discover tomorrow together

Change the World

A group of students talk together on campus.

Help us create a better, brighter future at the heart of one of Washington’s most inclusive universities.

#1 Public
Master’s Granting

University in the Pacific Northwest for 19 years in a row

(U.S. News & World Report)

Study Abroad at Western Washington University

Join a university dedicated to success for all, where you will be supported to engage in your education, develop your independence and thoughtfully plan your future. Located in Bellingham, Washington, Western Washington University is a premier university in the Pacific Northwest, where students can take a leading role in research to change the world and build a brighter future.

Welcome the Adventure

Explore endless education opportunities while living in stunning surroundings.

Limitless Learning

Discover your ambition, define yourself and make a difference.

Pathway Programs

Immerse yourself in a supportive learning environment.

Start your Undergraduate Degree

A female student unpacks boxes in a chemistry lab.

Begin your undergraduate degree studies with the Global Pathway 1, 2, or 3 quarter International Year program. Develop your academic and English language skills, and progress ready to succeed.

Prepare for a MBA

Students work in a small discussion group setting to learn business skills from a professor.

Develop your critical thinking skills by studying the Global Pathway 1, 2, or 3-quarter Pre-Master's Program, preparing you for entry to the Master of Business Administration at Western.

An international student from China.

"When I first began studying in America I rarely talked in class. But the professors and students here are exceedingly supportive; they encouraged me and helped me to be more active in class."

Prisca from Hong Kong