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Western Kentucky University

1 Big Red Way, Bowling Green, KY 42101-5730
+1 270-745-0111
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Tops with Hilltoppers

One of the premier regional universities west of the Mississippi. Historic athletic programs... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2016
Royce V
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
Lovely place for a walk at dawn

Unfortunately I showed up on a weekend when everything was closed down for the summer, but I had a... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2016
karmar296
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Tell City, Indiana
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

One of the premier regional universities west of the Mississippi. Historic athletic programs. Number 'one' in conference championships in winning the All-Sports trophies. For area k - 12 schools, both public and private, the number ne source of trained teachers. Beautiful campus (hilly). Some of...More

Thank Royce V
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Unfortunately I showed up on a weekend when everything was closed down for the summer, but I had a lovely walk around campus checking out the exterior of the new buildings and reminiscing about the old ones.

Thank karmar296
Reviewed 20 July 2016

All the facilities and staff that we encountered were very nice!! The campus is beautiful! We will be visiting again!

Thank COtraveler65
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Not only is WKU a world recognized leader in education, the campus is full of interesting things to do. Whether it is a walk around campus to view the historic landmarks or participating in one of the many cultural events, there is always something interesting...More

Thank toniszym
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I am impressed with this campus. We were here for a college visit and I have a feeling we are going to be moving a kid to a dormitory here in the near future. The campus community is really pretty and surrounded by quaint homes,...More

Thank KOCM
Reviewed 4 July 2016

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

Thank NorthALTideFan
Reviewed 27 June 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....More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 27 June 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.

Thank sleepandeat
Reviewed 8 June 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.

Thank slm É
Reviewed 24 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.

Thank c5mjb
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