Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, NC, USA
3.99 Average Rating

With locations in Cullowhee, Asheville, and Cherokee, North Carolina, Western Carolina University is situated very close to the Great Smoky Mountains. U.S. News & World Report lists WCU as #13 in Top Public Schools. It is home to Western Carolina’s Forensic Research Facility, which is the second facility of its kind in the nation. Nursing, criminal justice, and marketing are top majors for students.

Overview

Average Net Price
$13,516
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$3,893
Out-of-State Tuition
$14,286
Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
93%
Out of State Students
7%
0
100
41%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1032
0
1600

What Students Are Saying

3.99 Average Rating
The environment is amazing and not only the teachers but everyone is very helpful. Western will your home away from home and you will be proud to call yourself a Catamount. At Western, there is so much to do academically and recreationally so you will never get bored.
Samantha from Clayton, NC
i would rate western carolina with an 8 because they are still growing. the reason i say this is because they are still developing or trying to become a bigger school. i also believe that there could be more things around cullowhee to do.
Megan from Lewisville, NC

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