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Western Washington University Academics

Academic Statistics

Academics
B+
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
71%
National
48%
Full-Time Retention Rate
82%
Part-Time Retention Rate
70%
Academic Calendar
Quarter
Research Funding per Student
$523
National
$1,524
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    No
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

About the Classes

Class Size Breakdown
  • 2-19 students
    34%
  • 20-39
    43%
  • 40-99
    19%
  • 100+
    4%
94%
of students say they attend class.89 responses

About the Professors

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Female Professors
46%
Male Professors
54%
Average Professor Salary
$103,776
Poll
43%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.89 responses
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    1%
  • Asian American
    6%
  • Hispanic
    4%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    4%
  • Multiracial
    2%
  • Native American
    1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    4%
  • White
    78%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
92%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.140 responses
Poll
83%
of students say professors care about their students' success.140 responses
Poll
83%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.140 responses
Poll
84%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.140 responses
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