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WKU International Admissions

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WKU welcomes 7 new International Ambassador Diplomats at a special reception in Alumni Center as part of new International Enrollment Management (IEM) initiative. Diplomats interact with prospective and new international students. E-mail for details.

Welcome!  歡迎  Bienvenido  ようこそ  أهلا وسهلا

Welcome prospective International Students! We are pleased that you are considering continuing your studies in the U.S. at WKU.

We are committed to promoting international understanding through intercultural exchange. The admission of qualified international students from countries throughout the world allows WKU to offer a uniquely diverse student body. WKU hosts over 1200 international undergraduate and graduate students from 70 different countries. From our wide array of programs of study to our beautiful hilltop locale, we want to give you every opportunity to succeed both in career and in life.

Thank you for visiting our website. Please click on the following links to learn more about our International Admissions process and more:







International Diplomat Applications are now open!

Applications for our International Diplomat Program are now open for the Fall 2015 - Spring 2016 Academic Year.  To apply, please read the position description and then apply here!

 Our International Diplomats welcome and help  WKU's prospective and enrolled international students. Feel free to contact our International Diplomats. They are here to assist you and answer any questions you may have about life at WKU and the application process.


Application Deadlines


August 1st  (outside US)

August 15th  (transfer within US)


December 1st  (outside US)

January 7th  (transfer within US)


May 1st  (outside US and transfer within US)

*Any exceptions to these deadlines will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

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