Western Kentucky University Comparison

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Location Bowling Green, KY
Setting Small City
Students 19,456
Type Public 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $10,802
Tuition (Out of State) $26,496
Room & Board $8,432
Avg Net Price $12,174
Avg Grant Aid $8,255
% Receiving Grant Aid 95%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 97.3%
Avg High School GPA 3.2
Admissions Standards Challenging
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 19/27
SAT Range 990/1220
Application Deadline Aug 1, 2020


Graduation Rate 50%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $37,100
Making Student Loan Payments 47%
Median Student Loan Debt $24,250
Median Loan Payment $250
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/