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We look for students who fight for success. The students who come to Western Carolina University are ready to explore, to challenge themselves and work harder for their ambitions. They come to WCU to be inspired by a community of support that recognizes their potential and will work to help define and achieve their goals. Here you'll be surrounded by great teachers and mentors in one of the most beautiful and naturally diverse regions of the world.
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Western Carolina has earned accolades for offering some of the highest quality and most affordable online degree programs in the nation.
In addition to degree programs, WCU offers online certificates in fields including nursing, project management, financial planning and public school licensure for teachers.
Western Carolina offers broad support for online students, including virtual tutoring, career services, individualized support for on-duty military personnel, and more.