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Western Washington Student Population

Population Highlight
Total Enrollment 16,142
Undergraduate 15,240
Graduate 902
Men 6,844
Women 9,298

Western Washington Student Population

There are 16,142 students including 15,240 undergraduate and 902 graduate students at Western Washington University for academic year 2019-2020. By attending status, there are 14,574 full-time and 1,568 part-time students with gender distribution of 6,844 male and 9,298 female students. Western Washington University is offering the distance learning opportunity (online degree program) and total 133 students have enrolled online program exclusively.

Student Gender Distribution

Western Washington University has a total enrollment of 16,142 with a gender distribution of 42.40% male (6,844 students) and 57.60% female (9,298 students). There are 6,503 male and 8,737 female students in undergraduate school and 341 male and 561 female students are attending graduate school at Western Washington University.
Student Population By Gender
Western Washington University
TotalMenWomen
Total16,1426,8449,298
Undergraduate15,2406,5038,737
Graduate902341561
Full-time14,5746,0798,495
Part-time1,568765803
[Chart] Western Washington University 2020 Gender Distribution of Enrollment

Enrollment by Attending Status

Western Washington University has 14,574 full-time and 1,568 part-time students. In undergraduate school, 13,887 students are attending classes with full-time status, and 1,353 students are attending with part-time status. In graduate school, 687 students are full-time and 215 are part-time students.
Student Population By Attendance Status
Western Washington University
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total16,14214,5741,568
Undergraduate15,24013,8871,353
Graduate902687215
Men6,8446,079765
Women9,2988,495803
[Chart] Western Washington University Enrollment by Attending Status

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

At Western Washington University, 212 students have enrolled exclusively in online courses and 736 students have enrolled in some online courses out of total 16,142 students. In undergraduate schools, 855 students take at least one online course and in graduate schools, 93 students are attending some online courses.
2020 Distance Learning Enrollment
Western Washington University
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total16,14215,240902
Online Exclusively21216151
In Some Online Classes73669442
Not In Online Classes15,19414,385809
[Chart] Western Washington University Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

Race/Ethnicity Distribution

This section analyzes the student population by race/ethnicity at Western Washington University. There are 63 American Indian/Native American, 11,249 White, 257 Black/African American, 987 Asian, 1,617 Hispanic, 28 Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and 743 students with other races.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
Western Washington University
TotalMenWomen
Total16,1426,8449,298
American Indian/Native American632043
Asian987420567
Black/African American257117140
Hispanic1,617628989
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander281117
White11,2494,7906,459
Two More1,391583808
Race Un-Known352160192
[Chart] Western Washington UniversityRace/Ethnicity Distribution

Student Age Distribution

Next table and chart show the student enrollment by age distribution at Western Washington University.
Age Distribution
Western Washington University
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total16,14215,240902
Under 1878780
Age 18-195,5115,5110
Age 20-215,6825,65230
Age 22-243,0862,836250
Age 25-291,003713290
Age 30-34348231117
Age 35-391789286
Age 40-491557778
Age 50-64873849
Over 6414122
Age Un-Known000
[Chart] Western Washington University 2020 Age Distribution of Enrollment