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The Division of Educational Outreach

Educational Outreach extends access to education and training through innovative courses, programs, and services for individuals and communities locally, regionally and globally. 

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Professional Growth and Enrichment

Find fulfillment, explore your interests, learn new skills or further your career in our community classrooms. Throughout the year, we offer special events, ongoing programs and educational assistance to people of all walks of life throughout the Western North Carolina region. Explore what we offer at

Conference and Community Classes

Professional Development

Camps and Programs for Kids

Testing Center

The Testing Center provides onsite testing at the Cullowhee campus. We offer CLEP, Critical Reading SAT for Nursing Program Applicants, MAT, TEAS®, DSST, PRAXIS, GRE, TOEFL and Online Test Prep Courses. Learn more at

Distance and Online Programs

WCU is home to top-ranked programs in fields ranging from nursing to education to engineering. We build online learning communities that bring accomplished students together with professors dedicated to their success. Discover the possibilities at

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WCU Graduate School

Registrar’s Office

Tuition and Fees

Military Student Services

Western Carolina University is committed to providing exemplary support to members of the military and veterans, their spouses, and their college-aged children. We provide one-on-one admissions and financial aid counseling to ensure our military students are able to maximize their benefits and receive a high-quality, affordable education. Visit for more information.

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WCU's Relationship with Partner Organizations

WCU at Western Piedmont Community College

Strategic Plan

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