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Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Laura Thornbury
Coordinator of Campus Visits

Address
Office of Admissions
1906 College Heights Blvd
Bowling Green, KY 42101-3576

Phone
270-745-2551

Email
laura.thornbury@wku.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Downing Student Union
Preston Health and Activities Center
E.A. Diddle Arena
Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium
Jody Richards Hall (Mass Media and Technology)
Please visit http://www.wku.edu/tour/ for further information and a virtual tour of the university.

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Mammoth Cave National Park
Bowling Green Ballpark - Home of the Bowling Green Hot Rods
National Corvette Museum
Lost River Cave and Valley
Beech Bend Amusement Park and Raceway
Bowling Green is the third largest city in the state and offers a wide selection of shopping, recreation, and restaurants. Please visit http://www.wku.edu/about/aboutbg/index.php for more information.

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Mon-Fri and Selected Saturdays
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
270-745-2551

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: Varies

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Monday thru Friday and selected Saturdays

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
Subject to availability during fall/spring

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Nashville International Airport in Nashville, Tennessee is 1 hour, 15 minutes from campus. Airport shuttle is available as well as limousine, car rental and taxi services. There is also a Greyhound bus line in Bowling Green.

Driving Instructions to Campus
1. Take Exit 26 off of Interstate 65. 2. Turn toward Bowling Green onto Cemetery Road. 3. Continue straight for three miles. Cemetery Road becomes Fairview Avenue. Continue going straight across 31-W Bypass. You will pass a fire station on your left. After passing the fire station, turn left at the third traffic light onto College Street (this is a one-way street). 4. Stay on College Street through downtown Bowling Green and continue until you reach the top of the hill. College Street will dead-end at 15th street at a statue of Henry Hardin Cherry. Turn right onto 15th Street. 5. 15th Street will turn into Big Red Way. The Welcome Center in the Kentucky Building will be on your right. *Please remember to place parking permit on the driver's side dash of your car.

Local Accommodations
Baymont Inn and Suites, Days Inn, Best Western, Drury Inn, Country Hearth Inn, Fairfield Inn, Courtyard by Marriott, Microtel Inn, University Plaza Hotel, Holiday Inn, Hyatt Place.

Admissions

Applicants: 9,250
Acceptance Rate: 97%
Average HS GPA: 3.31







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