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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 93 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 91%
Applicants who took ACT 29%

SAT Verbal Score

700+7%
600-69928%
600+35%

SAT Math Score

700+4%
600-69929%
600+33%

ACT Score

30-3613%
24-2948%
24+61%

Students applied9,785
Students admitted7,799
Admission rate80%

Students per faculty21

4-year graduation rate36%
6-year graduation rate69%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$8,040
Fees$823
Room and board$11,007
Estimated book expense$1,050
Total cost$20,920

Cost after need-based aid$12,089
Cost after non-need-based aid$19,013

Average debt at graduation$20,473

Out of State

Tuition$18,929
Fees$823
Room and board$11,007
Estimated book expense$1,050
Total cost$31,809

Cost after need-based aid$22,978
Cost after non-need-based aid$29,902

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met85%
Average need-based aid$8,831
Average non-need-based aid$1,907

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment13,902

Full-Time

Men5,711
Women7,149

Part-Time

Men545
Women497

Freshmen retained85%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2013 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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