Prospective students interested in learning more about Western Carolina University's new degree program in electrical engineering will have an opportunity to get their questions answered by faculty members and admissions counselors without even setting foot on campus.
The registration rolls are closed, the final numbers are in, and it's official – student enrollment at Western Carolina University has hit an all-time high of 8,396 for the 2004 fall semester, an 11 percent increase over last fall's enrollment of 7,561.
Western North Carolina residents age 65 and older are eligible to study at Western Carolina University through a tuition-waiver program that cuts the cost of getting back into the classroom for selected older adults by about 45 percent for a three credit-hour course.
Although the folks at Western Carolina University are still in the midst of preparations for the incoming freshman class for the fall of 2004, potential members of the freshman class of 2005 can get an early start on the college visitation process this summer.
This is one power trip that prospective college students will want to take. It’s the Western Carolina University ’04 Power Trip, a series of receptions designed to provide information about the college admissions process to prospective students and their families and give them the power to make one of the most important decisions in their lives - where to go to college.
Western Carolina University is listed among “the top 100 outstanding but under-appreciated colleges” in a new book by one of the nation’s most-respected education writers, who debunks the notion that a quality education can be found only at brand-name, Ivy League schools.
About 30 community college representatives from across Western North Carolina gathered Wednesday, Feb. 26, to discuss ways to simplify the transfer process for their students interesting in pursuing four-year degrees in teacher education at Western Carolina University.