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WKU College Readiness

WKU College Readiness

College readiness and course placement are crucial for the success of future Hilltoppers. This process helps students receive appropriate academic support, complete major requirements, and graduate in a timely manner. WKU places students into select reading, writing, and math courses based on unweighted high school GPA and test scores.



Send Official Test Scores to WKU

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Frequently Asked Questions

It depends! We recommend sending WKU your test scores if your unweighted high school GPA is below 3.50.
WKU accepts ACT, SAT, KYOTE, ACCUPLACER, GED, and ALEKS test scores.
Even though test scores are not used for admission, WKU uses test scores to place you into reading, writing, and math courses. If you do not have any test scores, please refer to the placement tests page for options.
You may contact the Advising and Career Development Center at 270-745-5065 or college.readiness@wku.edu.




Student meeting with an Academic Advisor

The Advising and Career Development Center (ACDC) helps coordinate college readiness and course placement.

Downing Student Union (DSU) 2141
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11052
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1008
Phone: 270-745-5065
Email: college.readiness@wku.edu

Learn More About ACDC


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 Last Modified 4/19/24