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Welcome prospective WKU students! We have organized information with you in mind.

WKU Winter Term welcomes transfer students from other colleges and universities.

Many of our classes and programs are available online to allow you to complete your degree wherever you are!

Getting Started at WKU:

  1. Apply for Admission: You can apply online on TopNet The WKU Admissions Office also has information for prospective transfer students

  2. Obtain an Official Transcript: We need to receive a transcript from each college you have attended. Please request that they be mailed to the Office of Admissions.


Office of Admissions:

Western Kentucky University

1906 College Heights Blvd. #11020

Bowling Green, KY 42101-1020

Transfer Credit Articulation

Many of our classes are available online to allow you to complete a course wherever you are! WKU is proud to help students of other institutions succeed.

Application Deadline

  • The application deadline for Kentucky, out–of–state, and international students is January 1, 2018.

Undergraduate Students

Apply online now!  There is an application fee.

Upon receipt of your application for admission, the Office of Admissions will send a transient permission form to be completed by the registrar or dean of your home institution.

When your application is approved, you will be notified of your enrollment status within 7-10 days. Upon acceptance, you will be able to enroll in classes through  TopNet  by following the course registration instructions.


Graduate Students

WKU Winter Term offers a variety of graduate courses also!

Once you are ready to apply, you will need to apply online and submit the $40 application fee and your undergraduate transcript to:

The Graduate School 
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11010
Bowling Green, KY 42101-11010
For more information, contact The Graduate School.


International Students

For more information, contact the Office of International Programs

Thank you for your interest in Winter Term at WKU!


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 Last Modified 3/9/18