Learning happens when you put it into practice. Our academic programs and courses are designed to provide classroom study and applied experiences that will prepare students for lifelong success. Small class sizes provide daily access to experienced faculty who are dedicated to student mentorship.
WCU provides more than 115 undergraduate majors and concentrations and more than 40 graduate programs with a focus on high-demand degrees including a variety of programs in engineering, science, healthcare, education, humanities, business and the arts.
The College of Education and Allied Professions is the recipient of a $1.5 million gift from the Goodnight Educational Foundation to create a new endowed professorship in early literacy.
Chemistry and biology programs in the College of Arts and Sciences are tallying up doctoral acceptances at universities across the country, including Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.