Western Washington University

Bellingham, WA

Questions and Answers

Isabella L.
19 days ago
What services do you provide for students that currently have a 504 plan in high school?
Western Washington University
Western's Disability Access Center provides individualized accommodations for students with a 504 based on their own experience and healthcare provider documentation.
Chukwuemeka Emmanuel N.
20 days ago
Where can I find scholarships opportunities that your school offers to foreign students?
Western Washington University
International scholarship information is available at https://admissions.wwu.edu/international/tuition-scholarships
William C.
1 month ago
Does your school offer any benefits for being a military child?
Western Washington University
Hi William, you can find information on how to use military benefits at Western as a dependent at https://wp.wwu.edu/veteranservices/how-to-use-va-benefits-dependents/. If you have questions more specific to your particular circumstances, you can contact Jeanne Gaffney at (360) 650-3966 or via email at Jeanne.Gaffney@wwu.edu
Camille S.
2 months ago
Do many freshmen decide to live on campus?
Western Washington University
While first-year students are not required to live on campus, nearly 90% choose to do so
Camille S.
2 months ago
Where can I find scholarship opportunities for Running Start students?
Western Washington University
Running Start students are eligible for the same first-year admissions scholarships as other incoming students. You can find them at https://admissions.wwu.edu/cost/first-year-oos-scholarships
Gali A.
2 months ago
Does your school offer psychology programs?
Western Washington University
Psychology is one of our best-known majors! You can learn more at https://www.wwu.edu/majors/psychology

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
18 to 1
Least Selective (88% Acceptance Rate)
School type
4-year institution

Diversity statistics

70% White
9% Hispanic
8% Multiracial
6% Asian
2% Black
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Marketing Director101k
Software Engineer90k
Software Developer71k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)70k
Marketing Manager62k
Operations Manager58k
Account Manager51k
Based on 15,638 student responses
56kAvg. Early Career Pay
102.5kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
45%in High-Meaning careers
16%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$24,690 / year
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