Information from Western Washington University
Programmes/courses on graduate level
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Programmes/courses with limited access:
Some courses at the College of Business
Health and Recreation
Audition or portfolio is required for admission to some Music and Art classes. All Physical Education classes have additional charges. Online courses are not available for exchange students.
Full time studies (corresponding to 30 hp):
18 credits. Minimum full-time workload per quarter is 12 credits.
100–299: Lower division
300-499: Upper division
The first digit of a course number indicates its intended class level.
100-199: first year courses, 200-299: second etc.
Course types: 1-4 credit courses = quarter courses
Fall quarter: Sept–Dec
Winter+Spring quarter: Jan–March–June
Students can apply for on-campus accommodation. Exchange students are housed in on-campus, four-person Birnam Wood Apartments, or Buchanan Towers. Single rooms are available; however the student is responsible for the additional cost.
Incoming Exchange Student Budget per quarter
One-time WWU International Student Support Fee: 300
International student health insurance: 400
Books and supplies: 332
Birnam Wood apartments*: 1,400
Meal plan*: 1,800
Personal expenses: 815:
Total: 5,493 dollar
*Apartments have kitchens so students can prepare own meals.
**Meal plan is optional.
Note: All amounts are in U.S. dollars. Amounts listed are estimates only and subject to change at any time.