About Western Washington University

Western Washington University is a Public, 4 years college located in Bellingham, Washington. Western Washington University ranked 6th in Washington Colleges and 3rd in Federal Region X.
It has a total enrollment of 15,197 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The acceptance rate at Western Washington University is 94.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Western Washington University is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
Contact Information
Address516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225-9008
Admission Information
Online Applicationwww.admissions.wwu.edu/apply
Financial Aidwww.finaid.wwu.edu
Net Price Calculatortcc.ruffalonl.com/Western%20Washington%20University/Freshman-Students
Veterans Tuitionwww.wwu.edu/veteranservices/
Disability Servicewww.wwu.edu/drs/
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Western Washington University is 94.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 33.00%. The application fees are $60 for undergraduate programs and $100 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate94.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)33.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$60
Graduate Application Fees$100

Tuition & Fees

The 2022 tuition & fees at Western Washington University is $8,703 for Washington residents and $25,930 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $12,490 for Washington residents and $24,737 for out-of-students.
Washington ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,703$25,930
Graduate Tuition & Fees$12,490$24,737
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 15,197 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 142 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Western Washington has 14,194 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,003 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students15,197
Undergraduate Students14,194
Graduate Students1,003
Online Enrollment142

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs133 Programs
Number of online programs3 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Post-Master Certificate

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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