Western Carolina University

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General Information

Admission Office

102 Camp Building

Cullowhee, NC 28723

(828) 227-7317

(877) 928-4968

Fax: (828) 227-7319

Contact: Alan Kines

Director of Admissions
Main Address

HFR Administration Building

Cullowhee, NC 28723

(828) 227-7211


Total undergrads: 7,130

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,224

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,896

Graduate enrollment: 1,920


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 51%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 71%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Interior Design B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Entrepreneurship B
Finance/Banking B
Hospitality Administration/Management B
International Business B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Motion picture and television production B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B


Art Teacher Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
French, secondary education B
German Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Kindergarten/Preschool Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special Education B


Electrical/Communications Engineering B

Engineering Technologies

Construction/Building Technologies B
Electrical Engineering Technologies B
Engineering Technology – General B
Industrial Technology B
Manufacturing Technologies B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Clinical Laboratory Science B
Communication Disorders B
Emergency Medical Technology B
Environmental Health B
Health System Administration B
Medical Dietetics B
Medical Records Administration B
Nursing (RN) B
Recreational Therapy B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Natural Resources Management/Policy B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks/Leisure Facilities Management B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B
Forensic Technologies B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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