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WKU Department of Mathematics

WKU Department of Mathematics

Studying Mathematics at WKU

Departmental curricular options offer both graduate and undergraduate degrees in Mathematics. Our programs emphasize sound instruction, abundant study support, and a fertile learning environment geared to engage inquiry, and to enhance student achievement and success in learning and applying mathematics.  To see the curricula involved in each of our majors, minors, certificates, or Masters programs, click on the "Programs" pull-down menu on the navigation bar.

Diversity in the WKU Mathematics Department

The WKU Mathematics Department is a wonderfully diverse collection of faculty and staff.

  • 9.4% of our faculty members are African-American.
  • 47% of our faculty members are female.  (50% of our faculty and staff are female.)
  • We have faculty and staff from nine different countries of origin.

View our Diversity Statement here.

Support for Student Success in Mathematics

The Mathematics Department provides a Math Help Lab in CoHH 2124 to provide free tutoring to students taking classes in our department, especially those taking general education mathematics courses.  The Math Help Lab is open

Monday through Thursday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 2:00 pm.

Also, the Mathematics Department provides a Math Testing Center in CoHH 2126 (270-745-2141) for students to take their online MATH 116 College Algebra exams and to retake Math Placement Exams, if eligible, in a proctored environment.


 Contact: Department of Mathematics  |  Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11078  |  Bowling Green, KY 42101-1078
Telephone:  (270) 745-3651  |  FAX: (270) 745-3699  |  E-mail:  math@wku.edu

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 Last Modified 6/7/21