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Contact Information

Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1000
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Fast Facts

Control: Public
Campus Setting: Small City
(< 100,000 residents)
Calendar System: Semester
Year Founded: 1906
School Colors: Red, White
School Nickname: Hilltoppers, Lady Toppers

Student Body (Fall 2008)

Total Student Population
(19,742 students)
Attendance Status
of All Undergraduates
Demographic Breakdown
of Full-Time Undergraduates
Gender Breakdown
of Full-Time Undergraduates
Undergraduates 16,947
Graduates 2,795
Total Students 19,742
Part-Time 3,460
Full-Time 13,487
African American 1,428
American Indian 40
Asian American 157
Caucasian 11,231
Hispanic American 205
International 214
Not Specified 212
Male 5,830
Female 7,657

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS database. Survey files used include Institutional Characteristics, Enrollments and Student Financial Aid; Survey years include 2007-2008, 2008-2009, and 2009-2010. The information on this page is believed to be accurate for the 2008 school year, though College Toolkit does not guarantee such accuracy.

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