Western Kentucky University College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Education School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Richard Bowker
Application deadline rolling
Application fee $40

Western Kentucky University College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test

Post-baccalaureate certificate programs

Applications 19
Acceptance rate 89.5%
Enrollment 11 full-time
226 part-time
Test requirements Neither GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for any of the programs

Master’s programs

Applications 422
Acceptance rate 50.5%
Enrollment 211 full-time
808 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education Specialist programs

Applications 12
Acceptance rate 91.7%
Enrollment 15 full-time
14 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Ph.D./Ed.D. programs

Applications 1
Acceptance rate 100.0%
Enrollment 9 full-time
32 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education School Academics

Degree and Program Offerings

Degree programs offered bachelor’s, post-baccalaureate certificate, master’s, education specialist, Ed.D.
(12)
Categories of study offered to master’s students teaching track, counseling/psychology track, administration track, other
Categories of study offered to education specialist students teaching track, counseling/psychology track, administration track
Any programs in education offered off campus Yes
Any programs in education offered through distance education Yes

Program Specialization
100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

education administration and supervision 10%
student counseling and personnel services 0%
elementary teacher education 20%
junior high/intermediate/middle school teacher education 3%
secondary teacher education 5%
special education 15%
other 49%

Graduates (2010)

Certificate program graduates 219
Master’s program graduates 401
Education specialist program graduates 6
Doctoral program graduates 0

Faculty Resources

Full-time faculty 83
Part-time faculty 56
Full-time faculty with doctoral degrees 100%
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty who received awards or were editors of educational journals during 2009 and 2010 0.0%

Research Expenditures (2009-2010)

Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions)
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty engaged in externally funded research N/A

Education School Ranking

Education Ranking Scores

Score N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.4
Superintendent assessment score (out of 5) 3.6
Average GRE verbal score, entering doctoral students 340 – Low
Average GRE quantitative score, entering doctoral students 550 – Medium
Doctoral programs acceptance rate 100.0% – High
Ratio of doctoral degrees granted to full-time faculty N/A
Student-faculty ratio 0.2:1 – Low
Average amount of externally funded research expenditure per faculty member (in thousands)
Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions)

Education School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Cindy Burnette
Financial aid phone (270) 745-2755

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $8,320 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $9,220 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $416 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $461 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees N/A
Room and board $6,543
Books and supplies $1,000
Miscellaneous expenses $1,687

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 0
Teaching assistants 2
Research assistants 26
Other appointments 44
Students receiving grants and/or scholarships 80

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