School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Western Washington University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225-9008
Admission Information
Net Price Washington University/Freshman-Students
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of Western Washington University is 96.10% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 28.27%. The application fees are $65 for undergraduate programs and $100 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate96.10 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)28.27 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$65
Graduate Application Fees$100

Tuition & Fees

Western Washington's 2023 tuition & fees is $8,967 for Washington residents and $26,873 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 3.64% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($25,930).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $12,963 for Washington residents and $25,638 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition increased by 3.64% compared to the last year's rate.
Washington ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,967$26,873
Graduate Tuition & Fees$12,963$25,638
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 15,125 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 225 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Western Washington has 14,019 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,106 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students15,125
Undergraduate Students14,019
Graduate Students1,106
Online Enrollment225

Degree Information and Campus Life

Western Washington offers 162 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 3 out of the 162 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by Western Washington
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs162 Programs
Number of online programs3 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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