Choosing a university is not just about choosing a place you'd like to live; it's about choosing the community you want to join. It's not just about finding a school with the degree program you want; it's about finding faculty and fellow students with whom you can connect and collaborate. Those relationships and community will shape who you will become, and we believe you'll find the absolute best of both at WCU. Explore more about our community here.
The best way to get to know the Western Carolina campus and community is with a visit. Attend an Open House or schedule a tour.Learn More
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WCU students will benefit from reduced tuition as part of the NC Promise Tuition Plan, furthering our long-standing commitment to affordability.Learn more