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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

Due to the impending winter weather, WKU Owensboro will close at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday.

Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert.

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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

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