Your defining choice is one that you make every day. It's the choice to work harder than the person next to you, to fight for an ambition that seems impossible, to chase after a goal with persistent determination. Choosing a university is more than just a beautiful location or a degree program, it's about finding a supportive community that recognizes your potential and a program that will help you achieve your future. If you are looking for a university ready to fight as hard for your success as you are. Choose WCU. Choose Great.
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WCU students will benefit from reduced tuition as part of the NC Promise Tuition Plan, furthering our long-standing commitment to affordability.Learn more