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Western Washington University

RCW 28B.35.050

Western Washington University is a dynamic, comprehensive institution with a student-centered undergraduate focus that is complemented by select graduate programs. The institution is committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship and community service - integral parts of an academic environment that inspires innovative learning and commitment to a purposed life for its students. The personalized teaching that is uniquely Western often includes hands on research with nationally recognized faculty and further prepares Western graduates to meet the ever changing needs of the state, nation and world.

Agency Mission

Western Washington University is a public comprehensive institution dedicated to serving the people of the state of Washington. Together our students, staff and faculty are committed to making a positive impact in the state and the world, with a shared focus on academic excellence and inclusive achievement.
Request 555,554,000
Net change from current biennium 31,633,000 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 6.0% Increase

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
5,456,837 5,456,837 General Fund - Federal
161,282,000 General Fund - State 145,377,000 161,282,000 156,210,000
(74,900,000) State Building Construction Account - State 74,900,000 104,822,000
1,424,000 (17,160,000) WWU Capital Projects Account - State 1,156,468 18,584,000 16,320,000
13,831,000 Education Legacy Trust Account - State 13,831,000 13,831,000 13,831,000
5,243,000 Workforce Education Investment Acc - State 5,243,000 9,082,000
187,236,837 (86,603,163) Total Appropriated Funds 160,364,468 273,840,000 300,265,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Non-Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Balance Non-Apropriated Funds 2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
(21,308,000) Inst of Hi Ed-Grants/Contracts Acct - Nonappropriated 24,787,772 21,308,000 20,938,000
(66,164,000) Inst of Hi Ed-Dedicated Local Acct - Nonappropriated 73,113,753 66,164,000 80,449,000
(162,609,000) Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Nonappropriated 183,970,802 162,609,000 153,915,000
Inst of Hi Ed-Stores Account - Nonappropriated 2,331
Inst of Hi Ed-data Processing Acct - Nonappropriated 46,400
Inst of Hi Ed-printing Account - Nonappropriated 349,605 (13,000)
Inst of Hi Ed-other Facilities Acct - Nonappropriated 315,157
Inst of Hi Ed-motor Pool Account - Nonappropriated (12,010)
Inst of Hi Ed-associated Students - Nonappropriated 7,491,162
Inst of Hi Ed-bookstore Account - Nonappropriated 10,788,932
Inst of Hi Ed-Parking Account - Nonappropriated 4,361,172
Inst of Hi Ed-other Enterprises - Nonappropriated 25,455,118
Inst of Hi Ed-housing & Food Acct - Nonappropriated 98,025,991
WWU License Plate Account - Nonappropriated 29,999
G. Robert Ross Endowment Account - Nonappropriated 24,095
Grant-In-Aid Scholarship/Fellowship - Nonappropriated 45,505,083
Inst of Hi Ed-Student Loan Account - Nonappropriated 466,192
Inst of Hi Ed-work Study Account - Nonappropriated 1,051,088
Inst of Hi Ed-endowment Local Acct - Nonappropriated 375,477
Inst of Hi Ed-Inst Financial Aid - Nonappropriated 11,872
(250,081,000) Total Non-Appropriated Funds 476,159,989 250,081,000 255,289,000

Capital Budget: Summary

  Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   Actual Estimated Proposed
72,759,055 72,759,055 State Building Construction Account - State 10,976,121
16,509,091 16,509,091 WWU Capital Projects Account - State 10,004,784
89,268,146 89,268,146 Total Appropriated Funds 20,980,905

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 224,139,698 233,326,066 84,073,242 208,054,000 212,782,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
44,163,278 11.1% (124,837,486) (28.2%) 103,436,692 32.6%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2018-19 Actual 2019-20 Estimated 2020-21 Estimated 2021-22 Proposed 2022-23 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 1,828.2 1,933.6 1,642.0 1,846.0 1,846.3