Western Kentucky University

School Info

Institution Type
4 year Public
Campus Setting
City
Student Teacher Ratio
19:1
Student Population
20,712
Campus Size
Very Large

Degrees Issued

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Contact Info

1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101-1000
(270) 745-0111

  • Kentucky 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 Kentucky University Faculty Salaries

Instructors
$40,197
Lecturers
$0
Assistant Professors
$52,997
Associate Professors
$64,415
Professors
$82,939

Western Kentucky University Faculty by Function

Instructional & Research
874
Executive & Administrative
115
Other Professional
598
Non Professional
861
Total2,448

Percent Teachers At Western Kentucky University

Teachers 35.7%
  • Dark Yellow: Teachers
  • Yellow: Non Teachers

Tenure Status for Instructors & Researchers at the Western Kentucky University

Tenured
336
On Tenured Track
222
Not On Tenured Track
170

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

Tenured On Tenure Track Not On Tenure Track
Men 64%
Women 36%
Men 48%
Women 52%
Men 34%
Women 66%
  • Blue Pattern Men
  • Pink Women

Full Time Faculty Minorities at Western Kentucky University

Native American
10
Asian
77
African American
182
Hispanic
22
Total291

Part Time Faculty Minorities at the Western Kentucky University

Native American
4
Asian
9
African American
62
Hispanic
9
Total84

Full Time Faculty Minorities at Western Kentucky University by Gender

Native American Asian African American Hispanic
M 50%
W 50%
M 57%
W 43%
M 36%
W 64%
M 68%
W 32%
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women

Part Time Faculty Minorities at the Western Kentucky University by Gender

Native American Asian African American Hispanic
M 25%
W 75%
M 44%
W 56%
M 45%
W 55%
M 44%
W 56%
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women

Western Kentucky University New Hires

Instructional Facilities Secretarial Services Professional Support
M 39%
W 61%
Total94
M 19%
W 81%
Total16
M 29%
W 71%
Total31
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women
Maintenance Executive & Managerial
M 70%
W 30%
Total10
M 100%
W 0%
Total3

School Overview

U.S. News Western Kentucky University School Ranking

Not Ranked

In State Vs. Out of state undergraduates

In State 82%
  • Yellow: In State
  • Dark Yellow: Out Of State

Western Kentucky University Retention Rates

Full Time Students Part Time Students
Returning Students 74%
Returning Students 58%
  • Yellow: Returning Students
  • Dark Yellow: Non Returning Students

Western Kentucky University Graduation Rates

Full Time Students Part Time Students
Graduated Students 21%
Graduated Students 47%
  • Yellow: Graduated Students
  • Dark Yellow: Non Graduated Students

Western Kentucky University Overall Graduation Rates

Graduated Students 42%
  • Graduated Students
  • Non Graduated Students

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