Welcome to Western Kentucky University (WKU), home of the Hilltoppers. WKU is located in the heart of Bowling Green, Kentucky's third largest city with a population of more than 60,000. Our hilltop campus is a place of beauty and friendliness. Whether you're looking to explore the natural world, walk to a restaurant downtown, or catch a sporting event, Bowling Green has a variety of attractions for the WKU Community to enjoy. Additionally, Bowling Green is located approximately 110 miles south of Louisville and 65 miles north of Nashville, making it easy to travel to other regional destinations.
WKU’s undergraduate division provides four-year programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts, the Bachelor of Fine Arts, the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies, the Bachelor of Science, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, the Bachelor of Music, and the Bachelor of Social Work degrees. Ninety-four (94) academic majors that lead to the baccalaureate degree and seventy-five (75) academic minors are available. A number of professional and pre-professional advising tracks provide additional options. In addition, WKU offers six (6) associate degree programs, sixty-nine (69) certificate program...s, forty-eight (48) master's degree programs, two (2) specialist degree programs and four (4) doctoral degree programs.