At Western, your education is more than what happens in the classroom. It’s the wonder inspired by your place in the mountains, the self-discovery encouraged by your professors and peers, and the knowledge you gain about the world and yourself. When you live Western, you chase discovery. Embrace experimentation. And expand your knowledge beyond boundaries. Small class sizes provide intimate 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.
TJ Eaves, a 2012 graduate of WCU, will return to Cullowhee to speak during the fall 2023 Chancellor’s List event.
WCU’s distance learning programs have been ranked among the best in North Carolina, making the top 10 on the Forbes list of best online colleges in the Old North State.