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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

516 High Street Bellingham, WA 98225-9008
Phone: (360) 650-3000
Admissions Phone: (360) 650-3440
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Western Washington University
  • Located in Bellingham, WA
  • Public
  • 14,979 students enrolled
  • 78% admitted
  • $8,040 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Sarah from Lynden, WA
  • Jan-20-2016 I am a current student here

    Apply early. Live in the dorms at least your first year. Join a club or group to get connected early.

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  • Alicia
  • Jul-20-2015 I am a current student here

    Apply early and try new things. There is so much to do if you open yourself to it.

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  • Francesca from Olympia, WA
  • May-04-2015 I am a past student here

    This is a college for hipsters, hikers, and people who generally love the outdoors. Bellingham is a very pretty city! The school is on the smaller size of a large university. Classes have anywhere from 20-150 students in them. After you complete the GURs, your classes level out to 20-50 students. My advice to you is balance work and play! I definitely worked harder than I played and did not explore all that Bellingham had to offer. One bonus tip for studying is to check out the Harry Potter room on the fourth floor of the library! Only a few students actually go there and it is a silent study room.

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  • Tonantzin from Lacey, WA
  • Dec-30-2014 I am a current student here

    One thing that Western requires of you as a student as does most colleges, is some independence. Western is a school that contains all of the most important and vital resources, but the student must train themselves to utilize these resources and their independence in the most effective equilibirium to help them become successfull. This may sound like a bit of a struggle, but once you have figured out how to perform this task successfully, you feel your mind growing and creating synapses that you had no idea existed.

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