Western Washington University

Western Washington University

Bellingham, Washington


Admissions

Undergraduate Application Fee

$60

Admissions Website

www.admissions.wwu.edu

Online Application Website

www.admissions.wwu.edu/apply

Admissions Statistics

Western Washington University has an acceptance rate of 90%. The acceptance rate of 90% implies that for every 100 students that applied 90 students got accepted. 10,513 students appied to Western Washington University. 90% of the students that applied got accepted, and 33% that that got accepted enrolled.

Number of Applicants

10,513

Acceptance Rate

90%

Western Washington University has acceptance rate of 89% for male students and 91% for female students. 4,137 male students applied to Western Washington University compared to 6,376 female students. 89% of the male students that applied got accepted, and 35% of the males students that got accepted enrolled compared to 91% of the female students that applied got accepted, and 32% of the female students that got accepted enrolled.

Applicants by Gender

Male Female
Number of Applicants4,1376,376
Percent Admitted89%91%
Percent Admitted who Enrolled35%32%

Admissions Considerations

Students applying to Western Washington University are required to submit secondary school GPA, secondary school record and admission test scores (SAT/ACT) for admission. In contrast, applicants are recommended (but not required) to submit completion of college-preparatory program and formal demonstration of competencies for admission.

What matters for admission

Open admission policyNo
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)Required

SAT Scores

85% of the enrolled students at Western Washington University submitted SAT scores. The estimated average SAT composite score for Western Washington University is 1170. Amongst the enrolled students that submitted SAT scores to Western Washington University, 50% have SAT composite scores ranging from 1060 to 1280. 25% of enrolled students have SAT composite scores below 1060 whereas 25% of the enrolled students have SAT composite scores above 1280.

SAT Composite Range

1060 - 1280

Students Submitting SAT

85%

The SAT reading score at Western Washington University ranged from 540 to 650. The SAT math score at Western Washington University ranged from 520 to 630.

SAT Reading Range540 - 650
SAT Math Range520 - 630

SAT lower and upper ranges are the 25th and 75th percentile of SAT scores of the enrolled students.

ACT Scores

25% of the enrolled students at Western Washington University submitted ACT scores. The estimated average ACT composite score for Western Washington University is 25. Amongst the enrolled students that submitted ACT scores to Western Washington University, 50% have ACT composite scores ranging from 22 to 28. 25% of enrolled students have ACT composite scores below 22 whereas 25% of the enrolled students have ACT composite scores above 28.

ACT Composite Range

22 - 28

Students Submitting ACT

25%

The ACT english score at Western Washington University ranged from 21 to 30. The ACT math score at Western Washington University ranged from 20 to 27.

ACT English Range21 - 30
ACT Math Range20 - 27

ACT lower and upper ranges are the 25th and 75th percentile of ACT scores of the enrolled students.

Credits Accepted

Credit TypeAccepted
Dual CreditYes
Credit for Life ExperiencesNo
Advanced Placement (AP) CreditsYes