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Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, North CarolinaPublic

Your chances

-

Acceptance rate

79%

Public school in North Carolina with 9,900 total undergraduate students
Rural
Southeast
On campus housing
D1 Basketball
Southern Conference
Highway 107, Cullowhee, NC 28723
(828) 227-7100
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Admissions

Overall acceptance rate
79%
Yield rate - overall
18%

Acceptance rate breakdown

Women
79%

Men
78%

Applicant breakdown

Total number of applicants
12,308

Women: 61%
Men: 39%

Cost & scholarships

Your estimated net cost
$ ? / year
In-state
$15,626
Out-of-state
$19,626

Average net cost after aid

Income
Average net cost

$0–30,000
$6,837

$30,001–48,000
$254

$48,001–75,000
$242

$75,001–110,000
$955,361

Over $110,000
$3,761

Published costs and averages can be misleading: they don’t fully account for your family’s finances (for financial aid) or your academic profile (for scholarships).

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Applications

How to apply

Doesn’t accept Common App
Test optional
Rec letters optional
Considers class rank
TOEFL required (international applicants)

Tests typically submitted

SAT: 12%

ACT: 43%
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Students

First-year enrolled students (full-time)
1,729
Student diversity
Low diversity
4-year graduation rate
43%

6-year graduation rate
62%

Retention rate
80%

Admission policy
Co-ed

International students
2%

Enrolled breakdown by gender

Women: 55%
Men: 45%

Race & ethnicity diversity

Among domestic students
Asian and Pacific Islander
1%

Black
6%

Hispanic
7%

Native American
1%

Other
5%

White
80%

Academics

Student faculty ratio
17:1
Calendar system
Semester

Special academic offering

Study abroad

Offers graduate degree

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