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Is WWU a Good School for the Money?

Above Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$152,685 Avg Total Cost

Western Washington University Value Report

College Factual set out to determine if WWU is asking a fair price for the quality of education they provide. Keep reading for the detailed value report.

Fair Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Top 15% National Quality
Fair Price

Western Washington University is ranked #1,073 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Western Washington University is priced appropriately for the kind of quality education they provide and thus has earned a fair value recognition from College Factual's analysis.

National Value Ranking  1073 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  52.12 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

SchoolTotal PriceValue Grade

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $152,685 For That Piece of Paper

The WWU time to graduate is about 4.54 years and will cost an estimated $33,631 per year. This brings the total cost to 152,685.

Average Yearly Cost$33,631
Average Years to Graduate4.54
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree$152,685

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average WWU net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on WWU cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$80,385 In-State With Aid
$171,435 Avg Cost No Aid
4.54 Years to Graduate

The net price YOU pay may be very different than the typical net price.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at WWU.

Nationwide Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$171,435#0F
All Students$152,685#1,073C
Only Students Receiving Aid$134,665#937C+
In-State Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$117,155#F
All Students$98,405#F
Only Students Receiving Aid$80,385#F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Washington.

About 87% of WWU students receive financial aid. Get more details on what WWU financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average WWU cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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