Western Kentucky University : Profile

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1906 College Heights Blvd
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Website: www.wku.edu
Location: Southeast AL AR FL GA KY LA MS NC SC TN VA WV

Get a snapshot of Western Kentucky University with this general overview, including student enrollment and graduation rates, average test scores, student demographics, and more.

Mission Statement

Western Kentucky University (WKU) prepares students of all backgrounds to be productive, engaged, and socially responsible citizen-leaders of a global society. The University provides research, service and lifelong learning opportunities for its students, faculty, and other constituents. WKU enriches the quality of life for those within its reach.

School Characteristics

Student Population
9140 per year

Length of Study: Public, 4-year or above
Religious Affiliation: Not Applicable

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: yes Average ACT: 19 Average SAT: 440

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 20171
Retention Rate: 73%
Graduation Rate: 3203

School Accreditation

National: Yes
Regional: yes
Federal: Yes

Male / Female Enrollment


Total Enrollment


School data was obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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