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The Spirit Makes the Master

The “Spirit of WKU” is more than just school spirit. Alumni, students, faculty and staff often describe it as an almost tangible feeling - a deep love and passionate pride for the rich history and tradition of Western Kentucky University, our campus, facilities and community. At WKU, The Spirit Makes the Master.

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WKU has been recognized as one of the nation's most beautiful campuses. From historic structures and sculptures, to gardens and modern sustainable buildings, we invite you to come and find your place on the Hill.

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Fulbright U.S. Student Top Producer

Fulbright U.S. Student Top Producer

WKU is tied for second in the list of top Fulbright-Producing Master’s degree-granting institutions. WKU had eight Fulbright grantees in 2016-17, making it the only public master’s institution in the top three.

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