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#852 Overall Influence #944 Desirability Rank

Western Washington University

University

From Wikipedia

Western Washington University is a public university in Bellingham, Washington. The northernmost university in the contiguous United States, WWU was founded in 1893 as the state-funded New Whatcom Normal School, succeeding a private school of teaching for women founded in 1886. In 1977, the university adopted its present name.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

10,219

Acceptance

94%

Graduation Rate

68%

Median SAT Score

1170

Median ACT Score

25

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$7,377

Fees (in-state)

$1,131

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$50,600

Employed

89%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

15K

Under-Grads

14K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

516 High Street, Bellingham WA 98225-9008

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

9 per 100K

Violent Crime

0 per 100K

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

55 per 100K

Violent Crime

3 per 100K

What is Western Washington University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#813 World Rank
Biology
#367 World Rank
Communications
#896 World Rank
Business
#781 World Rank
Literature
#998 World Rank
Education
#631 World Rank
Mathematics
#568 World Rank
History
#512 World Rank
Psychology
#705 World Rank
Philosophy
#285 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#915 World Rank
Computer Science
#1104 World Rank
Political Science
#1669 World Rank
Engineering
#808 World Rank
Religious Studies
#392 World Rank
Sociology
#1212 World Rank
Chemistry
#384 World Rank
Anthropology
#1207 World Rank
Physics
#1117 World Rank
Economics
#2693 World Rank
Medical
#1493 World Rank
Social Work
#5914 World Rank
Nursing

Other areas of influence

#1373 World Rank
Law
#2460 World Rank
Criminal Justice

Influential People

Who are Western Washington University's Most influential alumni?

Western Washington University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Earth Sciences, Communications, and Anthropology

Erica L Larson

Researcher

Cindy Gordon

American soccer player

Simon J. Evans

Researcher

Paul Graves

American lawyer and politician

Gene Derfler

American politician

Monika Oberer

Researcher

Lorne Davies

Jeff Mills

American football player and coach

Scott White

American politician

Cheryl Chow

American teacher, councilwoman

Jana Marie Hupp

American actress

Mike Webster

Canadian amateur wrestler