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Campus Visits Contact

Emma Watson
Specialist, Campus Visits and Events

Office of Admissions
1906 College Heights Blvd
Bowling Green, KY 42101-3576



Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Downing Student Union
Preston Health and Activities Center
E.A. Diddle Arena
Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium
The WKU Commons at Helm Library
Please visit https://www.wku.edu/admissions/tours.php for further information and a virtual tour of the university.

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Mammoth Cave National Park
Bowling Green Ballpark - Home of the Bowling Green Hot Rods
National Corvette Museum and Motorsports Park
Lost River Cave and Valley
Beech Bend Amusement Park and Raceway
Located in the heart of Kentucky's third-largest city, our hilltop campus is a place of beauty and friendliness. Whether you're looking to explore the natural world, walk to a restaurant downtown, or catch a sporting event, Bowling Green has a variety of attractions for WKU students and their families to enjoy. Additionally, Bowling Green is located approximately 110 miles south of Louisville and 65 miles north of Nashville, making it easy to travel to other regional destinations.

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday - Friday and occasional Saturday
9:30, 11:00, 1:30

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: Varies

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews

Information Sessions

Monday through Friday and occasional Saturdays

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Contact Admissions Office

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

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Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays

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Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Nashville International Airport in Nashville, Tennessee is 1 hour, 15 minutes from campus. Airport shuttle is available as well as limousine, car rental and taxi services. There is also a Greyhound bus line in Bowling Green.

Driving Instructions to Campus
DIRECTIONS FROM NORTH AND SOUTH I-65 1. Take Exit 26 off of Interstate 65. 2. Turn toward Bowling Green onto Cemetery Road. 3. Continue straight for three miles. Cemetery Road becomes Fairview Avenue. Continue going straight across 31-W Bypass. You will pass a fire station on your left. After passing the fire station, go through one traffic light and a stop sign, then turn left at the second stop sign onto College Street (this is a one-way street). 4. Stay on College Street through downtown Bowling Green and continue until you reach the top of the hill. College Street will dead-end at College Heights Boulevard at a statue of Henry Hardin Cherry. Turn right onto College Heights Boulevard at the stop sign and stay in the right-hand lane. 5. The next stop sign is College Heights Blvd. Turn right. 6. Turn right at the traffic light onto University Blvd. which becomes Kentucky Street. 7. Turn right onto Alumni Avenue. Welcome Center guests may park inside the Alumni Square Parking Garage.* 8. The Welcome Center is located next door inside the Eva and Jim Martens Alumni Center. *Buses may park in the Adams Street Lot, accessible from Kentucky Street.

Local Accommodations
Baymont Inn and Suites, Days Inn, Best Western, Drury Inn, Country Hearth Inn, Fairfield Inn, Courtyard by Marriott, Microtel Inn, University Plaza Hotel, Holiday Inn, Hyatt Place.


Applicants: 7,650
Acceptance Rate: 97%
Average HS GPA: 3.49



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