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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

Application Fees

$55
Undergrad Application Fee
$55
Graduate Application Fee

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: Yes

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Contact Info

Address:
1 University Way Cullowhee, NC 28723-9646
Phone: (828) 227-7100
General Site: www.wcu.edu
Admissions: http://www.wcu.edu/15.asp
Application: http://www.wcu.edu/196.asp

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Alicia from Winston Salem, NC
  • Apr-19-2014 I am a current student here

    Come visit the campus and spend time walking around and speaking with both students and instructors. After you have applied, keep checking the website in order to meet your requirements and deadlines and the process is very simple and easy. Look at the different dorms and check out the cafeteria, book store, and attend some of the sporting events - they are a lot of fun. There are a lot of fast food places down the road as well as a WalMart, Lowes, and grocery stores for convenience.

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  • Brittney from Cullowhee, NC
  • Apr-03-2014 I am a current student here

    If you are going to attend Western Carolina University, then you need to get involved in clubs! There are so many clubs to choose from and you will make friends quickly. Also, do not spend a lot of money on winter gear. Prior to coming to Western Carolina University, my mother spend so much money on winter coats, boots, etc. The winters here are mild and you will only have snow sometimes and the roads will always be cleared. Live on campus your first year, you may hate the freshman college dorms because there is not AC but you will live. You will make life long friends in Scott dorm and become close to great people. Also, eat upstairs in the dining hall! Students tend to not want to eat up here because ordering panda express, or papa johns is easier. At the dining hall, you can eat as much as you would like, and you get your moneys worth. Lastly, if you are a freshman, leave your car at home! There is absolutely terrible parking at western. You probably wont even use your car here, unless you are taking a trip to Walmart. Your friends will most likely have a car and you can car pool.

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  • Alishia
  • Feb-13-2014 I am a current student here

    If you are looking for a school that offers a great science program or a great educational program, then Western Carolina University is your school.

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  • Matthew from APEX, NC
  • Feb-07-2014 I am a current student here

    It's relatively easy to make friends, there is always stuff going on and many areas to explore.

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  • Cameron from Raleigh, NC
  • Jan-21-2014 I am a current student here

    Make sure you get involved with something on campus. That can be a club, a sports team, a club team, or the marching band. Because we're in a small town, getting involved will make your experience much more enjoyable. The people and activities here are really great, you just have to make an effort to get yourself exposed to everything that's going on.

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