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Study abroad at Western Washington University

Western Washington University is a public university based in Bellingham, Washington state. The University’s International Study Center offers global pathway programs including intensive English, international year, and pre-master’s programs. International students are given an introduction to the academic skills and knowledge needed for a liberal arts style education. The Study Center is part of Western’s campus, meaning you can get to know the university you will complete your full program at. You will be supported and part of university life from day one.

After completing your international year or pre-master’s program, you can progress to your chosen program and undergraduate studies or master’s in business administration. The university campus has over 200 student groups for a variety of interests. There are also excursions you can join to see more of the local area.

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Why study at Western Washington?

  • Career services

    While gaining hands-on experience in your degree, you will be supported by mentors and have access to career services to seek opportunities and grow your network

  • Expert faculty

    99% of all classes are taught by faculty, 74% of which hold the highest degree in their field

Life as an international student

There is a counseling, and wellness services at Western that is dedicated to supporting students and promoting a healthy balance between emotional and physical health while studying. There are additional services for students to assist with their academic progress and general health.

Living on campus at Western is a great way for international students to adjust to student life and be surrounded by other students in the same situation.

Student life & facilities

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    • Physiotherapy
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    • Language Center
    • Pre sessional English Academic skills courses

Fees and funding

Western is nationally recognized for providing an excellent education at an affordable cost, with Kiplinger's Personal Finance ranking Western as a top value in education.

Western offers both merit- and need-based assistance to help make your education possible

Fee information

  • Pre-Master's Program: from US$9,300 to US$23,867 per program
  • International Year: US$8,230 per quarter
  • Undergraduate tuition: US$21,800 per year
  • Graduate tuition: US$31,060 per year


Western Washington University

516 High St Bellingham, Washington 98225

Bellingham, Washington sits perfectly between a sheltered bay opening up to the spectacular San Juan islands and Mount Baker, the crown jewel of the Northern Cascades. With Seattle and Vancouver both a short drive away, it’s the ideal place to study, work, recreate, and relax.

Visa Requirements for Western Washington University

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements