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Western Carolina University College of Education and Allied Professions


Education School Admissions

Application
Director of admissions Scott Higgins
Application deadline rolling
Application fee $45

Western Carolina University College of Education and Allied Professions

TOEFL
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 internet-based test
Post-baccalaureate certificate programs
Applications 72
Acceptance rate 100.0%
Enrollment 30 full-time
192 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs
Master's programs
Applications 357
Acceptance rate 75.9%
Enrollment 174 full-time
385 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs
Education Specialist programs
Applications 39
Acceptance rate 69.2%
Enrollment 17 full-time
2 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs
Ph.D./Ed.D. programs
Applications 21
Acceptance rate 52.4%
Enrollment 0 full-time
48 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education School Academics

Degree and Program Offerings
Degree programs offered bachelor's, post-baccalaureate certificate, master's, education specialist, Ed.D.
(9)
Categories of study offered to master's students teaching track, counseling/psychology track, administration track
Categories of study offered to education specialist students counseling/psychology track, administration track
Any programs in education offered off campus Yes
Any programs in education offered through distance education Yes
Program Specialization

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

education administration and supervision 27%
student counseling and personnel services 5%
other 69%
Graduates (2010)
Certificate program graduates 65
Master's program graduates 229
Education specialist program graduates 6
Doctoral program graduates 8
Faculty Resources
Full-time faculty 69
Part-time faculty 19
Full-time faculty with doctoral degrees 100%
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty who received awards or were editors of educational journals during 2009 and 2010 1.4%
Research Expenditures (2009-2010)
Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $0.5
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty engaged in externally funded research 20.6%

Education School Ranking

Education Ranking Scores
Score 35
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.3
Superintendent assessment score (out of 5) 3.5
Average GRE verbal score, entering doctoral students 547 - High
Average GRE quantitative score, entering doctoral students 565 - Medium
Doctoral programs acceptance rate 52.4% - Medium
Ratio of doctoral degrees granted to full-time faculty 0.1:1 - Low
Student-faculty ratio 0.2:1 - Low
Average amount of externally funded research expenditure per faculty member (in thousands) $7.3
Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $0.5

Education School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information
Financial aid director Trina Orr
Financial aid phone (828) 227-7290
Expenses
Tuition
Full-time: $6,113 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $15,698 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $475 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $1,674 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $2,969 per year
Room and board $7,966
Books and supplies $966
Miscellaneous expenses $1,578
Financial Aid Availability
Fellowships 3
Teaching assistants 7
Research assistants 60
Other appointments 168
Students receiving grants and/or scholarships 211


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