Western Kentucky University

Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, Kentucky


Tuition and Fees

The cost for in-state undergraduate students to attend Western Kentucky University for an academic year can be broken down into $10,802 for tuition, $0 for fees, $1,000 for books and supplies, $8,432 for room and board and $2,035 for other expenses.

In-State Tuition and Fees

$10,802
In-state tuition$10,802
In-state fees$0
Books and supplies$1,000
Room and board$8,432
Other expenses$2,035

The cost for out-of-state undergraduate students to attend Western Kentucky University for an academic year can be broken down into $26,496 for tuition, $0 for fees, $1,000 for books and supplies, $8,432 for room and board and $2,035 for other expenses.

Out-of-State Tution and Fees

$26,496
Out-of-state tuition$26,496
Out-of-state fees$0
Books and supplies$1,000
Room and board$8,432
Other expenses$2,035

Tuition Plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institutionYes
Tuition guaranteed planNo
Prepaid tuition planNo
Tuition payment planYes
Other alternative tuition planNo

Financial Aid

98% of undergradate students at Western Kentucky University received financial aid. The distribution of financial aid types at Western Kentucky University consists of 95% receiving grant or scholarship aid of $8,255 on average, 39% receiving pell grants of $4,483 on average, 69% receiving institutional grants or scholarships of $5,823 on average, and 52% receiving federal student loans of $5,265 on average.

Average Grant/Scholarship Aid

$8,255

Awarded any Financial Aid

98%
Aid TypeNumber ReceivingPercent ReceivingAverage Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid2,73895%$8,255
Pell grants1,12839%$4,483
Institutional grants or scholarships1,98669%$5,823
Federal student loans1,50952%$5,265

Net Price

Average Net Price

$12,174

Net prices changes by family income and financial need. Net price typically increases with increase in family income because of higher amounts of financial aid available to students belonging to lower income families. Students in the lowest $0 – $30,000 family income bracket paid net price of $11,714 compared to net price of $14,790 in the $30,001 – $48,000 family income bracket, $15,209 in the $48,001 – $75,000 family income bracket, $15,642 in the $75,001 – $110,000 family income bracket and $14,956 in the $110,001 or more family income bracket.

Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeNet Price Paid
$0 – $30,000$11,714
$30,001 – $48,000$14,790
$48,001 – $75,000$15,209
$75,001 – $110,000$15,642
$110,001 or more$14,956

Net price reflects the actual cost to attend after accounting for finanical aid. Net price includes tuition, books, living costs, and other expenses after subtracting federal financial aid received by students.

Sticker Price

The in-state cost for a 4 year bachelors degree at Western Kentucky University is $91,528. The in-state cost reported is aggregated over 4 years and includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses. The year to year increases in tuition and cost of living are accounted by applying a rate of increase of 2% which is based on the average rate of increase in the last 2 years as reported by Western Kentucky University. The actual net cost paid by students could be lower because financial aid is not accounted for in this cost.

In-State 4-year Sticker Price

$91,528
YearIn-State Sticker Price
1$22,269
2$22,671
3$23,083
4$23,505

The out-of-state cost for a 4 year bachelors degree at Western Kentucky University is $155,473. The out-of-state cost reported is aggregated over 4 years and includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses. The year to year increases in tuition and cost of living are accounted by applying a rate of increase of 2% which is based on the average rate of increase in the last 2 years as reported by Western Kentucky University. The actual net cost paid by students could be lower because financial aid is not accounted for in this cost.

Out-of-State 4-year Sticker Price

$155,473
YearOut-Of-State Sticker Price
1$37,963
2$38,559
3$39,166
4$39,785