Western Carolina University

General Information

Institution Type

4-year, Public 

Admissions Office Phone

(828) 227-7211 

Admissions Office Address

Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723-9646 

Admissions Website

http://www.wcu.edu 

 
Cost
Number of Students Enrolled
 
 

Admissions

Open admission policy

No

Secondary school GPA required

Required

Secondary school rank required

Recommended

Secondary school record required

Required

Completion of college-preparatory program required

Required

Recommendation required

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies required

Neither required nor recommended

Admission test score required

Required

Other test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) required

Neither required nor recommended

TOEFL (test of English as a foreign language) required

Required

Degrees/Certificates

Degrees / Certifications Offered

Doctorate
Masters
Bachelors
Certificate

Number of Programs Offered

85

Programs Offered (By Subject)

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E
  • F
  • G
  • H
  • I
  • J
  • K
  • L
  • M
  • N
  • O
  • P
  • Q
  • R
  • S
  • T
  • U
  • V
  • W
  • X
  • Y
  • Z

Accounting

Accounting

Acting

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Allied Health

Athletic Training/Trainer
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)

Art

Art/Art Studies, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Interior Design

Audio Production

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other

Biology

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

BSN

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

Business

Accounting
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Finance, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
International/Global Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Business Administration

Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other

Chemistry

Chemistry, General

Communications

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Computer Science

Computer Science

Construction Management

Construction Engineering Technology/Technician

Counseling

College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services

Crime Scene Investigation

Forensic Science and Technology

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Design

Interior Design

Early Childhood Education

Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching

Education

Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Community College Education
Education, General
Education, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General

Educational Leadership

Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
Secondary School Administration/Principalship

Electrical Engineering

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician

Elementary Education

Elementary Education and Teaching

EMT

Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)

Engineering

Engineering Technology, General

English

English Language and Literature, General

ESL

Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Finance

Finance, General

Forensic Nursing

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

Forensic Science

Forensic Science and Technology

Health Information Management

Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator

Healthcare

Athletic Training/Trainer
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Dietetics/Dietitian
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy

Healthcare Administration

Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Healthcare Management

Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator

History

History, General

Hospitality

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Human Resources

Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General

Human Services

Social Work

Information Systems

Management Information Systems, General

Interior Design

Interior Design

International Business

International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies

Language

French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature

Law

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Forensic Science and Technology

Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Philosophy

LPN to BSN

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

Management

Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Marketing

Marketing, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Math

Applied Mathematics, General
Mathematics, General

MBA

Business Administration and Management, General

Music

Music Performance, General
Music, General

Nurse Practitioner

Family Practice Nurse/Nursing

Nursing

Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

Nutrition

Dietetics/Dietitian

Paramedic

Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)

Personal Training

Athletic Training/Trainer

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy/Therapist

Political Science

Political Science and Government, General

Property Management

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General

Psychology

Psychology, General
School Psychology

Public Administration

Public Administration

Public Health

Environmental Health

RN

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

RN to BSN

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

RN to MSN

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

School Psychology

School Psychology

Science

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Environmental Science
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Psychology, General
School Psychology
Anthropology
Geography

Small Business

Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies

Social Work

Social Work

Sociology

Sociology

Special Education

Special Education and Teaching, General

Speech Therapy

Communication Sciences and Disorders, General

Sports Management

Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Sports Medicine

Athletic Training/Trainer

Teaching

Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Technology

Management Information Systems, General
Computer Science
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Industrial Technology/Technician