Western Washington University

Website: http://admissions.wwu.edu

Nationally recognized for providing educational excellence with economic value, Western Washington University offers the personal attention and small class sizes of a small college along with the academic choice, resources and campus activity of a large university all in an incredible location between the mountains and the bay.

At Western, the WUE program is a highly competitive merit-based scholarship. Recipients are selected based on information provided in their application for admission, including cumulative unweighted GPA and either ACT or SAT scores. All applicants are automatically considered for the WUE as well as other Non-Resident merit scholarships, no separate scholarship application is required.

How much would I save with WUE?

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NOTE: The rates shown are taken from WICHE's most recent annual Tuition and Fees Report (published in December) and do not include fees. We strongly encourage you to verify these rates with the admissions office of the institution where you want to enroll.

This institution does not offer the WUE rate to transfer students.

The WUE tuition rate applies to the majors listed below. If the major is not listed here, it is not eligible for the WUE rate:

Program Name   Degree Type(s)    
Accounting   BA    
American Cultural Studies   BA    
Anthropology   BA    
Applied Mathematics   BS    
Art History   BA    
Behavioral Neuroscience   BS    
Biochemistry   BS    
Biology   BA, BS    
Business Administration and Management, General   BA    
Business and Economics   BA    
Business and Sustainability   BA    
Canadian American Studies   BA    
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology   BS    
Chemistry, General   BA, BS    
Chinese Language and Culture   BA    
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General   BA    
Communications, General   BA    
Community Health   BS    
Computer Science   BS    
Dance, General   BA    
Design and Visual Communications, General   BA    
Early Childhood Education and Teaching   BA    
East Asian Studies   BA    
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other   BS    
Economics, General   BA    
Electrical Engineering   BS    
Elementary Education   BA    
Energy Policy and Management   BA    
English - Creative Writing   BA    
English - Literature   BA    
Environmental Education   BA    
Environmental Policy   BA    
Environmental Science   BS    
Environmental Studies   BA    
Finance, General   BA    
Fine/Studio Arts   BA    
French Language   BA    
Geography   BA, BS    
Geology   BS    
Geophysics   BS    
German Language   BA    
History, General   BA    
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General   BA    
Human Services, General   BA    
Humanities/Humanistic Studies   BA    
Industrial Design   BS    
Industrial Technology - Vehicle Design   BS    
International Business   BA    
Japanese Language and Literature   BA    
Journalism   BA    
Kinesiology and Exercise Science   BS    
Language, Literacy, and Cultural Studies   BA    
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies   BA    
Linguistics   BA    
Management Information Systems, General   BA    
Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management   BS    
Manufacturing Engineering   BS    
Marine Biology   BS    
Marketing/Marketing Management, General   BA    
Mathematics, General   BA, BS    
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Fairhaven College   BA, BS    
Music - Composition   BA    
Music - History and Literature   BA    
Music - Performance   BA    
Music Education   BA    
Music, General   BA    
Operations Management and Supervision   BA    
Philosophy   BA    
Physical Education Teaching   BA    
Physical Therapy/Therapist   No Degree    
Physics, General   BS    
Plastics and Composites Engineering   BS    
Political Science   BA    
Pre-Chiropractic Studies   No Degree    
Pre-Dentistry Studies   No Degree    
Pre-Law Studies   No Degree    
Pre-Medicine   No Degree    
Pre-Nursing Studies   No Degree    
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies   No Degree    
Pre-Optometry Studies   No Degree    
Pre-Pharmacy Studies   No Degree    
Pre-Veterinary Studies   No Degree    
Psychology, General   BS    
Recreation   BA    
Secondary Education   BA    
Sociology   BA, BS    
Spanish   BA    
Special Education   BA    
Teacher Education   BA    
Theater   BA    
Urban Planning and Sustainable Development   BA    

Enrollment Information

At Western Washington University, the WUE program is highly competitive. Approximately the top 14% of our incoming freshmen class are granted this tuition waiver based on their academic performance. Recipients typically have at least a 3.9 cumulative, unweighted GPA and a composite ACT of 30 or SAT score of 1400 for exams taken March 2016 and later. For SAT exams taken prior to March 2016, recipients have typically a 1340 combined Critical Reading and Math score.

The following requirements apply to the WUE scholarship at Western Washington University:

Students who wish to be considered for WUE should apply for admission online at admissions.wwu.edu/apply.

Freshmen Application for Admission Deadlines for Fall 2017

For more information on the WUE program and our other Non-Resident scholarships, please visit our Freshmen Out-of-State Scholarships page.

Contact Information

Western Washington University
Office of Admissions
Old Main 200
Bellingham, WA 98225-9842 
(360) 650-3440
Fax: (360) 650-7369

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