Academic Areas of Interest
Visit the Office of the Provost, learn about policies, programs, initiatives and more.
Visit this page to see the Academic Calendars for the current school year, including dates for final exams, Summer Sessions and Winter Term.
Learn more about colleges and departments at WKU.
The Colonnade Program is the new General Education program at WKU as of Fall 2014. These general education courses are an integral part of the undergraduate curriculum that both complement and support the student's preparation in their specific field. These courses are required of all majors at WKU.
Where learning fits your life. WKU offers many graduate and undergraduate programs,
several certificates and endorsements and more than 1,000 online courses each year!
Our more than 80 graduate programs provide outstanding learning experiences and are focused on the successes of our
students, both during their graduate studies and thereafter as alumni.
The Kentucky Museum, located in the Historic Kentucky Building, houses history, arts
& culture, with an outstanding quilt and textile collection, extensive archeological
and ethnic holdings, also fine and decorative arts. Permanent exhibits include the
life of local celebrity, Duncan Hines; a look at the Civil War from a local perspective;
a decorative arts gallery ranging from an Egyptian sarcophagus to 1970s macramé; plus
a gallery of regional quilts.
WKU Libraries offers a one-stop search to find research materials, such as books,
journal articles, and digital objects, with results across nearly all library collections
in a relevant-ranked list similar to a Google search. Inter-library Loan is available
to all students and faculty for resources not found locally.
The Office of Scholar Development (OSD) supports WKU students throughout the process
of finding and applying for nationally competitive scholarships, research opportunities,
internships, and a variety of post-graduation opportunities.
WKU is committed to reaching out beyond the "the hill" to reach many audiences such
as business and industry, adult learners, military, distance learning students, community
organizations, and high school students who want to earn college credit.
WKU offers more than 170 choices for undergraduate areas of study through majors,
minors, associate degree programs, certificate programs, pre-professional study and
areas of concentration within majors. WKU also offers more than 80 graduate programs. Find the program that's right for you.
WKU serves more than 5,000 students at three regional campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro,
and Elizabethtown/Fort Knox. Visit the regional campus websites to learn more.
Learn more about how to obtain external funds from the Office of Sponsored Programs, the WKU Scholar, a semiannual publication that focuses on scholarship and research, The Student Research Council, which encourages scholarly activities and coordinates the annual WKU Student Research Conference, Institutional Research, the Center for Research and Development, WKU Libraries and more.
Services and Resources
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