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Undergraduate Admission and Application Requirements


Entering Freshman are encouraged to declare major as "Communication Disorders - Seeking Admission" (then under "Choose a group" select "None" or "On Campus") for faculty advisement on appropriate courses.  Students will be assigned an ACE advisor until formally admitted to the major.  Formal admission is made in the second semester of the sophomore year.

Acceptance to the undergraduate program in Communication Disorders is selective.  This means not all who apply will be accepted as there are limited seats available.

Criteria for Acceptance

  • Students admitted to WKU prior to Fall 2015 - Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.2 when applying for program admission
  • Students admitted to WKU Fall 2015 and after - Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.5 when applying for program admission; ACT/SAT score is also be considered. A GAP score will be computed by multiplying the most current GPA and the student's ACT/SAT score.

How to Apply

All application materials must be submitted to C.J. Martin (catherine.martin@wku.edu) no later than February 15 for consideration for acceptance to the program.  Application materials include:

  • Completed Department Application - Click here to access application for students admitted to WKU prior to Fall 2015
  • Completed Department Application - Click here to access application for students admitted to WKU Fall 2015 and after
  • Unofficial Transcript indicating a minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA (if admitted to WKU prior to Fall 2015)
  • Unofficial Transcript indicating a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA (if admitted to WKU Fall 2015 and after)
  • Documentation of highest ACT or SAT score (if admitted to WKU Fall 2015 and after) - Acceptable documentation includes: High school transcript with ACT/SAT score or copy of official ACT/SAT score report
  • Transfer students must also apply and be accepted to WKU prior to applying to the department.  Click here to apply online now.

Applicants will be notified of acceptance decisions in mid-late March.  For questions regarding application process please contact Leisa Hutchison at leisa.hutchison@wku.edu

CSD Meet and Greet

The Communication Sciences and Disorders Department hosts a Meet and Greet each Fall and Spring semester.  The purpose of the session is to provide potential students and families with general program information, answer advising questions, and tour the Communication Disorders Clinic and Academic Complex.  The Spring Meet and Greet date and time will be announced soon.

 


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 Last Modified 2/14/18