Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

Western Kentucky University Reviews

Based on 16 Reviews
1906 College Heights Blvd Bowling Green, KY
College Review
Activities and GroupsB+
Career PreparationA-
FacilitiesA-
Students and CultureA
A-
Excellent
Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Western Kentucky 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.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
16
2
Adult Development and Aging
3
American Sign Language (Asl)
7
Arabic Language and Literature
3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
5
Art Teacher Education
0
Business Teacher Education
3
Child Care Provider/assistant
11
Chinese Language and Literature
3
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
10
3
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
33
Curriculum and Instruction
3
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
4
13
1
Education, General
6
Education/teaching of Individuals with Autism
4
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
0
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
20
Educational/instructional Technology
3
1
Elementary Education and Teaching
123
22
English Language and Literature, General
52
13
English Language and Literature/letters, Other
14
Family and Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education
32
French Language and Literature
6
General Studies
78
276
German Language and Literature
2
Health Teacher Education
0
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
27
6
Music Teacher Education
4
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
14
2
Reading Teacher Education
5
Secondary Education and Teaching
28
Spanish Language and Literature
29
Special Education and Teaching, General
18
37
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
28
7
Sports Studies
59
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other
2
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
0
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
31
Teaching English or French As a Second or Foreign Language, Other
1
Technical Teacher Education
9
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
3
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Alternative and Complementary Medical Support Services, Other
0
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
87
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
2
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
27
Dental Hygiene/hygienist
9
26
Dietetics/dietitian
8
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (Emt Paramedic)
1
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
4
Gerontology
3
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
18
Health Communication
0
Health Information/medical Records Administration/administrator
1
Health Information/medical Records Technology/technician
22
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General
27
Health/health Care Administration/management
20
19
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
78
Nursing Education
0
Nursing Practice
9
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
3
Public Health Education and Promotion
4
Public Health, General
21
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse
87
168
68
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anthropology
26
Asian Studies/civilization
4
Chinese Language and Literature
3
Community Organization and Advocacy
7
3
Counseling Psychology
17
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis
0
Cultural Studies/critical Theory and Analysis
14
Folklore Studies
12
History, General
49
7
International Relations and Affairs
11
Library and Information Science
23
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
0
Political Science and Government, General
43
Psychology, General
110
25
Public Administration
24
Religion/religious Studies
18
5
School Psychology
6
Social Sciences, General
23
Social Work
83
59
Sociology
68
6
Women's Studies
7
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
48
12
Advertising
30
Applied Economics
10
Business Administration and Management, General
13
105
50
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
1
Business/managerial Economics
17
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
1
Economics, General
23
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies
6
Executive Assistant/executive Secretary
2
Finance, General
54
Financial Planning and Services
35
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General
2
International Business/trade/commerce
32
Management Science
8
Marketing/marketing Management, General
64
Non-Profit/public/organizational Management
9
Organizational Communication, General
24
1
Organizational Leadership
7
19
24
Real Estate
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
9
Biological and Physical Sciences
2
Biology/biological Sciences, General
115
21
Biotechnology
0
Chemistry, General
44
12
Environmental Health
8
2
Geography
13
6
Geological and Earth Sciences/geosciences, Other
1
Geology/earth Science, General
12
Mathematics, General
31
16
Meteorology
7
Molecular Genetics
0
Physical Sciences
4
Physics, General
6
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Administration/management, General
0
37
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
36
105
12
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architectural Drafting and Architectural Cad/cadd
1
Architectural Technology/technician
18
Biotechnology
0
Civil Engineering Technology/technician
0
Civil Engineering, General
20
Construction Engineering Technology/technician
25
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
13
Engineering/industrial Management
11
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
3
14
Industrial Technology/technician
14
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician
11
2
Mechanical Engineering
18
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/technician
4
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Broadcast Journalism
47
Digital Communication and Media/multimedia
2
Journalism
20
Mass Communication/media Studies
5
Photojournalism
12
Public Relations/image Management
21
0
Radio and Television
22
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences, General
18
7
3
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance
1
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/technician
1
Information Technology
44
Management Information Systems, General
43
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Dance, General
4
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
11
Dramatic/theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
6
Fine/studio Arts, General
38
Interior Design
3
Music Performance, General
21
Music, Other
4
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Production Operations, General
3
Agriculture, General
68
4
Food Technology and Processing
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Apparel and Textiles, General
27
Quality Control Technology/technician
3
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Criminology
17
3
Legal Assistant/paralegal
10
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Private Loan Options
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Western Kentucky University

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Adult Development and Aging
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
Biology/biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Child Care Provider/assistant
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Community Organization and Advocacy
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminology
Curriculum and Instruction
Dental Hygiene/hygienist
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education/teaching of Individuals with Autism
Educational/instructional Technology
Elementary Education and Teaching
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (Emt Paramedic)
Engineering/industrial Management
Environmental Health
Executive Assistant/executive Secretary
Family and Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education
General Studies
Health Communication
Health Information/medical Records Technology/technician
Health/health Care Administration/management
History, General
Industrial Technology/technician
Information Technology
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
Library and Information Science
Management Information Systems, General
Management Science
Mathematics, General
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Non-Profit/public/organizational Management
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
Organizational Communication, General
Organizational Leadership
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Public Health Education and Promotion
Quality Control Technology/technician
Reading Teacher Education
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/technician
Women's Studies

*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
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Didactic Program in Dietetics
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Dental Hygiene (DH)
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language (English as a Second Language International)
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 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
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and 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
Alumni & Student Reviews
B+ Great
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
BS, MA, Class of 1980
Little that's unique. Sports and Greeks still primarly.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business, Class of 2001
Pep Rallies
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Elementary Education, Class of 2002
Studying abroad
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nursing, Class of 2012
Didn't participate, but I knew they were out there.
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
BS, MA, Class of 1980
Don't know.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business, Class of 2001
not sure
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Elementary Education, Class of 2002
Real-world experience, teaching abroad
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nursing, Class of 2012
Practicum for nursing.
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
BS, MA, Class of 1980
Fair. Most attention given to sports facilities.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business, Class of 2001
Labs and classrooms are up to date on technology and computer labs. Dining and dorms could use improvement.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Elementary Education, Class of 2002
Various computer labs, many nice updated dorms, lots of new updated classrooms, one dining hall
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nursing, Class of 2012
Great and always available.
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
BS, MA, Class of 1980
Middle class, 20% diversity, as much interested in sports as academics.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business, Class of 2001
diverse
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Elementary Education, Class of 2002
All different cultures and languages spoke @ WKU
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nursing, Class of 2012
Totally diverse.
Rated January 2016