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WWU tops 10,000 freshman applications for the first time
Campus Visit Notes: Western Washington University

After many years of recruitment travel with WWU admissions officers and dozens of nights spent eavesdropping on the university’s “pitch” at college fairs, I’m so happy I was able to physically visit campus. Bellingham is charming, and still close enough to two major cities for students who need…

Record number of students apply to WWU

More students are applying to Western Washington University than ever before, according to the university.

Western received 9,802 freshman applications by the Jan. 31 deadline for fall 2015 enrollment, exceeding last year’s applications by more than 500. There are…

Record year for applications to state’s universities

Washington’s five public universities and its one public college received record-breaking numbers of freshman applications for fall 2015, including more applications from students who qualify for a state tuition scholarship.

All told, more than 75,000 students applied — most from in-state…

WWU receives highest-ever number of freshman applications
Prospective student submits musical application
College enrollment and diversity up at WWU, other Washington universities

Minority enrollment is growing at Washington’s public colleges and universities while total enrollment continues its upward trend, school officials reported this week.

The University of Washington, Washington State University, Western Washington University and Eastern Washington…

VIDEO: Kathy Murray, queen of the Honeybees
Demographics improve odds of getting into UW this year

For all of those high-school seniors waiting for a fat envelope to arrive from the college of their choice, give Mom and Dad a hug: Due to either good planning or sheer luck, they gave birth to you at the bottom of a demographic trough.

The number of high-school…

WWU student who grew up in Bellingham crowned Miss Seattle

Kimball Gainor was crowned Miss Seattle in November, according to her mother, Carole Gainor. Kimball grew up in Bellingham and is a senior at Western Washington University. She was sponsored by the Bellingham Food Bank.

She was the overall winner in interview, swimsuit, and evening gown,…

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