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Western Washington University
Location Bellingham, WA
Setting Small City
Enrollment 15,197
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #363
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Website wwu.edu
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Western Washington University
Tuition (In State) $7,377
Tuition (Out of State) $24,135
Room & Board $12,518
Avg Net Price $18,398
Avg Grant Aid $6,874
% Receiving Grant Aid 86%


Western Washington University
Applied 10,219
Admitted 9,556
Acceptance Rate 93.5%
Enrolled % 26.1%
Avg High School GPA 3.45
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Challenging
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 22/28
SAT Range 1080/1270
Submit Test Scores Considered but not required
Application Deadline Mar 1, 2023


Western Washington University
Student to Faculty Ratio 18:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (13%)
  • Social Sciences (13%)
  • English and Literature (8%)
  • Visual and Performing Arts (6%)
  • Psychology (6%)


Western Washington University
Graduation Rate 73%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $48,000
Making Student Loan Payments 71%
Median Student Loan Debt $19,413
Median Loan Payment $200


Western Washington University
% Men 42%
% Women 58%
Racial Diversity Low
% White 73%
% Black 2%
% Hispanic 8%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 9%
% International 1%
% Unknown Race 1%


Western Washington University
% In-State 86%
% Out-of-State 14%


Western Washington University
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility Yes
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/