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Western Carolina University
  • Graduate School
  • CULLOWHEE, NC

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Western Carolina is a public graduate school in Cullowhee, North Carolina. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 1,612 graduate students. Of the 28 graduate programs offered at Western Carolina University, 10 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Western Carolina University are Registered Nursing (RN), Business, and Educational Administration. 53% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
1,612
Part-Time Grad Students
848
Research Assistants
114
Teaching Assistants
126
Racial Diversity
  • White
    78.7%
  • African American
    8.3%
  • Hispanic
    5%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    3.9%
  • Multiracial
    2.2%
  • Native American
    0.8%
  • Asian
    0.8%
  • Unknown
    0.2%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 8 responses
  • Driven
    38%
  • Down-to-earth
    13%
  • Friendly
    38%
  • Intellectual
    13%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 8 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    13%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    25%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    63%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
100%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 8 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 8 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 8 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 8 responses
  • $25K-$50K
    63%
  • <$25K
    38%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 8 responses
  • <$50K
    13%
  • Did not graduate yet
    88%
88%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 8 responses

Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$31,993
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$658
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$230,300
National
$217,500

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