Western Washington University

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Applying to Western

See which applications are open, find application deadlines for all quarters, and begin your application for admission and scholarships.

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In-Person and Virtual Tours

There are lots of great ways to learn more about life and academics at Western. From guided in-person and virtual tours to academic webinars, you and your family are invited to connect and explore.

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Contact Admissions

Our Admissions counselors are here to help! They can answer your questions about applying and anything related to your college search.

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Research at Western

Interested in Research at WWU?

Check out Gaia, Western's online journal of research, discovery, and scholarship.

Find out more about Undergraduate, Graduate, and Faculty research on campus and how to become involved.

Read Stories of Climate Change to learn how Western's faculty, staff, and students are working to make a difference in the most existential threat facing the global community today.

Awards & Recognition