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WKU Owensboro Application Checklist


Step One:

  • Make an appointment with an advisor to ensure you are ready to apply.

    • Call (270) 684-9797 or stop by our office to schedule an appointment. WKU Owensboro advisors can evaluate previous course work and help you determine the best bachelor’s degree for you.
    • Bring an unofficial copy of all school transcripts to your appointment. If you have attended multiple institutions, be sure to bring transcripts from each college or university.

Step Two:

Click on this link for tutorial videos on completing the admissions application.

  •  Students pursuing a bachelor's degree will select the "Domestic and International" application even if they have taken WKU classes in the past.

     To create a log-in account for the application, click on the blue text that says "Application Account Creation"

    If applying for Joint Admissions, please follow this link.

Step Three:

Send all transcripts from prior institutions to WKU (main campus). 

  • How do I get official transcripts from other schools?
    • Owensboro Community & Technical College - START Center or online through "Student Records"

    • Henderson Community College - START Center or online through "Records"

    • Madisonville Community College - Admissions/Records office or online through "Transcript Request"

    • Ivy Tech Community College - Office of the Registration or online through "Transcript Request"
  • Where do I mail my official transcripts?
Office of Admissions
Western Kentucky University

1906 College Heights Blvd. #11020
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1020


Step Four:

  • Meet with an advisor to enroll in courses.  Call (270) 684-9797 to schedule an appointment. 

  • Frequently check your WKU email.  Your bill will be sent to your WKU e-mail and WKU faculty and staff often use your e-mail to notify you of schedule changes and important events.

  • Familiarize yourself with the WKU Owensboro website.  There is a lot of important information!

For questions, please call (270) 684-9797 or email our Owensboro Advisors.

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 Last Modified 9/6/16