Cullowhee, NC Colleges

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Cullowhee

Cullowhee (pronunciation: /?k?l?hwi?/) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jackson County, North Carolina, United States. Cullowhee is best known for being the home of Western Carolina University (WCU). The population was 9,428 as of the 2010 census. The area known as Cullowhee has Western Carolina University, part of the UNC System, and the village/town of Forest Hills within its area. The Jackson County Recreation Department and the Jackson County Airport are also located in the Cullowhee area. The name of the town was long thought to mean "Valley of the Lillies" but now is believed to be a part of the phrase, "Judacullah's Place." Judacullah, a giant warrior and hunter who the Cherokee believe to live in the area, is an important figure in their religion and culture.

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Schools in and around Cullowhee, NC

Name
Western Carolina University
Four or more years; Public; $12,595 average out-state tuition; $2,998 average in-state tuition
Southwestern Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $8,272 average out-state tuition; $2,128 average in-state tuition
Haywood Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $8,272 average out-state tuition; $2,128 average in-state tuition
Brevard College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $22,700 average out-state tuition; $22,700 average in-state tuition
South College-Asheville
Four or more years; Private for profit; $16,800 average out-state tuition; $16,800 average in-state tuition
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $6,956 average out-state tuition; $1,802 average in-state tuition
Daoist Traditions College of Chinese Medical Arts
Four or more years; Private for profit; $0 average out-state tuition; $0 average in-state tuition

Cullowhee, NC Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
ASHRAE Region IV Benny Bootle Scholarship $5,000 December 01, 2016
NEWH North Carolina Region Scholarship $2,500 September 30, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016