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Western Carolina University Academics

About the Professors

Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Female Professors
47%
Male Professors
53%
Average Professor Salary
$95,196
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    1%
  • Asian American
    4%
  • Hispanic
    1%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    2%
  • Multiracial
    1%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    16%
  • White
    74%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
86%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.86 responses
Poll
81%
of students say professors care about their students' success.86 responses
Poll
80%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.86 responses
Poll
85%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.86 responses

Quality of Education

Academics
B+
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
58%
National
47%
Full-Time Retention Rate
78%
Part-Time Retention Rate
71%
Academic Calendar
Semester
Research Funding per Student
$206
National
$1,629
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    No
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

What Students Say About Education

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Which statement(s) best describes the quality of education you're getting?
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96%
of students say they attend class.55 responses
55%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.55 responses
93%
of students say they do all their homework.55 responses
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