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Find your Place

A Community That Cares.

Get ready to collaborate with faculty, make lasting connections, and develop innovative solutions to real-world problems. We bring together those who want to change the world with the people who are changing it.

WWU is where, together, we can Make Waves.

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Learn about deadlines, how to apply, first-year scholarships, and how running start classes and AP, IB, and other exams will be counted toward college credit. The Priority Application Date is January 31.


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At Western, we have everything from more traditional subjects to majors you design yourself. Choose from 200+ academic programs and enjoy the full support of faculty who are equal parts teacher, scholar, and mentor.


200+ Academic Programs


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Financial Aid

We’ll Help You Afford the Cost of College

At Western, there are a range of resources available to you and your family to help pay for college. Through the Washington College Grant, more families will be eligible for state aid. Completing the FAFSA or WASFA is the first step to accessing these funds.


Financial Aid Priority Date: January 31

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Western's FAFSA code: 003802

Financial Aid Counselors

Our Financial Aid Counselors can help you learn about the different financial aid packages and apply.

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Get Your Hands Wet

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Find What Floats Your Goat

Invasive mountain goats that need to be relocated via helicopter.

Find space in the PNW

The planet Mars

Make your life a work of art

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