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Western Kentucky University Academics

Academic Statistics

Academics
B-
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
43%
National
48%
Full-Time Retention Rate
72%
Part-Time Retention Rate
33%
Academic Calendar
Semester
Research Funding per Student
$591
National
$1,524
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    No
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

About the Classes

Class Size Breakdown
  • 2-19 students
    48%
  • 20-39
    38%
  • 40-99
    13%
  • 100+
    1%
91%
of students say they attend class.77 responses

About the Professors

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Female Professors
52%
Male Professors
48%
Average Professor Salary
$85,548
Poll
56%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.77 responses
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    5%
  • Asian American
    8%
  • Hispanic
    2%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    0%
  • Multiracial
    2%
  • Native American
    1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    1%
  • White
    82%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
82%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.126 responses
Poll
76%
of students say professors care about their students' success.126 responses
Poll
74%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.125 responses
Poll
77%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.126 responses
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