WWU Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 6.0% of the student population at WWU. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit WWU Disability Services.
WWU for the Military
While not a "service academy", WWU does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. There is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit WWU Veteran Services . For more information, check out our WWU for Veterans Guide.
WWU offers On-Campus Day Care
For students with young families, WWU does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Western Washington University
WWU offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Western Washington University
WWU has a comparatively large, student body. There were 14,968 undergraduates in 2017. Full-time attendance was 13,728 (91.7%). Part-time attendance was 1,240 (8.3%).
Western Washington University is Ranked #542 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, WWU is more diverse than average in terms of overall diversity. We rank WWU #542 out of 2,238.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Western Washington University Competes in the NCAA
WWU has a total of 317 student athletes, 144 men and 173 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$5,448,013|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$5,448,013|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Western Washington University Athletics