• Western Carolina University

University Overview

High Institutional Ranking:

·       1 of 16 campuses in the University of North Carolina System

·       Top 11 public regional universities in the South by the US News and World Report (2018)

·       Top 300 business schools by the Princeton Review

·       Top 100 undergraduate engineering program by the US News and World Report

·       Top 5 university for undergraduate research nation wide

·       Top 1 outdoor adventure college in the eastern of the US


·       College of Business

·       College of Arts and Sciences

·       College of Education and Allied Profession

·       College of Health and Human Science

·       College of Engineering and Technology

·       College of Fine and Performing Arts



Location State City
North Carolina

Other Campus Location


QS Global Rank: 0

Times Higher Education Rank: 0

University Feature


·       Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and School Commission on Colleges

·       Accredited by more than 30 state and national associations and organizations

·       AACSB accredited for business programs

·       ABET accreditation for Engineering


High Quality Academic Programs:

·       120+ undergraduate programs

·       40+ graduate programs

·       First accredited four-year emergency medical care program in the US

·       Highest ranked entrepreneurship and project management programs

·       1 of 3 Business Administration and Law Programs in the US

·       National award winning authors, nationally and internationally recognized

·       Even more nationally recognized program: engineering, forensics, geosciences and natural resources, music, nursing, teaching, technology and much more

·       11,000+ students enrolled from 50 states and 35 countries

·       40% undergraduate admission acceptance rate

·       57% of all classes have fewer than 30 students

·       16:1 student- faculty ratio

·       One-to-one interaction with faculty


·       Very safe campus and local community

·       Crime state is much lower than national or state average

·       US southern culture is famous for being hospitable and friendly

·       One of the most environmentally responsible colleges in North America listed by the Princeton Review for four consecutive years

·       Filming location for Oscar Award winning movies such as “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

University Intakes

Intake For Intake Date

Scholarship and Funding

Merit Based