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Western Kentucky University

Honors College

Class of 2014 Student Profile

WKU is home to the only Honors College in the Commonwealth of  Kentucky.  Created in 2007, the Honors College at WKU provides an  intimate, highly selective learning environment where college-age  gifted and high-achieving students can develop the skills to prepare  them for success in the nation’s top academic and career opportunities.    Average ACT Score: 29 Average SAT Score 1300 Average SAT  297 First Time First Year Freshmen  2 National Merit Recipients  187 Full Tuition or Higher Academic Scholarships    Top Producing Public High Schools Greenwood High School  DuPont Manual High School  Bowling Green High School  Madisonville North Hopkins High School  Warren East High School  Barren County High School  Woodford County High School  Daviess County High School  South Oldham High School  Marshall County High School   Top Producing Private High Schools Assumption High School  Kentucky Country Day School  Christian Academy of Louisville  Lexington Catholic High School  Louisville Christian Academy  Mercy Academy  Sacred Heart Academy  Merrol Hyde Magnet School (TN)  Nova Center for Applied Research (FL)  St. Xavier High School  Trinity Christian Academy  Villa Madonna Academy  Trinity High School  Valor Traditional Academy  Notre Dame Academy     Class of 2014 Student Profile  Demographic Breakdown  Gender: Male 106 students; 36% Female 191 students; 64%  Ethnicity American Ind/Alaskan: 3 students; 1%   Asian: 3 students; 1%  Black: 3 students; 1%  Hispanic: 6 students; 2%  White: 281 students; 94%  Not Reported: 2 students; 1%  Residency:  In-State: 264 students; 89%  Out-of-State: 33 students; 11%   WKU Residency:  Minton Hall: 243 students; 82% Non-Honors Halls: 31 students; 10%  Living Off Campus: 23 students; 8%     Membership by Academic College  College of Education and Behavioral Sciences 31 students, 10% College of Health and Human Services 32 students; 10% Gordon Ford College of Business 22 students; 7% Ogden College of Science and Engineering 98 students; 34% Potter College of Arts and Letters 83 students; 29% University College 31 students; 10 percent   Contact the Honors College  270.745.2081  www.wku.edu/honors  honors.admissions@wku.edu  1906 College Heights Blvd.  Bowling Green, KY 42101

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