The Western Carolina University Cherokee Center, established in 1975, is committed to serving tribal and non-tribal residents of Cherokee, NC (Qualla Boundary) and the surrounding communities. Many of these residents have received college degrees and hold leadership and professional positions both on and off the Boundary.
In today's competitive market, career advancement requires more education. Western Carolina University's Cherokee Center can help students meet this requirement while preparing them to take advantage of new opportunities that come their way.
Students can look to the Cherokee Center for assistance with the admission and financial aid process. The Center's staff can provide valuable information on educational opportunities, degree requirements, and transfer procedures, as well as guide students as they set future career goals.