Thank you for your interest in Graduate Studies at Western Carolina University. WCU graduate students actively engage in research with world class faculty in the quest to develop their own expertise. The graduate faculty includes more than 450 experts from approximately 39 degrees and a dozen certificate programs. You will share your graduate experience with nearly 1700 graduate students in Cullowhee, Asheville, and around the world. WCU is the graduate school for you, whether you are seeking a degree, a certificate, or just need to take one class. To request information about a program, please email Tonya at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Admission Requirements
- Tuition and Fees
- Financial Aid and Funding Sources for Graduate Students
- Application Checklist
- Forms and Manuals for the Graduate School
- Graduate School Dates and Deadlines
- International Applicants
- Military Applicants
- Applicants outside of North Carolina
If you have questions, concerns, or just want to know more about graduate studies at WCU, email Tonya at email@example.com. We're here to help!
GPA and Graduate Exam Resources:
- GRE: Graduate Record Examination
- Updated GRE Information (ETS Website)
- Revised General GRE Conversion Table
- Student Overview (PDF)An overview of the GRE revised General Test, including information on the test changes, important dates, special, limited-time savings offer, free test preparation options and more.
- Student Overview for Testing in China (including Hong Kong), Korea and Taiwan (PDF)
This supplement is for students testing in China (including Hong Kong), Korea and Taiwan. It contains important information about test changes and key timelines specific to these locations.
- GRE Frequently Asked Questions
- GRE School Code 5897
When sending GRE scores to WCU Graduate School from ETS, do not request them to be sent as Undergraduate GRE Scores. WCU Graduate School do not receive Undergraduate GRE Scores. An ETS re-submission request is subject to an additional fee.
When reviewing your GRE Score Report, if it list Western Carolina U (5897) as Undergraduate Institution, your scores will not be delivered. see example below
- GPA Calculator (Excel) - Some programs require GPA on last 60 hours for admission; use this sheet to calculate.
- GMAT: Graduate Management Admission Test
- MAT: Miller Analogies Test
- TOEFL: Test of English as a Foreign Language
- Exam Preparation Courses
- Click here for WCU Continuing Education Testing Center Schedule