WKU had a total enrollment in the Fall Semester of 2002 (the latest published figures) of 17,818 students. Out of this total,
73% were full-time and 85% were undergraduates. Ethnic and racial minority enrollment was just under 13% at 2,097. This is a 55%
increase since 1998.The ratio of female to male students in 3:2. This has remained constant since at least 1998. Males account for less than 32%
of graduate students. However, this represents a 39% increase since 1998.Non-traditional students (undergraduates aged 25 and older) make up 22% of the undergraduate student body.The average high school grade point average for entering
freshmen in 2002 was 3.12 and 24% had an ACT score of 24 or above.WKU draws most of its students from within the state, with 17% of undergraduates and 23% of graduate students normally
resident outside of Kentucky.