Western Carolina University

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U.S. News Rankings

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#82 Overall Score: 63 Best Online Graduate Business Programs (including MBA)

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Graduate Business Program Overview

The application deadline for the online graduate business programs at Western Carolina University, a public school, is rolling. At Western Carolina University, all of the online classes are recorded and archived. Students should also note that the online graduate business programs at Western Carolina University are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the gold standard of business school accreditation.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 1998-1999
Total enrollment 113
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $201 (in-state)
$671 (out-of-state)
Application deadline rolling
Admissions URL http://www.wcu.edu/academics/edoutreach/distance-online-programs/index.asp
Admissions e-mail distance@wcu.edu

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U.S. News Rankings

Faculty Credentials and Training rank 145
Faculty Credentials and Training score 71
Student Services and Technology rank 131
Student Services and Technology score 39
Student Engagement rank 59
Student Engagement score 75
Admissions Selectivity rank 90
Admissions Selectivity score 51

Applying

Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Admissions website http://www.wcu.edu/academics/edoutreach/distance-online-programs/index.asp
Director of admissions Phil Cauley
Admissions phone (828) 227-7397
Admissions email distance@wcu.edu

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Academics

School awards MBAs No
Full-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 14 full-time
Part-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 1 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 14
Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Classes include campus-based students No
One-year retention rates
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Student Body

Enrollment 113
Average age of new entrants 36 years
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution

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Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) 24
24-7 live tech support Yes

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $201
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $671
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $201
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $671

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