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Western Kentucky University Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$11,409/ year
National
$15,523
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $11,398/ year
  • $30-48k
    $14,345/ year
  • $49-75k
    $14,523/ year
  • $76-110k
    $16,528/ year
  • $110k+
    $16,737/ year

Net price is the average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Sticker Price

In-State Tuition
$10,602/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$27,144/ year
Average Housing Cost
$4,600/ year
Average Meal Plan Cost
$3,750/ year
Books & Supplies
$1,000/ year
Tuition Guarantee Plan
No
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan
Yes

Loans

Students Taking Out Loans
52%
Average Loan Amount
$5,991/ year
National
$6,768
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Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
94%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,444/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    37%
  • State Grant Aid
    75%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    41%
  • Pell Grant
    37%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $4,415
  • State Grant Aid
    $2,390
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $7,147
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $4,310
Poll
Which statement best describes your financial aid experience at this school?
Based on 208 responses
  • It went smoothly, and I received the financial aid I needed.
    35%
  • The process was a hassle, but I received the financial aid I needed.
    25%
  • It was an absolute headache, and it took multiple attempts to receive any aid.
    10%
  • It is an ongoing process that I am still dealing with.
    20%
  • I did not apply for financial aid.
    10%
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Overall Value

Value
B-
Based on average net price, earnings potential, student and alumni reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
67%
of students feel like they are getting their money's worth out of their program.66 responses
Graduation Rate
45%
National
49%
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