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#1056 Overall Influence #559 Desirability Rank

Western Kentucky University

University

Featured Alumnus

Harry B. Gray ranks among our Top Influential Chemists Today.

From Wikipedia

Western Kentucky University is a public university in Bowling Green, Kentucky. It was founded by the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 1906, though its roots reach back a quarter-century earlier. It operates regional campuses in Glasgow, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, and Owensboro.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

8,574

Acceptance

98%

Graduation Rate

52%

Median SAT Score

1105

Median ACT Score

23

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$10,802

Fees (in-state)

$0

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$38,600

Employed

88%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

14K

Under-Grads

13K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green KY 42101-1000

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

6 per 100K

Violent Crime

0 per 100K

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

43 per 100K

Violent Crime

3 per 100K

What is Western Kentucky University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#624 World Rank
Business
#725 World Rank
Education
#553 World Rank
History
#937 World Rank
Literature
#1106 World Rank
Medical
#854 World Rank
Chemistry
#1198 World Rank
Biology
#943 World Rank
Mathematics
#1308 World Rank
Political Science
#856 World Rank
Communications
#2042 World Rank
Engineering
#362 World Rank
Anthropology
#496 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#1135 World Rank
Religious Studies
#1881 World Rank
Computer Science
#1087 World Rank
Psychology
#1444 World Rank
Physics
#1428 World Rank
Economics
#942 World Rank
Sociology
#1495 World Rank
Nursing
#1600 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#1693 World Rank
Social Work

Other areas of influence

#800 World Rank
Law
#1332 World Rank
Philosophy

Influential People

Who are Western Kentucky University's Most influential alumni?

Western Kentucky University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Anthropology, Earth Sciences, and History

Martin Massengale

David Carter

American football player

Vernie McGaha

American politician and educator

Kevin Willard

Kevin Willard

American basketball coach

Matt Long

Matt Long

American actor

Jim McDaniels

American basketball player

Steve Henry

American surgeon and politician

John Givens

American basketball player-coach

Darnell Mee

Basketball player

Wayne Chapman

Wayne Chapman

American basketball player-coach

Chris Robinson

American basketball player

Mike Longo

American musician