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WKU International Admissions

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WKU welcomes 7 new International Ambassador Diplomats at a special reception in Alumni Center as part of new International Enrollment Management (IEM) initiative. Diplomats interact with prospective and new international students. E-mail intl.ambassador@wku.edu for details.

Welcome!  歡迎  Bienvenido  ようこそ  أهلا وسهلا

Welcome prospective International Students! We are pleased that you are considering continuing your studies in the U.S. at WKU.

We are committed to promoting international understanding through intercultural exchange. The admission of qualified international students from countries throughout the world allows WKU to offer a uniquely diverse student body. WKU hosts over 700 international undergraduate and graduate students from 60 different countries. From our wide array of programs of study to our beautiful hilltop locale, we want to give you every opportunity to succeed both in career and in life.

Thank you for visiting our website. Please click on the following links to learn more about our International Admissions process and more:

Academic Admission Requirements Financial Admission Requirements
English Proficiency Requirements International Transfer Policy
Tuition Costs Scholarship
International Baccalaureate International Student Office
ESLI at WKU About Bowling Green
Navitas at WKU  Recruiting Event Schedule
International Student Admissions Criteria  


International Ambassadors

We are looking for current WKU international students that can help to welcome and integrate WKU's prospective and enrolled international students. Are you an outgoing person with the desire to help others? If so, learn more about the International Ambassadors program and apply here!

Application Deadlines


August 1st  (outside US)

August 15th  (transfer within US)


December 1st  (outside US)

January 7th  (transfer within US)


May 1st  (outside US and transfer within US)

*Any exceptions to these deadlines will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

 Last Modified 7/21/14