Western Carolina University

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Application (Fall 2014)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Notification of admissions (as submitted by school) On a rolling basis beginning April 30
Same admissions standards are used for all online programs Yes
Denies enrollment to some qualified applicants Yes
Admits applicants living abroad Yes
SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for applied credit No

Admissions & Enrollment

Applicants 19
Accepted 18
Enrolled 18
Denies enrollment to some qualified applicants Yes
Admits applicants living abroad Yes
Acceptance rate 95%
Average undergraduate GPA 3.67
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 100%
Average GRE score breakdown 151 verbal
142 quantitative

Requirements

Application essay Yes
GRE requirement GRE
Letters of recommendation 3
Letters of recommendation from professional contacts 3
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required N/A

Admission Factors

Academic factors
Undergraduate institution Not Considered
Class rank Not Considered
Undergraduate GPA Very Important
Undergraduate field of study Very Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Standardized test scores Important
Non-academic factors
Application essay Very Important
Interview Important
Work experience Important
Character/personal qualities Important
First-generation college student Considered
Alumni/alumnae relations Not Considered
Geographical residence Not Considered
Applicant's interest level Very Important

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Dr. Jessica Shirley
Admissions phone (828) 654-6506
Admissions email jshirley@wcu.edu
Admissions website http://www.wcu.edu/academics/departments-schools-colleges/HHS/hhs-schools-depts/nursing/index.asp

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