We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Western Kentucky University

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 1 Big Red Way, Bowling Green, KY 42101-5730
Phone Number:
+1 270-745-0111
Website
Today
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 135 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 96
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Pretty campus, very hilly

The school is properly named, "the Hilltoppers". Very hilly campus. You'd better be in shape to walk it. Nice campus.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 4, 2016
NorthALTideFan
,
Huntsville, Alabama
Add Photo Write a Review

135 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 129: English reviews
Huntsville, Alabama
Level Contributor
33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

The school is properly named, "the Hilltoppers". Very hilly campus. You'd better be in shape to walk it. Nice campus.

Helpful?
Thank NorthALTideFan
Bowling Green, United States
Level Contributor
29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

The WKU campus is a beautiful experience no matter what you're looking for. A beautiful, challenging walk up and down the Hill. A special event in Van Meter Hall, the newly renovated oldest building on campus. A basketball or volleyball game in E.A. Diddle Arena. Or even a four-year degree in the country's best photojournalism program.

Helpful?
Thank Robert A
Michigan
Level Contributor
16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

We went here by chance and we're glad we went here. The view was beautiful, and the campus has many magnificent buildings. Very nice to take a stroll here and enjoy the view.

Helpful?
Thank sleepandeat
Level Contributor
18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

Something for everyone here. A nice outing to the Kentucky Museum, then to Fresh Foods to eat. They even have a vegan section with hot foods. Fresh grill, pasta, salads, desserts. Very good for a college setting.

Helpful?
Thank slm É
Wake Forest, North Carolina
Level Contributor
209 reviews
111 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 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.

Helpful?
Thank c5mjb
Level Contributor
18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 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!

Helpful?
Thank Sherry S
Louisville, Kentucky
Level Contributor
1,011 reviews
569 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 411 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 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 

Helpful?
Thank Richard F
Radcliff, Kentucky
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 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.

Helpful?
Thank Bob M
Level Contributor
14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 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 

Helpful?
1 Thank Paulita H
Baton Rouge,Louisiana
Level Contributor
378 reviews
171 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 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 

Helpful?
1 Thank scot1ru

Travelers who viewed Western Kentucky University also viewed

 

Been to Western Kentucky University? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Western Kentucky University staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?