Western Washington University

Acceptance Rate 90 %
SAT Average 1,170
Tuition & Fees $25,266
Student Population 16,121
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,837

Academic Overview

Western Washington University Campus, Bellingham, WA
Western Washington University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Bellingham, Washington. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The 2021 tuition & fees are $8,508 for Washington residents and $25,266 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 16,121 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 90% and the graduation rate is 68% last year.
The salary after graduation from Western Washington University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $50,600. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Western Washington University are $8,508 for Washington residents and $25,266 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $12,192 for in-state students and $24,105 for out-of-state students.
Western Washington University 2021 Tuition & Fees
Washington ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Western Washington. The acceptance rate of Western Washington is 90% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 33%. The average graduation rate is 68% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $7,837 and 51% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 16,121 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Western Washington University is 90 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Western Washington University is 68 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Western Washington University is 81 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Western Washington University is 16,121
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Western Washington University is 18 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
18 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,837 at Western Washington University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Western Washington offers 132 major programs through online and on-site education where 2 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate51
Bachelor's Degree980
Master's Degree281
Post Master's Degree10

Special Learning Opportunities

Western Washington University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:4,144)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,961)

Veterans Benefits

Western Washington University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges