Western Washington University

Bellingham, WA, USA
3.63 Average Rating

Western Washington University is a public institution located in the coastal city of Bellingham. WWU offers more than 160 academic programs on the campus, which is surrounding by 6 miles of trails for students to explore. The university was named a top national producer of Fullbright Scholarship winners for the 2016-2017 school year, as well as consistently ranked among the best values in the nation. Western is committed to sustainability and recycles thousands of pounds of material daily at the AS Recycle Center, which students can also learn more about through the several sustainability programs WWU offers. 

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Small city
In-State Students
84%
Out-Of-State Students
15%
0
100
88%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 25
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1114
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2019 December 31, 2019
Fall Regular Decision January 31, 2020
Spring Regular Decision January 1, 2020
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
16,121
Total Number of Undergrads
15,170
Academic Calendar

Quarter

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
39%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
68%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
18:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$17,403
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$8,623
Out-of-State Tuition
$24,970
0
100
93%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
77%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,127
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
43%
57%
Student Organizations
266
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Seattle
Bellingham
Portland
San Francisco
Los Angeles
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$45,800
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What Students Are Saying

3.63 Average Rating
beautiful campus full of friendly, welcoming people. a diverse amount of academic programs with excellence in many. in the middle of an awesome town with many attractions and places to go.
Kyle from Shoreline, WA
A beautiful campus with many art sculptures within it and with friendly people that will let you eat with them and even wave hi to you when you don't even know them. Small class sizes , an awesome sport facility with a swimming pool and a big library. You can get to just about everywhere in Bellingham by bus, biking or walking though the mall and Costco are a bit far from campus.
Kairi from Seattle, WA