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Western Washington University

Bellingham, WA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate93%

Western Washington University Academics

Western Washington University requires at least 180 credits to complete a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Western Washington University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Western Washington University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 65% of students who start college at Western Washington University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Western Washington University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Are Required At Western Washington University?

Western Washington University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Western Washington University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Western Washington University

When choosing a major, Western Washington University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Western Washington University.Western Washington University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative. Western Washington University false.Western Washington University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Western Washington University

Does Western Washington University Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

🟨 Check with Western Washington University directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does Western Washington University Offer Online Classes?

✅ Western Washington University true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Western Washington University Give AP Credit?

✅ Western Washington University true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Western Washington University Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Western Washington University, check with the school directly. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Western Washington University.

Does Western Washington University Require Internships?

🟨 Western Washington University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About Western Washington University

Western Washington University Library

The main library on campus is the Western Libraries and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Western Washington University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Western Washington University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does Western Washington University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Western Washington University does not have any ROTC programs.

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