Western Washington University (WWU)

Bellingham, WA

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Western Washington University Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline March 1
SAT / ACT Scores Due March 1
College Will Notify December 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 4,027 5,764 9,791
Accepted 3,128 4,671 7,799
Acceptance Rate 78% 81% 79%
Enrolled 1,119 1,569 2,688

WWU Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.50 (weighted)

SAT Scores

(91% of Students Admitted to Western Washington University Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 510 to 620
  • Math 510 to 610
  • Writing 480 to 600
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 620 610 600
Bottom 25th Percentile 510 510 480

ACT Scores

(27% of Students Admitted to Western Washington University Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 21 to 28
  • Math 22 to 27
  • Composite 22 to 28
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 28 27 28
Bottom 25th Percentile 21 22 22

Western Washington University Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($55)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank   Considered
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations     Considered
Essay     Important
Extracurricular Activities     Considered
Volunteer Work     Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
Electives 1 1
English 4 4
Foreign Language 2 2
Math 3 3
Science 2 2
Social Studies 3 3
Lab 1 1
Electives 1 1

Western Washington University Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 15,252 (94%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 819 (5%)

Western Washington University Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($55)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 45)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement   Important
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
  Very Important

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