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Western Carolina University

School of Engineering and Technology

Cullowhee, NC

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Western Carolina University

Overview

Western Carolina University / School of Engineering and Technology is located in Cullowhee, NC, in a rural setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Technology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

15
Applied
15
Accepted
11
Enrolled
100%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline September 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Appropriate undergraduate degree with minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 31
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

19
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.26%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 73%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.26%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (84%)
Female (15%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Electrophysiology, 3D graphics, digital signal processing, CAM and advanced machining, fluid power, polymer science, wireless communication
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Cullowhee, NC  28723
United States
Contact Dr. Chip Ferguson
Department Head
Email: cferguson@wcu.edu
Phone: 828-227-7368
Fax: 828-227-7838

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