year repayment rate of former Western Kentucky University male students is 60% compared to 61% for former female students.

7-year Repayment Rate

60%

7-year Repayment Rate by Gender

60%

60% male

61%

61% female


The seven year repayment rate of former Western Kentucky University students is 81% for completers and 49% for noncompleters.

Completion Status7-year Repayment Rate
completers81%
noncompleters49%

Repayment by Year

The repayment rate of former students varies with year. The one-year repayment rate of former Western Kentucky University students is 41%, three-year repayment rate is 47%, five-year repayment rate is 53%, and seven-year repayment rate is 60%.

YearsRepayment Rate
one-year41%
three-year47%
five-year53%
seven-year60%

Repayment by Income

Repayment rate of former students varies by income. Former students with income between $0 and $30,000 have seven year repayment rate of 48% compared to seven year repayment rate of 66% for former students with income between $30,000 and $75,000 and 77% for former students with income greater than $75,000.

Income Range7-year Repayment Rate
$0 - $30,00048%
$30,000 - $75,00066%
> $75,00077%