Western Carolina University Comparison

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Location Cullowhee, NC
Setting Distant Town
Students 11,639
Type Public 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit

Costs

Tuition (In State) $1,000
Tuition (Out of State) $5,000
Room & Board $10,103
Avg Net Price $14,456
Avg Grant Aid $6,464
% Receiving Grant Aid 72%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 39.7%
Avg High School GPA 3.67
Admissions Standards Moderate
Applicant Competition Low
ACT Range 20/25
SAT Range 1030/1210
Application Deadline Mar 1, 2020

Outcomes

Graduation Rate 50%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $39,100
Making Student Loan Payments 58%
Median Student Loan Debt $22,010
Median Loan Payment $227
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/