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Western Carolina University

College of Arts and Sciences

Cullowhee, NC

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Western Carolina University

Overview

Western Carolina University / College of Arts and Sciences is located in Cullowhee, NC, in a rural setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Graduate Certificate)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Public Affairs (MPA)
Master of Science (MS)
(Certificate)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 15th April 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 15th October 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Appropriate undergraduate degree with minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation, writing sample

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$21,000
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Research

Focus of faculty research: Gene expression, press-government relations, Appalachian and Southern literature, herpetology, supramolecular chemistry, applied linguistics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Cullowhee, NC  28723
United States
Contact Richard Starnes
Dean
Email: starnes@email.wcu.edu
Phone: 828-227-3910