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Western Washington University

Quick Facts STUDENT DEMOGRAPHICS 15,197 Students 93% Undergraduate 28.6% Students of Color 57% Female Residency 87% Washington Residents 13% Out of State Students, including International Students First Year Students (2021) 2,492 new first-year students enrolled 32.1% new first-year students enrolled are students of color 28.8% new first-year students enrolled are first generation students 3.26-3.86 middle 50% GPAs of admitted first-year students 59% of first-year students enrolled with college credit Transfer Students (2021) 1,014 new transfer students enrolled 27.5% new transfer students enrolled are students of color 39.8% new transfer students enrolled are first generation students 2.94-3.63 middle 50% GPAs of admitted transfer students 79.2% of enrolled transfer students come directly from a state community college led by Whatcom, Everett, Skagit, Olympic, and Bellevue colleges Student Life 250+ total student-run clubs & organizations 88% of first-year students and 25% of transfer students live on campus their first year Numerous conference championships (GNAC) in volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer, track & field and cross country, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s golf, and softball. WWU’s Women’s Rowing team is an eight-time NCAA Division II National Champion ACADEMICS 200+ academic programs 99% of classes taught by faculty, not graduate assistants 76% of Western’s faculty hold the highest degree in their field 19:1 student to faculty ratio 26 is the average class size 74% of the classes have 30 or fewer students 4.56 years is the average time to degree 115,000+ graduates living and working around the world Retention and Graduation Rates 79% of first-year students beginning in Fall 2019 returned in Fall 2020 Western’s six-year graduation rate is 68%…based on data from the 2013 cohort. Undergraduate Degrees 40% College of Humanities and Social Sciences 17% College of Business and Economics 18% College of Science and Engineering 8% Woodring College of Education 5% College of Fine and Performing Arts 8% Huxley College of the Environment 4% Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

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Military Friendly Rating

We rate how Military Friendly an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The rating below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly.

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