Exceptional academic programs and world-renowned faculty are only part of what makes the WKU experience unparalleled in American higher education. Our state-of-the-art facilities, commitment to student success, and highly engaged campus community demonstrate what we call the Spirit of WKU. Your hopes, dreams, and ideas are important to us. We constantly seek to provide an environment where creativity is nurtured and intellect grows. Let us show you how it’s all within your reach at Western Kentucky University.
TOP is a required orientation day for new Hilltoppers. During TOP, you’ll meet with an advisor, schedule your classes, get your student ID, and more!
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Our residence halls are more than just a place to live. At WKU, you’ll be part of a community! Explore your options and fill out the Housing application.Housing at WKU
It’s never too soon to start planning for college. Check out this timeline that we’ve created to see what you can do right now to get ready to earn your college degree at WKU.Admissions Timeline
TOP is an important step in your Hilltopper journey. During TOP, you’ll interact with current students and classmates, meet with an advisor and choose your class schedule, and receive your WKU Student ID. Click the button below to select your TOP date.Sign up for TOP
You’re not just choosing a college; you’re choosing a home. WKU is one of only four college campuses to receive the Safe Community designation from the National Safety Council. You can rest easy knowing that we’re continually working to ensure you’ll be able to focus on classes and college life uninhibited by safety concerns.Learn More
The college search and application process can seem overwhelming, but your WKU admissions counselor is here to help. Connect with your admissions counselor, and let us know if you have any questions.Find Your Counselor