Western Carolina University

School Info

Institution Type
4 year Public
Campus Setting
Rural
Student Teacher Ratio
15:1
Student Population
9,429
Campus Size
Midsize

Degrees Issued

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Contact Info

Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723-9646
(828) 227-7211

  • North Carolina Schools
  • Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics in 2010

Statistics

Faculty Overview

Average Western Carolina University Faculty Salaries

Instructors
$47,021
Lecturers
$41,582
Assistant Professors
$59,380
Associate Professors
$74,379
Professors
$89,619

Western Carolina University Faculty by Function

Instructional & Research
515
Executive & Administrative
51
Other Professional
352
Non Professional
563
Total1,481

Percent Teachers At Western Carolina University

Teachers 34.77%
  • Dark Yellow: Teachers
  • Yellow: Non Teachers

Tenure Status for Instructors & Researchers at the Western Carolina University

Tenured
193
On Tenured Track
145
Not On Tenured Track
122

Tenure Status for instructors & Researchers at the Western Carolina University by Gender

Tenured On Tenure Track Not On Tenure Track
Men 63%
Women 37%
Men 54%
Women 46%
Men 43%
Women 57%
  • Blue Pattern Men
  • Pink Women

Full Time Faculty Minorities at Western Carolina University

Native American
11
Asian
12
African American
32
Hispanic
18
Total73

Part Time Faculty Minorities at the Western Carolina University

Native American
6
Asian
4
African American
3
Hispanic
6
Total19

Full Time Faculty Minorities at Western Carolina University by Gender

Native American Asian African American Hispanic
M 64%
W 36%
M 75%
W 25%
M 50%
W 50%
M 39%
W 61%
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women

Part Time Faculty Minorities at the Western Carolina University by Gender

Native American Asian African American Hispanic
M 17%
W 83%
M 50%
W 50%
M 67%
W 33%
M 67%
W 33%
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women

Western Carolina University New Hires

Instructional Facilities Secretarial Services Professional Support
M 43%
W 57%
Total46
M 0%
W 100%
Total2
M 25%
W 75%
Total20
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women
Maintenance Executive & Managerial
M 50%
W 50%
Total4
M 100%
W 0%
Total1

School Overview

U.S. News Western Carolina University School Ranking

Not Ranked

In State Vs. Out of state undergraduates

In State 92%
  • Yellow: In State
  • Dark Yellow: Out Of State

Western Carolina University Retention Rates

Full Time Students Part Time Students
Returning Students 76%
Returning Students 60%
  • Yellow: Returning Students
  • Dark Yellow: Non Returning Students

Western Carolina University Graduation Rates

Full Time Students Part Time Students
Graduated Students 28%
Graduated Students 50%
  • Yellow: Graduated Students
  • Dark Yellow: Non Graduated Students

Western Carolina University Overall Graduation Rates

Graduated Students 50%
  • Graduated Students
  • Non Graduated Students

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