Western Carolina University Applying

Summary

When applying to Western Carolina University, it's important to note the application deadline is March 1, and the early action deadline is November 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 1. The application fee at Western Carolina University is $55. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 37.7 percent.

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Applications

Application deadline March 1
Early decision deadline N/A
Application fee $55
Common Application accepted No

Requirements

Required standardized tests Either SAT or ACT
Admission interview Neither required/recommended
SAT/ACT scores must be received by July 1

Entering Class Stats

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 37.7%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A

Transfer Students

Accepting applications Fall, Spring, Summer
Minimum credits to apply 12
Minimum required college GPA 2.0

International Students

Application deadline
Fall April 1
Spring September 1
Early decision or early action options available N/A
Separate application form required Yes
TOEFL accepted instead of SAT or ACT Yes
Conditional admission offered Yes
International student contact Dr. Lois Petrovich-Mwaniki, Director, International Programs & Services, (828) 227-7494, lmwaniki@email.wcu.edu

* Applying details based on 2012 data


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