Learning happens when you put it into practice. Our academic programs and courses are designed to provide classroom study and applied experiences that will prepare students for lifelong success. Small class sizes provide daily access to experienced faculty who are dedicated to student mentorship.
WCU provides more than 115 undergraduate majors and concentrations and more than 40 graduate programs with a focus on high-demand degrees including a variety of programs in engineering, science, healthcare, education, humanities, business and the arts.
Rachel Faulkenberry is a senior in the College of Education and Allied Professions double majoring in psychology and art.
For Jim Costa, biology professor since 1996 and director of Western Carolina University’s Highlands Biological Station for the past 17 years, the study of evolution has always been one of his main interests and areas of research.