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Western Kentucky University (KY): Merit Aid, Financial Aid Data, Offer Data & More

Public19,456 StudentsIn State: $22,768/yrOut of state: $38,662/yr

Western Kentucky University offers 51% of incoming freshmen merit aid. The average merit aid award is $6,301. Western Kentucky University is a public college located in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Its student population is 19,456. It is a four-year, large, primarily residential campus. It has an acceptance rate of 97%. Western Kentucky University 4 year graduation rate is 28% .


Merit Aid Stats For Western Kentucky University


FRESHMAN W/O NEED, RECEIVING MERIT AID

$6,301

AVG. MERIT AID AWARD

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Admission Data


  • Admission rate 97%
  • Avg. high school GPA 3.4
  • Avg. ACT 23.5
  • Avg. SAT 1085
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Western Kentucky University Offers

Colleges with Similar Merit Aid Award Percentages and Award Amounts


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Merit
Match
Western Kentucky University $38,662 51% $6,301 97%
The University Of Tennessee Knoxville $48,036 48% $6,879 78%
Ohio State University Main Campus n/a * 49% $6,800 52%
University Of Southern Mississippi $25,340 54% $6,246 98%
Temple University $45,100 47% $5,953 59%
Colleges with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges in Southeast Region with similar merit aid awards levels


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Western Kentucky University $38,662 51% $6,301 97%
The University Of Tennessee Knoxville $48,036 48% $6,879 78%
The University Of Alabama $46,686 53% $16,240 59%
Bluefield State College $16,352 46% $1,070 95%
The University Of West Florida $28,570 47% $3,244 42%
University Of Miami $70,906 55% $22,653 32%
West Virginia University $34,060 52% $5,475 82%
University Of Southern Mississippi $25,340 54% $6,246 98%
The University Of Tennessee Martin $27,286 52% $1,845 69%
Northwestern State University Of Louisiana n/a * 53% $4,217 82%
Colleges in Southeast Region with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years


Name
Acceptance
Rate
10 Year
Salary
Western Kentucky University 97 $83,100
Shippensburg University Of Pennsylvania 88 $91,300
University Of Colorado Colorado Springs 91 $90,900
Thomas More College 90 $90,900
Southwestern Oklahoma State University 92 $90,800
Portland State University 90 $90,500
Jacksonville University 90 $90,400
William Paterson University Of New Jersey 93 $90,200
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance


College
Acceptance
Rate
Attendance
Cost
Western Kentucky University 97 $38,662
Rochester College 100 $35,210
Rosemont College 89 $35,238
Freed Hardeman University 93 $35,950
Western State Colorado University 89 $35,982
Concordia University Saint Paul 97 $36,000
Texas A & M University Kingsville 89 $36,154
Southwestern Assemblies Of God University 91 $36,424
Union College 96 $36,600
Eastern Oregon University 98 $36,615
University Of Alabama At Birmingham 92 $37,116
Lock Haven University 94 $37,119
Iowa State University 91 $37,135
Shippensburg University Of Pennsylvania 88 $37,236
Norfolk State University 90 $37,247
Lubbock Christian University 90 $37,440
University Of North Carolina At Asheville 94 $37,697
University Of Toledo 94 $37,724
Columbia College 96 $37,856
Montana Tech Of The University Of Montana 92 $37,962
The University Of Montana 88 $37,962
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates


Name
Acceptance
Rate
4 year
graduation
Western Kentucky University 97 28%
Grand View University 92 32%
North Dakota State University Main Campus 93 32%
Union College 96 32%
University Of Alabama At Birmingham 92 32%
Jacksonville University 90 32%
Lindenwood University 88 32%
South Dakota State University 92 31%
Nyack College 98 31%
Lubbock Christian University 90 30%
Maranatha Baptist University 91 30%
Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus 89 30%
Sonoma State University 90 29%
Marshall University 91 29%
The University Of Montana 88 29%
University Of The Incarnate Word 88 29%
University Of Nebraska At Kearney 94 28%
University Of Northern Colorado 91 28%
Tougaloo College 91 27%
William Paterson University Of New Jersey 93 27%
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates

Comparing merit aid in colleges with similar acceptance rates.


Name
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Western Kentucky University 51% $6,301
University Of Kansas 58% $6,472
University Of Southern Mississippi 54% $6,246
Colorado State University Pueblo 59% $5,936
Texas A & M University Kingsville 49% $5,587
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