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Don't just go to college

Make Waves

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Get ready to collaborate with faculty who are equal parts expert and mentor, have real conversations, make deep connections, and develop innovative solutions to problems that matter. We bring together those who want to change the world, with the people who are changing it. Western is where, together, we can Make Waves.

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Find Your Purpose

From the classics to majors you get to design yourself, no matter which of our 175+ majors you choose from, your grit, smarts and heart will be supported by faculty who are equal parts teacher, scholar, and mentor.


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Which type of applicant are you?

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See why students love Western

There’s no better way to get a feel for Western than by traveling our brick-lined paths, enjoying views of Bellingham Bay, and catching a glimpse of our students in action.


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Make Your Life a Work of Art

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The Fire in Our Belly is Hotter than Lava

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Our Noise Policy: Make a lot of it


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