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Bellingham, Washington

Western Washington University

Overview

Student Population
15,915
National Rank
#395
Western Washington University overview
Location Bellingham, Washington
Online wwu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Western Washington University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Bellingham, Washington, Western Washington University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 11,244 prospective students applied, and 9,534 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,114 enrolled in the school.  14,483 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,432 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $6,879 plus fees of $1,304. Western Washington University is ranked 395 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Difficult 
Western Washington University overview
SAT 1150/1340
ACT 22/28
GPA 3.42
Applications Accepted
84.8% 
Western Washington University overview
Applications Due Mar 1, 2019
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Washington Resident Tuition
$6,879
In State Costs for Western Washington University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$906
Other Fees$1,304
Room and Board $10,971
Budget for Other Expenses$3,495
Total One Year Cost$23,555
Out of State Tuition
$21,391
Out of State Costs for Western Washington University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$906
Other Fees$1,304
Room and Board $10,971
Budget for Other Expenses$3,495
Total One Year Cost$38,067

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$48,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
73% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Western Washington University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 13%
Social Sciences 13%
English and Literature 8%
Visual and Performing Arts 6%
Psychology 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237011 IPEDS survey data for Western Washington University.