Western Kentucky University is home to many highly ranked and nationally recognized academic programs such as Journalism and Broadcasting, Education, Engineering, Business and an award winning speech and debate team. Western Kentucky University is an academically demanding university which is consistently ranked in the first tier of Southern universities.
WKU has over 18,000 students from all over the USA and from more than 70 different countries.
Western Kentucky University is located in Bowling Green, Kentucky, a city with a population of 60,000 people. The 3rd largest city in Kentucky and the dining and shopping destination for a dozen surrounding counties, Bowling Green is brimming with restaurant and shopping options. Bowling Green is located just 60 miles north of Nashville and 110 miles south of Louisville.
Academically-challenging, beautiful, and safe sum up WKU. Resting on a hill overlooking Bowling Green, WKU is considered one of the most beautiful campuses in America. In 2014, WKU was the 4th university to be accredited by the National Safety Council as a Safe Community.
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