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HILLTOPPERS Student Life

HILLTOPPERS is on a 235-acre campus in a suburban setting in Bowling Green, KY, not far from Nashville. HILLTOPPERS has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

HILLTOPPERS also has fraternities and sororities.

HILLTOPPERS has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at HILLTOPPERS include Campus Activities Board, National Pan-Hellenic Council, Campus Ministries and Residence Hall Association.

HILLTOPPERS students' favorite campus traditions are Big Red's Roar (Homecoming pep rally), CAB-OOM Spring Festival and Football Tailgating.

Does HILLTOPPERS offer student housing?

HILLTOPPERS offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

Most HILLTOPPERS students live off campus. In 2021, 34.5% of undergrads at HILLTOPPERS lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 65.6% of students lived off-campus or commuted to HILLTOPPERS. There are 5,650 spots available in on-campus housing for all 15,895 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 4,747 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

HILLTOPPERS offers coed housing and .

Safety at HILLTOPPERS

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 Kentucky University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The HILLTOPPERS campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

HILLTOPPERS offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to HILLTOPPERS

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 HILLTOPPERS, take Interstate 65 to Bowling Green, KY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Nashville International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in KY you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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HILLTOPPERS Students

59%

Women

41%

Men

74%

Full Time

26%

Part Time

76%

In State

24%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

Undergraduate Students

15,895

Graduate Students

2,276

HILLTOPPERS Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

18,171

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

97%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$10,802

Out-of-State

$26,496

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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