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Welcome to the International Enrollment Management and International Student Office at Western Kentucky University. We host a vibrant community of over 1000 international students and scholars from more than 70 countries to whom we provide specialized support services including admissions processing, immigration advising and guidance, programs and events, cultural adjustment, resources and so much more.

We are an academically-challenging, beautiful, safe and friendly place where professors and professional staff will help you reach your full potential. From our wide array of programs of study to our beautiful hilltop locale, we want to give you every opportunity to succeed both in career and life. We are committed to promoting international understanding through intercultural exchange.

You are always invited to learn more through these website pages and to contact us anytime. 


Meet the International Diplomats!

2018 Diplomats

Our International Diplomats welcome and assist WKU's perspective and enrolled international students. Feel free to contact our International Diplomats. They are here to answer any questions you may have about campus life at WKU and the application process.


Application Deadlines


August 1st  (outside US)

August 15th  (transfer within US)


December 1st  (outside US)

January 7th  (transfer within US)


May 1st  (outside US and transfer within US)

*Any exceptions to these deadlines will be reviewed on a case by case basis

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Office Hours

Summer 2017 Hours (May 15-August 11)

Monday - Thursday- 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CST

Friday-7:30 am -12:30 p.m. CST

 (Closed on Saturday & Sundays)    

Regular Office Hours

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

 (Closed on Saturday & Sundays)      

In case of emergency after office hours,

please call WKU Police at 270-745-2548


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International Enrollment Management
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11066
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1093

Phone: (270) 745-4857

Email:iem@wku.edu (admissions)

iso@wku.edu (current students & immigration questions)

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 Last Modified 2/27/18