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Western Kentucky University

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Address: 1 Big Red Way, Bowling Green, KY 42101-5730
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+1 270-745-0111
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08:00 - 16:30
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:30

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Beautiful campus

This is such a beautiful campus. We were just in town to see the National Corvette Museum, but found this to be close by and interesting to look at, with beautiful views of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 May 2016
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is such a beautiful campus. We were just in town to see the National Corvette Museum, but found this to be close by and interesting to look at, with beautiful views of the valley.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

My daughter & I attended her freshman orientation early this month. Everyone was very nice. The campus is beautiful & very inviting! The food was great too! She's anxious to begin this new chapter in her life at WKU!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

This is a beautiful University. Located on top of a hill overlooking the small city of Bowling Green. The sports teams are called the Hilltoppers for obvious reasons. It is a relatively small college campus but, offers everything a student would want in an education. Make sure you take a drive through the campus and take note of some of... More 

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Radcliff, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Softball team completed a tour of the campus. Tour Guide did a good job of answering questions and was knowledgeable about the campus, town and school.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

I might be a little prejudiced to the beauty of Western Kentucky Campus, but then I'm a third generation graduate. I would highly recommend Bowling Green visitors take a leisurely drive around campus. You must take in the gorgeous homes surrounding campus, the well designed and maintained gardens and landscaping are breath taking from spring until winter. Make time to... More 

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Baton Rouge,Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

My wife and I visit college campuses on our trips around the country and decided to visit Bowling Green and view the WKU campus. The campus is very nice as it overlooks the town and appears to have a sizable college enrollment. That said it was a nice campus in comparison to some we have seen and would recommend you... More 

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Bowling Green
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Our campus has become a beautiful place in any season. We love the festivities of football season, the great attractions during the year, the campus itself, and the great education our granddaughter is getting.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

The feeling you get on this campus is unmatched. The people, the scenery and the feel of this place is something that cannot quite be described. This was a beautiful drive around the holidays.

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Southern US
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

The Good: great walking spaces, terrific view from the hill, great sports center. The Bad: it's a college not an amusement park I'm biased this is my school. It's changed a lot sine my wife and I graduated. It's a wonderful tree studded campus built around one of the largest hills in the area (the local farmers wouldn't donate flat... More 

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Greenwood, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

Great location, great restaurants, great university, My wife and I both graduated from Western in the 70's and my children graduated from western in the 89's.Daughter is a doctor and son is chiropractor. Profs and admin are great ,caring, helpful people. Beautiful and laid back campus.

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