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Western Washington University

Bellingham, WA
University Website: www.wwu.edu
Apply Online: www.admissions.wwu.edu/apply
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Western Washington University (WWU or Western) is one of six state-funded, four-year universities of higher education in the U.S. state of Washington. It is located in Bellingham and offers bachelor's and master's degrees. Their mascot is the Viking.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $17,320.00 avg tuition

516 High Street
Bellingham, WA 98225-9008
(360) 650-3000

Apply online Admissions:
www.admissions.wwu.edu
Financial Aid:
www.finaid.wwu.edu

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Western Washington University

Statistics:
Applied 9,083
Admitted 7,118 78%
Enrolled total 2,695
Full Time: 2,672
Part Time 23
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 500 620
SAT Math 500 610
SAT Writing 490 600
ACT Composite 22 27
ACT English 21 28
ACT Math 21 26
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 84%
4-year graduation rate 35%
6-year graduation rate 69%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Western Washington University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $6,973.00 $6,973.00 $17,320.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $783.00 $783.00 $783.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $233.00 $233.00 $577.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,445.00 $7,445.00 $17,125.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $783.00 $783.00 $783.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $248.00 $248.00 $571.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $9,100.00 $9,100.00 $2,850.00
Other Expenses $2,913.00 $2,913.00 $2,850.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $55.00
Graduate Application Fee $60.00
Books and Supplies $1,020.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 73%
Percent receiving grant aid 49%
Avg amount of grant aid $6,607.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 48%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,398.00

Western Washington University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
American/United States Studies/Civilization X
Canadian Studies X
East Asian Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology X
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology X
Ecology X
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography X
Neuroscience X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Finance, General X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Operations Management and Supervision X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Journalism X
Journalism, Other X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X X
EDUCATION
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching X
Art Teacher Education X
Biology Teacher Education X
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Drama and Dance Teacher Education X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
History Teacher Education X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Secondary School Administration/Principalship X
Social Science Teacher Education X
Social Studies Teacher Education X
Spanish Language Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician X
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician X
Industrial Technology/Technician X
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician X
Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Child Development X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Japanese Language and Literature X
Linguistics X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling X
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other X
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor X
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies X
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor X
HISTORY
History, General X X
Public/Applied History X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Applied Mathematics, General X
Mathematics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Accounting and Computer Science X
Biological and Physical Sciences X
Mathematics and Computer Science X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X X
Environmental Studies X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X X
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Geophysics and Seismology X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Comparative Psychology X
Counseling Psychology X
Developmental and Child Psychology X
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Human Services, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Anthropology, Other X
Archeology X
Economics, General X
Economics, Other X
Geography X X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Art/Art Studies, General X
Dance, General X
Design and Applied Arts, Other X
Design and Visual Communications, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X X
Drawing X
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts X
Industrial and Product Design X
Intermedia/Multimedia X
Music History, Literature, and Theory X
Music Performance, General X
Music Theory and Composition X
Music, General X X
Painting X
Photography X
Sculpture X
Visual and Performing Arts, General X

Scholarships for Students in Washington

Name Amount Deadline
Ernest Morgan Memorial Scholarship Varies March 15, 2015
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