Location
Bowling Green, KY
Undergrads
14,315
Tuition (in-state)
$22,248 ($8,722)
Admission Difficulty
Very Easy
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Reviews 1318 total reviews with an average rating of 3.6

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4 College Sophomore

Majors: most programs just have a set schedule of classes you have to take and once youve passed them all you are admitted

4 College Sophomore

Majors: I've been through several programs and the advisors are always extremely helpful

College Sophomore

Nightlife: I don t know from personal experience because i am underage

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: PFT is a nightmare and a lot of the buildings are old and need to be updated. Try going without air conditioning during the summer and not having hot water for a month

College Sophomore

Scholarships: I never applied for student aid at Western Kentucky

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Western is pretty safe other than occasional robbery, not many people get assaulted

2 College Sophomore

Campus Dining: There is no place on campus open past 11 even on weekends and almost all places are closed on holidays

4 College Sophomore

Diversity: There are many international students, a huge populations of Bosnians especially

3 College Sophomore

Facilities: Food sucks everywhere on campus, but aesthetically its a nice campus

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Some people really enjoy and grow from Greek experiences, it just isn't for everyone

4 College Senior

Campus Dining: Campus has a variety of places to eat like subway, starbucks, and a large assortment of other food in a big cafeteria area in the DUC building

5 Recent Alumnus

Majors: There are some very great majors here with a lot of great opportunities to travel abroad.

4 Recent Alumnus

Facilities: They are always adding and updating the buildings. There are a lot of computer labs and libraries.Campus if fairly large, but everything can be walked to within 15 minutes. The hill will keep you in shape, but you can also take a bus all around campus.

4 Recent Alumnus

Facilities: The campus is always well kept with a lot of outdoor space. I always see people outside playing games, sports, or just hanging out. It is easy to find a nice spot to sit and relax or study.

4 Recent Alumnus

Campus Strictness: I have never had any issues with the enforcement here.

5 Recent Alumnus

Local Atmosphere: I love this town. It is in a great location. Nashville is not very far away. There are a lot of great dining and shopping locations. There is a variety of housing options, from very fancy to very run down. Anybody can live here.

3 Recent Alumnus

Greek Life: A lot of people are into Greek life, but a lot of people are not. It is not a big deal if you are or are not.

4 Recent Alumnus

Guys & Girls: People here are generally very nice and helpful.

Recent Alumnus

Campus Housing: I don't live on campus.

5 Recent Alumnus

Diversity: There is a lot of diversity on campus and in this town.

3 Recent Alumnus

Health & Safety: There are emergency kiosk places throughout campus.

4 Recent Alumnus

Campus Dining: There are a lot of coffee spots!

Recent Alumnus

Athletics: I know very little about this topic. I don't think my answers would help much.

4 College Senior

Overall Experience: The campus is beautiful and our mascot is scarily adorable.

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5 College Senior

Majors: It is THE best program in the area, I wish I had known about it sooner.

1 person found this useful Report
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Henry Hardin Cherry Hall
Henry Hardin Cherry Hall
Henry Hardin Cherry Hall Henry Hardin Cherry Hall The official top of "the Hill," one of the most recognized spots on our campus is that of Cherry Hall, named for our first president, Dr. Henry Hardin Cherry. Home to English, History, Philosophy & Religious Studies. Because English and History courses are gen ed requirements, chances are you will have a class (or classes) in this historic building your first year on the Hill.
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Overall ExperienceWhat's This?

Though most people don't choose WKU as their dream school, most students are still satisfied with their choice to attend. The University may have its problems with little things around campus (like parking), but as far as universities go, students know that overall they have it pretty good.

When asked whether they would do it all over again, many say that they would still choose Western. WKU really becomes home to many students over the course of their time spent in Bowling Green, and there are tons of opportunities to do anything they choose. The atmosphere—featuring lots of experiences to get involved with infused with a sense of belonging—is really what makes Western unique.

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