WCU Graduate School

 Programs are offered in Cullowhee, at Biltmore Park, and
via distance and online courses.

2015 Graduate Education Summit 



Graduate and Professional Exam Preparatio


Graduate Student Success Stories:

Sabrina Teeter (first-year graduate student in the Experimental Psychology M.A. program) has an upcoming publication in American Psychologist, a top-tier APA journal.  Congratulations!

Christopher "Adam" Ray, a first year graduate student enrolled in the College Student Personnel program, participates in externship program.

If you have questions, concerns, or just want to know more about graduate studies at WCU, email Tonya at We're here to help!

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A Graduate School admission application is incomplete until ALL required application materials are received

**In order to be considered for admission, the Graduate School must be in receipt of all required application materials before the Monday one week prior to the first week of the application term. Some programs have an earlier application deadline than the Graduate School (see the Dates & Deadlines for Graduate School Admission and Graduate Degree Programs web pages for current information). The admission process must be completed by the end of the last business day before the start of the term in order to register for that term.                               


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