Western Kentucky University is known for being a non selective school. Around 9,250 applications are received by Western Kentucky University each year. The overall acceptance rate tends to be around 97 percent which equals about 8,990 students who were successful in the admission process of the institution. However, when the term starts, only about 2,900 or 33 percent of the applicants who earned acceptance letter from Western Kentucky University decide to register. Based on the school’s application data, 37% of the applicants were men while 62% were women, however, after being accepted, only 59 percent of the women enrolled at Western Kentucky University as compared to 40 percent of men who decided to enroll.

Western Kentucky University’s undergraduate application fee is $45. To apply to Western Kentucky University, you will need to present these required documents: ACT/SAT scores, Completion of college-preparatory program, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. Freshmen students are asked to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Western Kentucky University when applying. Most often, an ACT score of 20 - 27 or a 980 - 1,190 SAT score is the range that applicants have greater chances to be accepted. This institution also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits, and Dual credit.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2018 Admissions Cycle
Applications
9,250
Male 3,511
Female 5,739

 

Acceptance
8,992
Male 3,383
Female 5,609

 

Enrollment Total
2,934
Male 1,182
Female 1,752


Acceptance Rate
97.2%
Male
96.4%
Female
97.7%

 

Yield
32.6%
Male
34.9%
Female
31.2%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$45


Graduate

$55



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record



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