Yellow Ribbon Program School
Servicemembers Opportunity College
Western Kentucky University


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Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1000
General Information270-745-0111
TypePublic, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedDoctor's degree - professional practice, Doctor's degree - other, Less than one year certificate, One but less than two years certificate, Associate's degree, Bachelor's degree, Postbaccalaureate certificate, Master's degree, Post-master's certificate
Campus SettingCity, Small
Campus HousingYes
Student Population 20,897 (17,821 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio19 to 1

Mission Statement

Western Kentucky University prepares students to be productive- engaged leaders in a global society. It provides service and lifelong learning opportunities for its constituents. WKU is responsible for stewarding a high quality of life throughout its region.
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Study abroad
Teacher certification
Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Remedial service
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
3 percent or less
Credit Accepted  
Dual credit
Advanced placement credits
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 735418
Instructional 734418
Research and Public Service 10
Total Graduate Assistants -312
Instructional -312
Research and Public Service -0