Admissions Information

The application fee is $65 for applying undergraduate school and $100 for graduate school at Western Washington University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$65
Graduate Application Fees$100
Admission Informationadmissions.wwu.edu/
Online Applicationadmissions.wwu.edu/apply
Calendar SystemQuarter
Credits AcceptedAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1-Year Certificate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctoral (Research), Doctoral (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 96.10% and the yield is 28.27%. 3,988 men and 6,592 women applied to Western Washington and 3,814 men and 6,353 women students were accepted. Among them, 1,172 men and 1,702 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants10,5803,9886,592
Admitted10,1673,8146,353
Enrolled2,8741,1721,702
Acceptance Rate 96.10%95.64%96.37%
Yield 28.27%30.73%26.79%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 468 students (16% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 93 students (3%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 670 and the 25th percentile is 560. The SAT Math score is 640 (75th) and 530 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 29 (75th percentile) and 22 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing560670
SAT Math530640
ACT Composite2229
ACT Math2128
ACT English2129
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Western Washington University are very competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,079, ACT: 61 - public Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, and High School Record (or Transcript) to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA and High School Rank. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Western Washington University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Western Washington Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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