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Western Kentucky University - Admission Requirements

General Information | High School | Standardized Tests

General Information
  • For a personal orientation and interaction session a campus visit is recommended.
  • An admissions interview is not required.
  • Admissions may be deferred for 1.00 semester(s).
  • This College charges a non-refundable Application Fee of $30, International Students Application Fees $30
  • Special admission requirements:
    • Admission to department (in addition to university) required of dental hygiene and nursing program applicants.
  • Special admission programs exist.
    • Conditional admission.
  • Minimum composite ACT score of 17 and minimum 2.2 GPA required of in-state applicants; minimum composite ACT score of 19 and minimum 2.2 GPA required of out-of-state applicants.

High School

This information will give you a better insight into various college requirements for high school seniors applying for admission.

  • Graduation from secondary school is recommended. Be aware that the GED is accepted in lieu of graduation.
  • This college requires a minimum number of secondary school units for freshmen admissions as listed below

      Subject Required Recommended
      Units of English 4.00  
      Units of Math 3.00  
      Units of Science 2.00  
      Science units
      that must be lab
      Units of Social Studies 2.00  
      Total Units 20.00  

Standardized Tests

The Standardized Testing requirements for this school are as follows:

  • SAT I or ACT is required, and is used for admissions. However, ACT is preferred.