Help us create a better, brighter future at the heart of one of Washington’s most inclusive universities.
Why Choose Western?
Explore endless education opportunities while living in one of the most exciting locations in the USA.
Explore Life in Bellingham
Discover your ambition, define yourself and make a difference. Fully engage in your education, explore your interests and follow your aspirations.
Why Study Abroad?
University in the Pacific Northwest for 19 years in a row
(U.S. News & World Report)
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.
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.
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.
"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."
from Hong Kong