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Western Kentucky University

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Address: 1 Big Red Way, Bowling Green, KY 42101
Phone Number: 270-745-0111
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Just drove across campus this morning in the snow. What a beautiful sight.

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Pete W
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Bowling Green
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Bowling Green
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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421 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank HanKelly
Southern US
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Thank RoadLessTraveller
Greenwood, Indiana
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank ezal36
Kentucky
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54 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

There are very few things that stand out as impressive at WKU. I expected a lot more. The Confucius Institute and Dr. Brian Meredith are the two highlights of WKU. If you are new parent, you don't know what you don't know about college in 2014.

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Thank KyDrew
Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Had a great time at WKU for the CUSA championship game. Nice compact campus with plenty of free parking for football games. A pleasent surprise.....

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Thank YuontoGo
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

My husband is an African American History Professor at Western. The campus is built around a hill (hence the name Hilltoppers) and surrounded by historic homes with incredible architecture and charm. The environment is collegial and friendly with most of the beautiful heritage buildings clustered on the picturesque main campus that's central to Bowling Green. It's near the old historic... More 

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New Orleans
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Football conference championship game experience found the school personnel and football fans of WKU welcoming and friendly. Nice campus, nice facilities and easy to navigate.

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Kuttawa, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

I'm proud to say I attended WKU in the late 70's early 80's. Didn't think a campus could get better with age, but WKU certainly has! What a beautiful campus! So proud!

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Crestview, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

My wife is a WKU alumni. Western Kentucky has had a very beautiful campus a far back as I can remember. The new alumni building was completed a couple of years ago and is worth a visit. The football stadium was expanded 5 or 6 years ago (when WKU moved up to Division I athletics) and provides a good game... More 

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