516 High Street Bellingham, WA 98225 360-650-3440
http://www.wwu.edu admit@cc.wwu.edu
About Western Washington University
  • Year of Foundation 1893
  • Size of Campus 300 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Quarter
  • Undergraduate Population 13,002
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 55% 45% 8%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 5,003 in-state, 15,550 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 13,249
Western Washington University With 15,000 students, 160 academic programs, and an energized campus community, Western offers the focus on students and the faculty access of a smaller college and the academic choice, resources, multicultural diversity, and room to grow of a large university. Not so big that you feel like a number; not so small that you have to conform to a mold. Large enough for you to define yourself and small enough that you make a difference.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, MEChA, Native American Student Union, International Students Club, Vietnamese Student Assn. Additional organizations can be found on the WWU website, Associated Students
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Parent's Weekend, Red Square Info Faire, Earth Day, Take the Night March, Kappa Karnival.
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Golden Key International Honor Society; The National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Bahai Campus Association, Campus Christian Fellowship, Hillel of WWU, Latter Day Saints Student Association, Additional organizations can be found on the WWU website
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Bellingham (5), Seattle (100)
  • Distance to nearest train Bellingham (2)
  • Distance to nearest bus Bellingham (2)
Student Housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 3%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 38%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 5%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 16
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (86%), apartments for married students (0%), apartment for single students (14%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 85%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 99%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 7%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 25%
Campus Services
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Subscriptions 4,806
  • Computer Courses No
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 1,965,507
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number of e-books 3,472
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 148
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,402,135
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 4,800
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 320
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 37,345
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 1,940
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 390
  • Museums Western Gallery of Art, Viking Union Gallery of Art, Planetarium, Environmental Studies Building, Natural History Collection, Herbarium (Botany)
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 11%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Microsoft, Boeing, Washington school systems, Bank of America, KPMG LLP, Moss Adams, Starbucks, T-Mobile, SAFECO, Maxim, Macy's, Weyerhauser, Wells Fargo, various government agencies.
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 55%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,860
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City