Western Carolina University

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School Information
Location
Highway 107
Cullowhee, NC 28723-9646
Setting: Faraway Town
Selectivity
Acceptance Rate: 69% (2019)
Completion Rate: 62% (2019)
Student Body
Total Enrollments: 12,167 (2019)
Men: 5,280
Women: 6,887
Costs
In State Tuition: $1,000 (2019)
Out of State Tuition: $5,000 (2019)
Books: $1,059
On Campus Room & Board: $10,725
Accreditation
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Specialized Accreditations
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship (Department of Health Sciences)
  • Didactic Program in Dietetics
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
  • Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

* Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

** Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

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