Western Washington University

#4 in Federal Region X

  • Public4 Years (or High)Bellingham, WADegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or abovePost-master's certificate15,574 Students83.12 % Acceptance Ratio19:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    Western Washington University is a Public (4 Years or High) college located in Bellingham, Washington. It has a total enrollment of 15,574 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 19:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Post-master's certificate. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 83.12% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio83.12 %
    Admission Yield33.03 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$55
    Graduate Application Fees$100

    The acceptance ratio is 83.12% last year at Western Washington University where total 10,519 students applied and 8,743 were accepted.

  • In-StateOut-of-State
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,933$22,445
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$10,964$21,608
    On-Campus Living Costs$14,466
    Off-Campus Living Costs$14,466

    The tuition & fees at Western Washington University, for academic year 2017-2018 is $7,933 for in-state students and $22,445 for out-of-students.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $14,466 when living on campus and $14,466 when living off campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    Campus Housing

    Online Learning

    Study Abroad

    Remedial Service

    Career Counseling

    Employment Service

    Placement Service

    Western Washington University provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes NCAA Member, Campus Housing, Online Learning, Study Abroad, Remedial Service, Career Counseling, Employment Service and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at Western Washington University.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about Western Washington University

Key Stats for Western Washington University

Costs of Attendance relatively expensive

Western Washington University$22,445
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges$18,374
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Washington$11,353

Admission Chances easy to get in


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges68.96%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Washington79.66%

Financial Helps average in nation


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges74.61%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Washington56.43%

Student Population small

Western Washington University15,574
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges8,898,653
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Washington280,379

Graduation Rates high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges45.08%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Washington37.82%

Major Programs very diverse majors


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges203
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Washington215

Distance Learning limited online classes


Online Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges8
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges21
  • 4 Years or High Colleges15
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Washington13

Contact Information & Online Resources


Western Washington University 516 High Street,
Bellingham, WA 98225-9008
360) 650-3000


Western Washington University is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (03/01/1921 - Current).
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