Western Washington University

Men's MCLA Contact: Joe Finnell
8 / 10
15,170 Undergrads / 16,121 Students
5 / 10
$17,728 Net Price
1 / 10
90% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Small

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
18 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
37% / 68%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The season usually starts with a long stretch of road trips to schools along the Northwestern Pacific Coast like University of Portland, Gonzaga University, Cal State-Fullerton, University of Puget Sound, and Southern Oregon University. They also take trips up to Canada to play Simon Fraser University in British Columbia.

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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Bellingham Washington Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Spokane Washington Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Canada
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Anchorage Alaska Area
  • Yakima Washington Area
  • Richland/Kennewick/Pasco Washington Area
Where Grads Work
  • Microsoft
  • Boeing
  • Amazon
  • University of Washington
  • Starbucks
  • Nordstrom
  • T-Mobile
  • State of Washington
  • AT&T
  • Windermere Real Estate
  • Expedia Inc.
  • Costco Wholesale
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • King County WA
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Media and Communication
  • Arts and Design
  • Information Technology
  • Engineering
  • Marketing
  • Program and Project Management
  • Finance
  • Administrative
  • Research
  • Community and Social Services
  • Support
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
500 - 620
520 - 630
1090 - 1300
21 - 30
20 - 27
22 - 28

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 470 - 580 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 10,513 4,137 6,376
% Admitted 90% 89% 91%
% Admits That Enroll 33% 35% 32%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.41
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
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    High School Rank
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    TOEFL (English proficiency)
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (14%)
    Social Sciences (13%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (7%)
    Psychology (6%)
    English Language & Literature (6%)
    Psychology, General (5%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (5%)
    Education (5%)
    Communication & Journalism (5%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (4%)
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General (4%)
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (4%)
    Environmental Science (4%)
    Sociology (4%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (4%)
    Computer and Information Sciences, General (3%)
    Foreign Languages (3%)
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$8,343 $21,847
    Books & Supplies$954 $954
    Cost of Living$12,036 $12,036
    Personal Expenses$3,672 $3,672
    Sticker Price$25,005 $36,598

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    86% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship78%$6,337
    Federal Grants24%$4,669
    Pell Grants23%$4,401
    Other Federal22%$326
    State & Local Grants19%$6,429
    Institutional Grants71%$3,700
    Student Loans41%$6,084
    Federal Loans40%$4,964
    Other Loans4%$13,897

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $85.2 Million $5,287

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $19,333.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $15,000 $206

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 2.6%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 5,707 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $45,800

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.06 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 37% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 7 7
    Fondling 7 7
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 1 1
    Burglary 8 7
    Motor Vehicle Theft 1 -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Comprehensive programs
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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