Students must meet ONE of the following requirements for admission:
Students admitted to WKU may be placed in an appropriate academic support program based on academic needs at the time of admission. Students will be notified regarding any academic placement by the appropriate office.
*Essay scores for the ACT and SAT are not evaluated for admission, scholarship, or placement purposes.
Either the ACT or SAT is required of all beginning freshmen. Test dates and registration information may be obtained from a high school counselor or the test company:ACT SAT
|English||4 credits||I, II, III, IV|
|Math||3 credits||Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry (or Integrated Math I, II, and III)|
|Social Studies||3 credits||Chosen from U.S. History, Economics, Government, World Geography and World Civilization|
|Science||3 credits||Chosen from Life Science, Physical Science, and Earth/Space Science (at least one lab)|
|Physical Education||1/2 credit|
History and Appreciation of Visual
or Performing Arts
|1 credit||History and appreciation of visual and performing arts or another arts course that incorporates such content|
|Foreign Language||2 credits||Credits must be from the same language.|
|Application Submission Deadlines|
|Fall Semester||August 1||Spring Semester||January 1||Summer Semester||May 1|