Washington State University

Pullman, WA

Washington State University

Pullman, WA

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Tuition & Fees

$11,841

$26,419

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
31%
500-599
47%
400-499
16%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
26%
500-599
50%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
35%
18-23
44%
12-17
10%
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,305
Declined 4,457
Total Received 20,762
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Public

18,629

undergraduate students

2,630

graduate students

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1,742-acre main campus in Pullman (population: 33,354), 75 miles from Spokane. Regional campuses in Kennewick, Pasco, Richland, and Spokane; air and bus serve Pullman; major airport serves Spokane.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Spokane
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Pullman-Moscow Regional

Washington State University
None
Pullman, WA
99164-5910

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Panhellenic Association - Sororities
  • Interfraternity Council - Fraternities
  • Student Entertainment Board
  • International Students Council
  • ChiLaStAl (Chicana/o Latina/o Student Alliance)

Top Events

  • Up All Night
  • Springfest
  • Cougfest
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
31%
500-599
47%
400-499
16%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
26%
500-599
50%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
35%
18-23
44%
12-17
10%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline January 31
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.5

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,305
Declined 4,457
Total Received 20,762

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 77
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Rowing
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

bowling, crew, cricket, cycling, fencing, ice hockey, lacrosse, polo, rugby, sailing, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate disc, volleyball, wakeboarding, waterskiing

Club Sports - Women's

bowling, crew, cricket, cycling, fencing, lacrosse, polo, rugby, sailing, skiing, snowboarding, softball, tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate disc, volleyball, wakeboarding, water polo, waterskiing

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Advertising
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Production Operations, General
Agricultural Teacher Education
Agricultural and Food Products Processing
Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding
Agriculture, General
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
Agronomy and Crop Science
Animal Sciences, General
Anthropology
Apparel and Textiles, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Architecture
Asian Studies/Civilization
Athletic Training/Trainer
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Chinese Language and Literature
Civil Engineering, General
Computational Science
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer Software Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Construction Engineering
Construction Management
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Exercise Physiology
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Food Science
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Forestry, General
French Language and Literature
Genetics, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Health Teacher Education
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Interior Design
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Japanese Language and Literature
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Landscape Architecture
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Materials Engineering
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Microbiology, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Neuroscience
Operations Management and Supervision
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Physics, General
Plant Nursery Operations and Management
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management
Plant Sciences, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Policy Analysis, General
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Public Relations/Image Management
Range Science and Management
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Language and Literature
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Technical and Scientific Communication
Turf and Turfgrass Management
Viticulture and Enology
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Women's Studies
Zoology/Animal Biology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

21,259

total students

82%

in-state

18%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

88%

18,629
students

Female
50%
9,382

Male
50%
9,247

12%

2,630
students

Female
49%
1,298

Male
51%
1,332

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

17,728
students

Female
51%
9,032

Male
49%
8,696

5%

901
students

Female
39%
350

Male
61%
551

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 80%
Student 4 year graduation rate 37%
Student 5 year graduation rate 19%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

1,210

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: January 31

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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