Western Carolina University is on a 682-acre campus in a rural setting in Cullowhee, North Carolina. Western Carolina University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Western Carolina University also has fraternities and sororities.
Western Carolina University students' favorite campus traditions are Mountain Heritage Day, Valley Ballyhoo and Homecoming.
Western Carolina University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Western Carolina University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Western Carolina University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Western Carolina University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Western Carolina University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Western Carolina University, take Interstate 40 to Cullowhee, NC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Asheville Regional airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Western Carolina University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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