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University of Western Kentucky


Why study with Navitas at WKU?
The highly ranked Western Kentucky University (WKU), with over 20,000 students,
is situated on a beautiful hilltop campus overlooking the city of Bowling Green, a city very famous for its ‘southern hospitality’.
Navitas at WKU offers high-quality educational programs in a supportive environment and as a Navitas at WKU student, you will benefit from the attention and dedication of an outstanding team of staff and faculty.
WKU has an international reach with a personal touch that inspires students to succeed. High-quality education is the first step to a successful future and with over 750 full-time WKU faculty members holding degrees from almost 300 colleges and universities worldwide.

Undergraduate Programs

 (all undergraduate or bachelor’s programs)
■■ Accounting* ■■ Advanced Manufacturing ■■ Advertising* ■■ Agriculture ■■ Anthropology ■■ Architectural Science ■■ Art History ■■ Asian Religions & Cultures ■■ Biochemistry ■■ Biology
■■ Broadcasting ■■ Business ■■ Business and Marketing Education ■■ Business Economics* ■■ Business Informatics ■■ Chemistry ■■ Communication Disorders* ■■ Communication Studies ■■ Computer Information Technology ■■ Computer Science ■■ Construction Management ■■ Corporate and  Organizational Communication ■■ Criminology Systems ■■ Dance ■■ Dental Hygiene* ■■ Design Merchandising and Textiles ■■ Economics* ■■ Elementary Education ■■ Engineering: Civil ■■ Engineering: Electrical ■■ Engineering: Mechanical ■■ English* ■■ English for Secondary Teachers ■■ English: Literature ■■ English: Professional Writing ■■ Entrepreneurship* ■■ Environmental Health Science ■■ Exceptional Education: Learning and Behavior Disorders (LBD), Moderate and Severe Disabilities (MSD)
■■ Exercise Science ■■ Family and Consumer Sciences ■■ Film ■■ Finance ■■ French ■■ Geographic Information Science ■■ Geography ■■ Geology ■■ German ■■ Health Care Administration* ■■ Health Sciences ■■ History ■■ Hospitality Management and Dietetics ■■ Human Resource Management ■■  Interior Design & Fashion ■■ International Affairs ■■ International Business* ■■ Journalism ■■  Management ■■ Marketing ■■ Mass Communication* ■■ Mathematics ■■ Media ■■ Medical Technology
■■ Meteorology ■■ Middle Grades Education ■■ Military Leadership ■■ Music ■■ Music (Liberal Arts)
■■ News/Editorial Journalism* ■■ Nursing* ■■ Nutrition ■■ Organizational Leadership ■■ Performing Arts: Dance (Fine Arts) ■■ Performing Arts: Drama/Playwriting (Fine Arts) ■■ Philosophy ■■ Photojournalism
■■ Physical Education ■■ Physics ■■ Political Science ■■ Popular Culture Studies ■■ Pre-Chiropractic (pre-professional program) ■■ Pre-Dentistry (pre-professional program) ■■ Pre-Forestry (pre-professional program) ■■ Pre-Law (pre-professional program)  ■■ Pre-Medicine (pre-professional program)
■■ Pre-Optometry (pre-professional program) ■■ Pre-Pharmacy (pre-professional program) ■■ Pre-Physical Therapy (pre-professional program) ■■ Pre-Podiatric Medicine (pre-professional program) ■■ Pre-Theology (pre-professional program) ■■ Pre-Veterinary Medicine (pre-professional program) ■■ Psychology ■■ Public Health* ■■ Public Relations*  ■■ Recreation Administration ■■ Religious Studies ■■ Science and Mathematics Education ■■ Social Studies  ■■ Social Work* ■■ Sociology ■■ Spanish ■■ Sport Management ■■ Systems Management* ■■ Technology Management ■■ Theatre ■■ Visual Arts/Graphic Design ■■ Visual Studies/Studio Art 


Entry Requirements

Bangladesh Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) with a 50% or higher
India • All India Senior Secondary Certificate (CSBE) with 50% and higher
• CICSE with C1 or 5 (C1-A1) (5-1)
General Certificate of Education:
Ordinary Level (GCE O-levels)
Completion with a C or higher

UPP: Undergraduate† First-year university courses Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent) This program is equivalent to the first year of a WKU degree.
To complete the UPP: Undergraduate, you will need to
complete 12 courses and achieve the specified grade-point
average (GPA). This program is usually completed in three terms
(one year).
PMP Graduate program All academic transcripts will be
evaluated by the WKU Graduate
School. For more information
please refer to the PMP section at
This is designed for students who have completed a bachelor’s
degree, but need additional academic support in areas such as
research methods and academic writing to gain entry to a WKU
graduate program. In the PMP, you will take three academic
courses over one term.
* See page 19 for English language requirements. See pages 20-21 for equivalent academic entry requirements for different countries.
† Students requiring additional language or other academic support will be required to complete up to 12 additional credits depending on their academic level.

English Language Requirements

IELTS 5.0 (no band lower than 4.5) 5.5 (no band lower than 5.0) 5.5 (with no band below 5.0)
TOEFL Paper/iBT 500 (59 iBT) 525 (69 iBT) 525 (69 iBT)
Pearson Versant 46 50 50


Dates and Prices


2014 Tuition fees and charges
Program Duration Per-term fee (US$) Total program fee (US$)
UPP Undergraduate* 3 terms $7,427 $22,279 (30 credits)
Pre-Master’s Programs 1 term $9,090 $9,090
* Students requiring additional language or other academic support will be required to complete up to 12 additional credits depending on their academic level of entry.
Other costs* Duration Cost (US$)
Administrative fee n/a $250
On-campus housing Per year (3 terms) $5,910
Off-campus housing Per year (3 terms) $4,908
Meals Per year (3 terms) $3,774
Medical insurance (compulsory) Per year (3 terms) $1,550
Books and personal expenses Per year (3 terms) $4,500 (approximately)
Airport reception n/a $85 (approximately)
* In addition to the UPP fee.
Please note: Fees and charges are subject to change without notice. For the most up-to-date fee listings, please visit wku.navitas.com/apply-today/fees.
Program fees include:
■■ Full tuition and orientation
■■ Access to Navitas at WKU
and WKU facilities and
support services
Additional costs
A student who brings a spouse to live with them during their studies at
WKU will need an additional US$5,000 per year (approximately) to cover living
expenses. A student who brings a dependent child or children to live with them during their studies at WKU will need an additional US$3,000 per year for
each child to cover living expenses.


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