About Us

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Western Kentucky University (WKU) is located in Bowling Green, Kentucky, a city with a population of 50,000, and located approximately 110 miles south of Louisville and 65 miles north of Nashville, Tennessee. WKU aspires to be the best comprehensive public institution in Kentucky and among the best in the nation. True to the Western Spirit, the University offers an inviting, nurturing, and challenging environment, which is responsive to the intellectual, social, and cultural needs of a diverse learning community. Western's success is reflected in the success of its alumni, who are known for their leadership, adaptability, and commitment to WKU.