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WWU / Fairhaven College of Interdiscipinary Studies

Apply to Fairhaven College

Admission to Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies is a 2-step process. Since Fairhaven College is a college of Western Washington University, applicants must simultaneously apply to both WWU and Fairhaven College.

 

Fairhaven College Application

Materials

  1. Cover Sheet [Download Application Cover Sheet] (PDF)
  2. Essay describing educational goals and outlining any background relevant to your academic interests. *You can use the same essay for Western and Fairhaven, just make sure to include a copy with your coversheet to Fairhaven.* We would like the essay to include WHY you are interested in Fairhaven College.
  3. 2 letters of recommendation from teachers or employers, on letterhead, with an original signature.
  4. Unofficial transcripts

 

Submit Materials to:

FAIRHAVEN COLLEGE ADMISSIONS
516 High St
Bellingham, WA 98225-9118

 

Questions? Contact us

Deadlines

January 31*

Freshmen applying for Fall & Summer quarters.

Freshman applicants who wish to visit during Explore Fairhaven Week are encouraged to apply by January 15.

 

March 1*

Transfers applying for Fall & Summer quarters

 

October 1*

All applicants for Winter quarter

 

January 15*

All applicants for Spring quarter

 

*If any due date should fall on a weekend then applications will be accepted until 5:00pm the following Monday.

Interviews & Decisions

Fairhaven Admissions interviews all Washington State applicants and Transfer applicants. Freshman applicants should specify preferences dates for an interview prior to March 1st in person, via skype or through the phone on the Fairhaven cover sheet. Transfer applicants should specify preferences for an interview during the month following the deadline on the Fairhaven cover sheet. The Fairhaven College Admissions Coordinator will email you to schedule an interview after completion of your application.

 

Decision Letters are mailed out 4-6 weeks after the application deadline.

 

Western Washington University Application

Materials

  • Complete the Undergraduate Application on the WWU website - Check the "Fairhaven Interest" box in the Academic Interests section - WWU Application
  • Official high school and/or college transcripts
  • SAT/ACT test scores (from freshman applicants)
  • $55.00 application fee or fee waiver form

 

Submit materials to/contact:

OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS
Western Washington University
516 High St
Bellingham, WA 98225-9009
(360) 650-3440
www.wwu.edu/admissions

 

WWU Deadlines

 

Questions? Contact WWU Admissions

 

 

 

Related Links

Financial Support

Student Life at WWU and Fairhaven

Housing - The Fairhaven Housing Cluster

 

Questions?

If your questions can't be answered in our Frequently Asked Questions, please contact our Main Office at (360) 650-6680 or e-mail questions to Fairhaven.Admissions@wwu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Financing your Education

Fairhaven students pay the same tuition and fees as students of other colleges at Western. Students should apply for Financial Aid through Western's Financial Aid Office.

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