Contact & Visit

Campus Visits Contact

Chris Parrish
Senior Assistant Director of Admissions

Office of Admissions
102 Camp Bldg.
Cullowhee, NC 28723



Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
University Center
Campus Recreation Center
Hunter Library
Courtyard Dining Hall
Ramsey Regional Activity Center
New state-of-the-art Health and Human Sciences Building.

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Cataloochee Ski Area
Nantahala Outdoor Center
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Blue Ridge Parkway
Our campus is located within 53 miles of Asheville (approx. 1 hour), 106 miles from Greenville/Spartanburg, SC (approx. 2 hours), 119 miles of Knoxville, TN (approx. 2 hours), 153 miles of Atlanta, GA (approx 2 hours and 45 minutes), and 182 miles of Charlotte, NC (approx. 3 hours).

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Varies
Times: Monday-Friday at 2pm; Monday and Friday at 11 am
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews

Information Sessions

Mon-Fri -- 10am and 2pm

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available

Contact Coach Directly

Advance Notice
2 weeks

Contact Email Address for Visit

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available

Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available


Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Asheville Regional Airport is 57 miles from campus (approx. 1 hour trip). Information about our on-campus shuttle service, CAT-TRAN, is available at http://www.wcu.edu/9729.asp

Driving Instructions to Campus
From Asheville, NC and points east: Follow I-40 West to Exit 27 (Highway 74 West). Follow Highway 74 West to Exit 85 in Sylva. At third light turn left onto Highway 107 South. Follow Highway 107 South to campus. From Knoxville, TN and points west: From I-40 East, take Exit 27 to Highway 74 West. Follow Highway 74 to Exit 85 in Sylva. At third light turn left onto Highway 107 South. Follow Highway 107 South to campus. From Charlotte, NC: From I-85 South, exit onto Highway 74 West towards Shelby. Follow Highway 74 West to I-26 West to Asheville. In Asheville, exit left onto I-40 West. Follow directions above from Asheville. From Atlanta, GA: From I-85 North, exit left onto I-985. I-985 will turn into GA 365 and will then merge with 441 North. Follow 441 North to Dillsboro, NC. At the light in Dillsboro, turn right onto Business 23. Follow Business 23 through Dillsboro and Sylva to Highway 107 South intersection. Go straight through intersection and follow Highway 107 South to campus.

Local Accommodations
Best Western River Escape Inn & Suites 828-586-6060 www.bestwestern.com/riverescapeinnandsuites Holiday Inn Express & Suites of Dillsboro 828-631-1111


Applicants: 19,341
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Average HS GPA: 3.93



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