Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, NC
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Western Carolina University Review

Cullowhee, NC, Highway 107
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Career Preparation A+
Students and Culture A+
Facilities A+
Activities and Groups A-
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Western Carolina University is a medium sized, public, four-year university enrolling 10,340 students and offering 105 degrees in Cullowhee, NC.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Western Carolina University.

*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.
1
Education and Liberal Arts
618 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics
4
Art Studies
12
Art Teacher Education
5
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
25
Communication Sciences and Disorders
23
28
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
7
Education
24
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
28
Educational Leadership and Administration
18
0
3
Elementary Education and Teaching
55
English Language and Literature
43
10
English/language Arts Teacher Education
14
French Language and Literature
0
German Language and Literature
2
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
86
Kindergarten/preschool Education and Teaching
39
Liberal Arts
4
Mathematics Teacher Education
13
Music Teacher Education
23
0
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
11
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
7
Social Studies Teacher Education
5
1
Spanish Language and Literature
8
Spanish Language Teacher Education
1
Special Education and Teaching
10
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
55
Sport and Fitness Administration/management
26
0
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
27
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Human and Social Sciences
477 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anthropology
32
History
38
7
International/global Studies
15
Philosophy
18
Political Science
21
Psychology
120
14
Public Administration
43
20
School Psychology
6
Science, Technology and Society
0
Social Work
77
36
Sociology
30
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Healthcare
450 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/trainer
20
Dietetics/dietitian
26
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (Emt Paramedic)
57
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
0
Health/health Care Administration/management
0
31
Nursing Practice
3
Physical Therapy/therapist
32
Registered Nurse
199
39
Therapeutic Recreation/recreational Therapy
43
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Business
425 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
36
20
Business Administration and Management
91
46
Business Administration, Management and Operations
26
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies
25
Finance
40
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration
49
Marketing
28
9
Marketing/marketing Management
55
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Legal and Law
180 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Criminal Justice
168
Forensic Chemistry
12
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Mathematics and Science
134 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biology
59
10
Chemistry
22
5
Environmental Health
12
Geography
0
Geology/earth Science
7
Mathematics
19
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Engineering
128 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Construction Engineering Technology/technician
19
24
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
10
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/technician
9
Engineering
0
Engineering Technology
41
Environmental Science
19
Industrial Technology/technician
6
Land Use Planning and Management/development
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Art and Design
90 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
18
Fine Arts
16
2
Interior Design
7
Music
7
Music Performance
39
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Hospitality
58 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Management
36
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
22
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Computer Technology
41 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
19
Management Information Systems
22
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Communication and Media
20 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication
20
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
12
Agriculture
18 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Natural Resources Management and Policy
18
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Western Carolina University.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Administration and Management
Business Administration, Management and Operations
Construction Engineering Technology/technician
Criminal Justice
Education
Educational Leadership and Administration
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (Emt Paramedic)
Health/health Care Administration/management
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration
Kindergarten/preschool Education and Teaching
*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.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Specialized institution 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 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 Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 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
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A+ Excellent
Career Preparation
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Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Class of 1986

I don't know now, I graduated in 1986. However, when I went, they not only taught theory and application, but they also help us develop portfolios and secure interviews.

Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Students and Culture
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Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Class of 1986

It was 1986, so it doesn't apply to now.

Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Facilities
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Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Class of 1986

IT WAS 1986, I DON'T KNOW WHAT IT'S LIKE NOW

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
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Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Class of 1986

IT WAS 1986, I DON'T KNOW WHAT IT'S LIKE NOW

Rated January 2016
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