Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, Kentucky

Western Kentucky University Admissions Overview

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What is Western Kentucky University acceptance rate?

Western Kentucky University has an acceptance rate of 97%. This means that if you have the right grades then you have a good shot of being accepted into the school. In the last academic year, 97% out of the people who applied to Western Kentucky University were accepted into the school.

It's not just admissions rates that matter. Academics are an important consideration. In terms of academics, admissions standards are high. The average SAT score at Western Kentucky University was 1,085 in the last academic year, and the average ACT score was 46.

Only 33% of students who are admitted into Western Kentucky University go on to enroll at the school. This is reasonable because most students who apply for college apply to multiple schools.

Applicants to Western Kentucky University are required to submit their GPA to the school.

Western Kentucky University SAT Scores

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What are the SAT requirements to get into Western Kentucky University? In the last academic year, Western Kentucky University accepted students with SAT scores as low as 490.

The upper range for SAT scores at Western Kentucky University was 595. On average, applicants had an SAT score of 543.

9% of people who applied to Western Kentucky University in fall 2018 submitted their SAT scores as part of their application. This means that you can get away with not submitting your SAT scores in your application.

ACT Scores

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How about ACT scores? What are the ACT requirements to get into Western Kentucky University?

95% of applicants submit their ACT scores to Western Kentucky University. This means that to have a good chance of being accepted you should submit your ACT scores.

According to admissions data, Western Kentucky University usually accepts students who have composite ACT scores of 38 or greater. The average ACT score of an applicant in fall 2018 was 23. Some applicants had ACT scores of up to 27. The higher your ACT scores are, the more likely you are to be accepted into the school.

Western Kentucky University Admission Statistics

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In fall 2018, a total of 9,250 students applied to study at Western Kentucky University. Of those students, 3,511 were men and 5,739 were women.

Applications are not the only admissions statistic you should consider; acceptance rate is also a key factor to think about. 97% of students at Western Kentucky University were accepted into the school in fall 2018. This represents a total of 8,992 students. 3,383 of students who were accepted were male and 5,609 of the students accepted were female.

The percentage of students who were accepted that enrolled at Western Kentucky University in the last academic year is 33%. Overall, 2,934 students who applied to Western Kentucky University enrolled in the school. Of those students, 34% of women who were accepted and 31% of men who were accepted enrolled.

Western Kentucky University Admission Requirements

Test ScoresRequired
High School GPARequired
High School Class RankNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended

What are the Western Kentucky University admissions requirements?

At Western Kentucky University, you are required to submit your high school test scores. Western Kentucky University asks prospective students to submit their GPA to the school.

You'll be asked to submit your high school class rank as part of your application.

What's more, you need to submit letters of recommendation from your high school. You will also not be asked to demonstrate your competencies as part of your application.

As part of your application, Western Kentucky University accepts AP Credit. However, credit for life experiences is not accepted.

Western Kentucky University Credits Accepted

AP CreditYes
Dual CreditNo
Credit for Life ExperiencesNo

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