Language & Culture Programs

Join one of our existing programs or work with our team to design a customized language and culture program that meets your needs. 

Western offers:

  • Intensive English language study options for academic and special purposes
  • Conditional Admission to undergraduate programs
  • Diverse youth group programming with specialized programs upon request
  • Group language and American culture immersion with local university students, faculty and community members
  • Customized experiential and service-based learning programs

The Western Washington University International Study Center also offers an International Year for international students who do not meet the requirements for an undergraduate degree or a Pre-Master’s Program for students who do not meet the requirements for the Master of Business Administration (MBA). Upon successful completion, students can progress to degree-level study

Western celebrates diversity

Celebrating Western's diversity with events offers our community a chance to experience cultural enrichment from around the world without setting foot on a plane. Each July, Western’s Language and Culture Programs sponsors Summer International Day. This celebration of international cultures on at Western features music, performances and hands-on fun for all ages. Attendees try out new activities and games while sampling treats and beverages from around the world.


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