Exceptional academic programs and world-renowned faculty are only part of what makes the WKU experience unparalleled in American higher education. Our state-of-the-art facilities, commitment to student success, and highly engaged campus community demonstrate what we call the Spirit of WKU. Your hopes, dreams, and ideas are important to us. We constantly seek to provide an environment where creativity is nurtured and intellect grows. Let us show you how it’s all within your reach at Western Kentucky University.
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For more than 50 years, WKU has offered courses beyond the Bowling Green campus. The WKU Regional Campuses strive to provide access to higher education and improve the quality of life in the communities we serve.Regional Campuses
You’re not just choosing a college; you’re choosing a home. WKU is one of only four college campuses to receive the Safe Community designation from the National Safety Council. You can rest easy knowing that we’re continually working to ensure you’ll be able to focus on classes and college life uninhibited by safety concerns.Learn More
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