Western Washington University is a public university in Bellingham, Washington.
A public university is a university that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities.
Bellingham is the county seat and most populous city of Whatcom County in the U.S. state of Washington.
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It is the northernmost university in the contiguous United States and was founded as the state-funded New Whatcom Normal School in 1893, succeeding a private school of teaching for women.
Its athletic teams are known as the Vikings and the school colors are Western blue, bay blue, and white.