Western Kentucky University

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Admission Requirements

Application, along with the $40 non-refundable fee, and all supporting materials (transcripts, ACT scores, etc.) must be received by WKU by the dates indicated below. If you have previously attended WKU as an undergraduate student the application fee is not required.

Prospective students can apply online at www.wku.edu/admissions/.

Request all documents listed below for your admissions level. Records submitted as supporting documentation for this application become the property of Western Kentucky University and cannot be returned.

Beginning Freshman

Definition:
A student who has not attended a college or university after high school graduation.
Records Needed:
An official high school transcript (no faxed transcripts accepted) and ACT or SAT scores.

Transfer

Definition:
A student who has attended one or more colleges or universities since high school graduation, but has not attended WKU.
Records Needed:
An official transcript from each college attended (No faxed transcripts are accepted. Transcripts without the official seal or those marked unofficial cannot be used.) If you have fewer than 24 semester hours of college credit earned, you must also submit your high school transcript and ACT or SAT scores.

Readmission

Definition:
A student who has attended WKU since high school graduation.
Records Needed:
An official transcript from each college attended, other than WKU.

Deadlines for Admission Applications

Kentucky and Out-of-State Residents

  • Fall Semester: August 1
  • Spring Semester: January 1
  • Summer Term: May 1

International Students

  • Fall Semester: April 1
  • Spring Semester: September 1
  • Summer Term: March 1
 Last Modified 7/23/13