Bowling Green, KY
Western Kentucky University


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Recent Reviews

Abigail
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Western Kentucky is a very flexible school, from summer online and on-campus courses, to summer start programs, it has everyt...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Western Kentucky is a very flexible school, from summer online and on-campus courses, to summer start programs, it has everything to meet people's needs. So far I've taken two online courses and have been accepted to the summer start program, and I have had a pleasant experience through it all. On tours, I've been welcomed and treated like I was already a full-time student. The staff and fellow students are courteous and very embracing of new peers.

Zoe
What is your overall opinion of this school?

It is a very safe campus with lots of opportunities. Some of my classes have been large (50-70 people) but most are around 30...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It is a very safe campus with lots of opportunities. Some of my classes have been large (50-70 people) but most are around 30 or under. On game days there are always people out tailgating and even when there isn’t a game you can usually find some people out playing football or soccer on the lawn.

Janessa
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I think Western is an overall amazing school that provides its students with a plethora of resources for success. The atmosph...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think Western is an overall amazing school that provides its students with a plethora of resources for success. The atmosphere on campus is inviting and fun. Anyone who steps foot on our campus can tell that us hilltoppers are a dedicated. The school is well maintained, they provide us with so much, and the teachers here care about your success.

Victoria
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To put it simply, WKU is a party school and degree mill. It's sufficient for getting people through with a degree, but it's s...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

To put it simply, WKU is a party school and degree mill. It's sufficient for getting people through with a degree, but it's so large and with such a party focus among many students that sometimes it is easy to feel lost in the crowd, like you're just a number. If you simply want to get your degree and move on, then WKU may be a good fit for you, but if you want smaller classes where you can feel more involved, this is probably not the school for you. Additionally, the parking situation can be infuriating. Students pay a high price for residential parking that is not necessarily anywhere close to their residence hall, and still may not be able to find parking in said parking lots. Personally, I do feel like Western's nursing program is preparing me well for my career (I don't have much knowledge on the quality of other majors), but there are aspects of attending this school that I am ready to be finished with.

Evan
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I applied to Western Kentucky University, to be a student in the award-winning architectural science department. My first yea...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I applied to Western Kentucky University, to be a student in the award-winning architectural science department. My first year was spent enjoying the opportunities that college presented including, new friends, new living arrangements, and also an overload of fresh knowledge. Since I'm originally from Nashville, Tennessee, WKU has been my home away from home. To be close enough to come home, and far enough to get away. The University itself has undergone many changes in the last two years and with it, I changed as well. My major in architectural sciences didn't fulfill my yearning to make art and that's when I found a camera. It wasn't short after that I changed my major to photojournalism and I've been climbing the industry ladder ever since. If it wasn't for the nationally ranked photojournalism program, I wouldn't be as successful as I am today. WKU has made it very easy for me to change my path and ultimately saved my life. Looking back, I only came to Bowling Green to build houses but now, I'm photographing things that matter and recording history for the world to see. Thank you WKU.

Victoria
What is your overall opinion of this school?

It's a very nice university expect from the people who run it. The people you meet (ex. Professors & counselors) are wonderf...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It's a very nice university expect from the people who run it. The people you meet (ex. Professors & counselors) are wonderful, but people like the President aren't open and more than likely, honest with the students. The President, Caboni, is being personally sued (And the university as a hole) by a former student because he didn't do anything about the harassment the girl was going through. The University is also suing their own newpaper. So, other than the people in charge, everything is great.

Kinsley
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When I first began my college search, nothing in particular had drawn me to Western Kentucky University. Then I visited the c...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

When I first began my college search, nothing in particular had drawn me to Western Kentucky University. Then I visited the campus and absolutely fell in love with it. Classes began in the August of my freshman year and I was immediately blown away by every professor's willingness to help a floundering student, by the ever-accommodating facilities that allow me to do my homework at two in the morning, and by the overwhelmingly kind and welcoming student population whom are always ready to answer that terrified freshman's questions and to build friendships. The activities on campus are endless; I am personally a part of an on campus ministry known as CRU, where I have met countless lifelong friends and really grown as a person. As the next semester approaches, I hope to join an intermural basketball or volleyball team, as I participated in those sports in high school. There's practically a club or organization for everyone who steps on campus, and every day I am reminded that I am exactly where I am supposed to be, oh home sweet home to me in Kentucky.

Emily
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I am a proud Hilltopper, and I feel that WKU is a very nice school/campus. It has a highly praised reputation that it doesn't...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I am a proud Hilltopper, and I feel that WKU is a very nice school/campus. It has a highly praised reputation that it doesn't always live up to, and some of my own personal experiences have biased my opinion, but overall it is a very good place to pursue a college education.

Melissa
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think it is a pretty standard college. There are people who are really into going to the sports events, but I am mostly th...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think it is a pretty standard college. There are people who are really into going to the sports events, but I am mostly there to get my degree. That being said, there are plenty of opportunities to get help from professors and other students when struggling in a class. There is a large variety of classes to choose from and plenty to do in the city itself (when can be entered by bus if one does not have a car). Sometimes dorm life isn't the best as one can get homesick, but it is okay. The showers take getting used to and living with 40+ other people sharing them can make them and the bathrooms messy at times. Going up the hill is a nightmare. I will never get used to walking up it, but it is definitely worth the education.

Emily
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall, I enjoy attending school at Western Kentucky University. I have met great friends and have enjoyed most of my classe...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall, I enjoy attending school at Western Kentucky University. I have met great friends and have enjoyed most of my classes thus far. On campus housing is a little outdated, but I believe it will improve greatly as the university is beginning to make great changes to the current dorms.

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  • Tuition & Fees
  • $9,912
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  • 94%

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