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Reviews 1748 total reviews with an average rating of 3.6

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3 College Sophomore

Party Scene: I don't really know about the nightlife. some people hang out in the food court at night, and others hang out in their friend's dorms. its pretty quiet though

3 College Sophomore

Party Scene: I don't really go to the parties, but the ones I have been to were pretty cool

3 College Sophomore

Diversity: diversity is okay but some people still aren't as accepted as others are. it all depends

3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: the only drug most people would have is marijuana or alcohol, nothing too serious

3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I liked all of my professors and courses. the class sizes were just right for me, since I don't like being in a big classroom

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: as far as I know, the campus is safe. there is little to no crime on campus.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: campus housing is okay. the dorms are nice and it mostly quiet in the dorm I stay in

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: The Greeks at WKU aren't as good as those at TSU, but they're okay

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: I'm not really interested in the sports, but WKU does have a really good football team

3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: WKU isn't a bad school, but it's not really the best school either but I like it

4 College Sophomore

Party Scene: There is ALWAYS something going on at WKU

5 College Sophomore

Party Scene: Rated best party school in KY for a few years in a row now.

5 College Sophomore

Academics: You grades are completely up to you, but the majority of professors are more than willing to help you with anything you need as far as understanding material and passing the class with the grade you desire.

5 College Sophomore

Diversity: This school definitely has the most diversity of any school i've attended, and it is all very accepted.

4 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: Peer pressure isn't a thing unless you're in with the wrong group of people. Just be smart and know your limits.

3 College Senior

Overall Experience: Process is too computer based and needs more one on one.

3 College Senior

Greek Life: Don't know much about Greek life. I live off campus with my family.

3 College Senior

Athletics: I don't keep up with the athletics

4 College Senior

Overall Experience: Professors and staff seem very concerned and dedicated to student education.

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: As a junior, I've enjoyed my experience at WKU so much. WKU is my home. When I'm away I can't wait to come back. The campus has a beautiful environment that is open and doesn't feel constricting. It's safe to say that WKU students have a strong sense of pride and spirit for being Hilltoppers.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: From my experience, WKU students have access to many potential career aspects. I have a professor who has connections in New York City and has offered to assist me in my search for PR internships. My advisors have also been helpful in pointing me in the right direction in considering career options.

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: I feel very safe on campus. There is usually little to no campus crime and students can receive text alerts in the event that something happens.

3 College Junior

Campus Housing: On campus housing is required for the first two years. Living on campus is very convenient and you are more likely to attend classes than living off campus.

5 College Junior

Greek Life: Greek life on WKU is a great networking experience

4 College Junior

Athletics: WKU students are among the most spirited students.

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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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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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