HILLTOPPERS is on a 235-acre campus in the suburban setting of Bowling Green, KY, not far from Nashville.
HILLTOPPERS has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? HILLTOPPERS has fraternities and sororities.
HILLTOPPERS has the Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in the 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.
The HILLTOPPERS community comes together each year for Big Red's Roar (Homecoming pep rally), CAB-OOM Spring Festival and Football Tailgating.
This table offers information on housing at HILLTOPPERS.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||34.5%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||5,650|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||4,747|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||65.6%|
HILLTOPPERS offers housing for students. 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 2022, 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 2021-2022 school year, 4,747 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
HILLTOPPERS offers coed housing.
At HILLTOPPERS there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at HILLTOPPERS:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
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. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit HILLTOPPERS, take Interstate 65 to Bowling Green, KY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Nashville International airport.
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