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Literacy in College - Western Carolina University

The literacy programs at Western Carolina University prepare students for their future careers by supplying them with the knowledge and hands-on training that is necessary to gain employment in a specific industry. But does Western Carolina University have the literacy program you are looking for? Is it the best option in your state or local area?

At CALiteracy.org you'll find general literacy rates and statistics for Western Carolina University as well as detailed information that will help you determine if it's the right school for you.

Western Carolina University
Highway 107, Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723-9646
Phone Number: (828) 227-7100
URL: www.wcu.edu

Tuition and Fees

Semester Undergraduate
(In State)
Undergraduate
(Out of State)
Graduate
(In State)
Graduate
(Out of State)
Books & Supplies Room & Board
(On Campus)
Room & Board
(Off Campus)
Room & Board
(With Family)
Fall 2011 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2012-2013 $5,925 $15,522 $0 $0 $2,158 $9,758 $12,769 $2,580
2011-2012 $5,387 $14,984 $0 $0 $2,024 $9,336 $12,683 $2,686
2010-2011 $5,124 $14,721 $0 $0 $2,006 $8,977 $11,984 $2,607
2009-2010 $4,330 $13,927 $0 $0 $2,006 $8,134 $12,289 $2,152

Degrees Offered

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Doctor's degree - professional practice
  • Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate

Sports Programs

  • All Track Combined – NCAA Division I-AA
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 93, Women 97
  • Baseball – NCAA Division I-AA
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 32, Women 0
  • Basketball – NCAA Division I-AA
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 12, Women 15
  • Football – NCAA Division I-AA
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 98, Women 0
  • Golf – NCAA Division I-AA
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 8, Women 7
  • Soccer – NCAA Division I-AA
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 0, Women 33
  • Softball – NCAA Division I-AA
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 0, Women 17
  • Tennis – NCAA Division I-AA
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 0, Women 8
  • Volleyball – NCAA Division I-AA
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 0, Women 13

Semesters Open

  • 2011-2012
  • 2009-2010
  • 2010-2011
  • 2012-2013
  • Fall 2011

Accreditations

  • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
    Accredited By: National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 4/1/2011 -  
  • Didactic Program in Dietetics
    Accredited By: American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 12/1/1977 -  
  • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
    Accredited By: National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 9/1/1984 -  
  • Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the certificate, master's, or doctoral degree level
    Accredited By: Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 10/14/2006 -  
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 4/20/2002 -  
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    Accredited By: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 4/20/2002 -  
  • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
    Accredited By: American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 5/6/1998 -  
  • Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs
    Accredited By: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 8/1/1992 -  
  • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
    Accredited By: National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 1/1/1954 -  
  • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
    Accredited By: National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 3/1/2006 -  

Majors Offered

  • Accounting – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Anthropology – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Applied Mathematics, General – Mathematics and Statistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Art Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Art/Art Studies, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Athletic Training/Trainer – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Business Administration and Management, General – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Chemistry, General – Physical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • College Student Counseling and Personnel Services – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Community College Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Computer Science – Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Construction Engineering Technology/Technician – Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies – Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Dietetics/Dietitian – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Education, General – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Education, Other – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician – Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Elementary Education and Teaching – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Engineering Technology, General – Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Engineering, General – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • English Language and Literature, General – English Language and Literature/Letters
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Environmental Health – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Environmental Science – Natural Resources and Conservation
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Family Practice Nurse/Nursing – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Finance, General – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Forensic Chemistry – Physical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • French Language and Literature – Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Geography – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Geology/Earth Science, General – Physical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • German Language and Literature – Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • History, General – History
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Industrial Technology/Technician – Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Interior Design – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • International/Global Studies – Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies – Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Management Information Systems, General – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Marketing, Other – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Mathematics Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Mathematics, General – Mathematics and Statistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Music Performance, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Music Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Music, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy – Natural Resources and Conservation
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General – Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Philosophy – Philosophy and Religious Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Political Science and Government, General – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Psychology, General – Psychology
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Public Administration – Public Administration and Social Service Professions
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other – Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • School Psychology – Psychology
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Science, Technology and Society – Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Social Studies Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Social Work – Public Administration and Social Service Professions
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Sociology – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Spanish Language and Literature – Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Special Education and Teaching, General – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric – Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management – Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012