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Rank: 581

Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, NCwww.wcu.edu
costs
Est. Full Price 2019-2020
$22,400
% of students who get any grants
68%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$15,400
Average price for low-income students
$10,670
admissions
Acceptance rate
39%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1110/22
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
Enrollment
9,234
Financial Aid
% of students with need who get grants
93%
% of need met
65%
% of students who get merit* grants
4%
Average merit grant
$2,601
student success
Graduation rate
59%
Average time to a degree
4.4 years
Average student debt
$22,500
Average salary within 3 years
$44,000
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
16%
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
N/A

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Opportunity Insights.

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Opportunity Insights.

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