Western Washington University (Undergraduate)

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Western Washington University provides international students with the opportunity to study on a beautiful campus located in Bellingham, Washington. Located just 50 miles from Vancouver and 90 miles from Seattle, the campus provides an ideal location and offers over 175 academic programs.

At the International Study Center, international students complete year 1 of university in a supportive environment with expert staff who will help prepare students for success as a student at Western Washington University.



New freshman and transfer students who meet the housing deadlines are guaranteed student accommodation during the first year.


Louisa Portnyak
Louisa Portnyak
Current Student
Very great school with diverse students. Classes and class schedule is usually very easy to work around. The advisors are there to help you! They want the students to succeed. Many of the teachers are friendly and have good office hours. Campus life is fun and it is very close to the heart of downtown, about a 10-15 minute walk. One thing I really like about this campus is that lots of students gather in Red Square to promote political issues, clubs and activities, concerts, speeches, etc. and have the freedom to do so. Lots of art exhibits and displays from professional artists and student artists alike.
Kelly Chang
Kelly Chang
The class of 2019
The main reason I grew to love Bellingham and Western more over the years was through the connections I made with the people. Founding my own student club, being a part of many other clubs, working on campus, and calling a small Chinese learning department my home, I was able to develop a close-knit community. Western is the kind of place people call Belling HOME. Besides that, if you like the outdoors and want to be surrounded by chill yet motivated individuals, I recommend that you attend!


For Bachelors:
Art, Design & Media
  • Art History
  • Art Studio BA
  • Art Studio BFA
  • Art—Elementary BAE
  • Art—P-12 BAE
  • Dance
  • Design
  • Journalism—News/Editorial BA
  • Journalism—Public Relations BA
  • Journalism—Visual Journalism BA
  • Music BA
  • Music Education P-12 BMus
  • Music—Composition BMus
  • Music—History and Literature BMus
  • Music—Performance BMus
  • Theatre Arts BA
Business & Management
  • Accounting
  • Business Administration—Finance Concentration BA
  • Business Administration—General Business Concentration BA
  • Business Administration—International Business Concentration BA
  • Business Administration—Management Concentration BA
  • Business Administration—Management Information Systems Concentration BA
  • Business Administration—Marketing Concentration BA
  • Business Administration—Operations Management Concentration BA
  • Business and Sustainability BA
  • Statistics BS
Computer Science & IT
  • Computer Science
  • Cybersecurity
Engineering & Technology
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering BS
  • Energy Studies
  • Industrial Design BS
  • Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management BS
  • Manufacturing Engineering BS
  • Plastics and Composites Engineering BS
  • Political Science BA
Environment & Agriculture
  • Environmental Education BA
  • Environmental Policy BA
  • Environmental Science — Marine Science Emphasis BS
  • Environmental Science — Toxicology Emphasis BS
  • Environmental Science BS
  • Environmental Studies — Elementary BAE
  • Environmental Studies BA
  • Marine and Coastal Science
Law, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • American Cultural Studies
  • and Cultural Studies BAE
  • Anthropology BA
  • Anthropology—Archaeology Concentration BA
  • Anthropology—Biocultural Concentration BA
  • Anthropology—Elementary BAE
  • Anthropology/Biology BA
  • Anthropology/Social Studies BA
  • Canadian-American Studies
  • Chinese Language and Culture
  • Communication Studies
  • Diversity & Justice Emphasis BA
  • East Asian Studies
  • Elementary Education Professional Program PreProf
  • English — Creative Writing Emphasis BA
  • English—Literature Emphasis BA
  • French — Elementary BAE
  • French BA
  • French with a Teaching Endorsement Option BA
  • French/German BA
  • French/Spanish BA
  • German BA
  • German with a Teaching Endorsement BA
  • German—Elementary BAE
  • German/Spanish BA
  • History BA
  • History—Elementary BAE
  • History/Social Studies BA
  • Human Services BA
  • Humanities—History of Culture BA
  • Interdisciplinary Concentration BA
  • Interdisciplinary Concentration BAE
  • Interdisciplinary Concentration: Law
  • Japanese BA
  • Japanese with a Teaching Endorsement BA
  • Language
  • Latin American Studies
  • Linguistics BA
  • Literacy
  • Political Science/Social Studies BA
  • Politics/ Philosophy/ Economics BA
  • Pre-Law PreProf
  • Recreation Management & Leadership BA
  • Religion and Culture BA
  • Spanish BA
  • Spanish with a Teaching Endorsement BA
  • Spanish—Elementary BAE
Pharmacy, Health and Life Sciences
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Exceptionality & Disability BAE
  • Kinesiology—Exercise Science BS
  • Kinesiology—Pre-Healthcare Professions BS
  • Kinesiology—Sport Psychology BS
  • Nursing RN-to-BSN
  • Philosophy BA
  • Physical Education and Health P-12 BAE
  • Pre-Chiropractic PreProf
  • Pre-Dentistry PreProf
  • Pre-Medicine PreProf
  • Pre-Nutrition PreProf
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy PreProf
  • Pre-Pharmacy PreProf
  • Pre-Physical Therapy PreProf
  • Pre-Veterinary PreProf
  • Psychology BS
  • Psychology: Human Development—Elementary BAE
  • Public Health BS
  • Secondary Education PreProf
  • Sociology BA
  • Sociology BS
  • Sociology—Elementary BAE
  • Sociology/Social Studies BA
  • Special Education P-12 and Elementary Education (Dual Endorsement) BAE
  • Special Education—P-12 Plus Content Endorsement BAE
Natural Science & Mathematics
  • and Organismal Biology (EEO) Emphasis BS
  • Applied Mathematics BS
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology BA
  • Biology— Ecology
  • Biology— General Emphasis BS
  • Biology— Marine Emphasis BS
  • Biology— Molecular and Cell Biology Emphasis BS
  • Biology— Secondary Teaching Emphasis BS
  • Biology/ Anthropology BS
  • Biology/ Mathematics BS
  • Chemistry BA
  • Chemistry BS
  • Chemistry/ Mathematics — Secondary BAE
  • Chemistry/Biology— Secondary BAE
  • Chemistry/Physics—Secondary BAE
  • Earth Science — Elementary BAE
  • Earth Science — Secondary BAE
  • Earth Science/General Science — Secondary BAE
  • Evolution
  • General Science—Elementary BAE
  • General Science—Middle Level BAE
  • General Science—Secondary BAE
  • Geography BA
  • Geography—Elementary BAE
  • Geography/Social Studies BA
  • Geology BA
  • Geology BS
  • Geophysics BS
  • Mathematics — Elementary Education BAE
  • Mathematics — Secondary Education BAE
  • Mathematics BA
  • Mathematics BS
  • Physics BS
  • Physics/ Mathematics — Secondary Education BAE
  • Economics BA
  • Economics/Accounting BA
  • Economics/Environmental Studies BA
  • Economics/Mathematics BA
  • Economics/Political Science BA
  • Economics/Social Studies BA
  • Financial Economics BA

Tuition & Cost

The costs listed below are an estimate based on what most students pay. The final price for tuition, housing and other expenses will vary based on program, English level, housing selection and other factors. For more exact pricing, please contact our advisors.
For Bachelors:
$ 39,167 Average cost per year
$ 24,167Tuition
$ 10,000Housing
$ 5,000Other

Required Documents

Below are the minimum documents required for our admissions team to conduct a review of your application to this institution. Additional documents may be required for specific programs or for the institution to issue you an unconditional letter of admission. Please contact an advisor for more information.

Passport Copy

English Test Result

Recommendation Letter

School Transcript

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