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Best Values in Colleges

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Western Washington University (Bellingham, WA)


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Western Washington University is ranked 91 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 248 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 90%
Applicants who took ACT 26%

SAT Verbal Score

700+5%
600-69927%
600+32%

SAT Math Score

700+3%
600-69926%
600+28%

ACT Score

30-3611%
24-2950%
24+61%

Students applied9,508
Students admitted7,958
Admission rate84%

Students per faculty20

4-year graduation rate38%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$7,503
Fees$1,462
Room and board$10,042
Estimated book expense$1,098
Total cost$20,105

Cost after need-based aid$11,068
Cost after non-need-based aid$18,262

Average debt at graduation$21,173

Out of State

Tuition$18,945
Fees$1,462
Room and board$10,042
Estimated book expense$1,098
Total cost$31,547

Cost after need-based aid$22,510
Cost after non-need-based aid$29,704

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met92%
Average need-based aid$9,037
Average non-need-based aid$1,843

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment14,026

Full-Time

Men5,701
Women7,241

Part-Time

Men589
Women495

Freshmen retained83%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2014 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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