Western Washington UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Bellingham, Washington Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$8,343

Avg in-state tuition

$24,690

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Western Washington University

Western Washington University is a large public university located on an urban campus in Bellingham, Washington. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 16,142, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 90%. The university offers 98 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 68%, and a student-faculty ratio of 19:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $8,343, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $24,690.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

90% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 90%

Retention Rate 82%

Graduation Rate 68%

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1060-1280

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 22-28

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

58%

Female Student Population

19:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

16k

Number of Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

70%

Hispanic

10%

Two or more races

9%

Asian

6%

Unknown

2%

Black

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

23% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

24%

State Grant Aid

19%

Institution Grant Aid

71%

Pell Grant

23%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,669
State Grant Aid $6,429
Institution Grant Aid $3,700
Pell Grant Aid $4,302

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships