Washington State University

Pullman, WA

Washington State University

Pullman, WA

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$12,170

$27,113

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
510
75th
600
25th
510
75th
25
25th
18
75th
26
25th
18
75th
26
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,947
Declined 4,251
Total Received 21,198
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Public

28,930

undergraduate students

6,464

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Washington State University, founded in 1890, is a public research university. Its 620-acre main campus is located in Pullman, 75 miles south of Spokane.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 35,394
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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

Washington State University
None
Pullman, WA
99164-5910

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
510
75th
600
25th
510
75th
25
25th
18
75th
26
25th
18
75th
26
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) January 31
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,947
Declined 4,251
Total Received 21,198

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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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Financial Aid

69%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$10,425

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $10,202
Room $7,400
Board $4,350
Additional fees $1,968
Books & supplies $960
Total $24,880
Average Financial Aid - $10,425
Total with Avg. Aid $14,455
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 509 335-9711
F: 509 335-1385
finaid@wsu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Rowing
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
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/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, bowling, cribbage, dodgeball, flag football, golf, inner-tube water polo, kickball, lawn games, racquetball, shuffleboard, soccer, softball, squash, table tennis, tennis, triathlon, volleyball (indoor/sand), ultimate disc, water polo

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pacific-12 Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Related Services, Other.
Accounting.
Adult Literacy Tutor/Instructor.
Adult and Continuing Education Administration.
Advertising.
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations.
Agricultural Business and Management, General.
Agricultural Communication/Journalism.
Agricultural Economics.
Agricultural Engineering.
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology/Technician.
Agricultural Mechanization, General.
Agricultural Production Operations, General.
Agricultural Teacher Education.
Agricultural and Food Products Processing.
Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding.
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture.
Agronomy and Crop Science.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Animal Genetics.
Animal Sciences, General.
Anthropology, General.
Apparel and Textiles, General.
Applied Economics.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology.
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.
Biotechnology.
Botany/Plant Biology.
Broadcast Journalism.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemical Physics.
Chemistry, General.
Child Development.
Chinese Language and Literature.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Civil Engineering, General.
Community College Administration.
Computational Science.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer Software Engineering.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician.
Construction Engineering.
Construction Management, General.
Counseling Psychology.
Criminal Justice/Police Science.
Crop Production.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering Science.
Engineering, General.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
Entomology.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Science.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Food Science.
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management.
Forestry, General.
French Language and Literature.
Genetics, General.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
Health Communication.
Health Teacher Education.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Horticultural Science.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Human Nutrition.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Industrial Technology/Technician.
Insurance.
Interior Design.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
Japanese Language and Literature.
Journalism.
Landscape Architecture.
Landscaping and Groundskeeping.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Linguistics.
Management Information Systems and Services, Other.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Manufacturing Engineering.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Materials Engineering.
Materials Science.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Microbiology, General.
Molecular Genetics.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music Theory and Composition.
Music, General.
Natural Resources/Conservation, General.
Neuroscience.
Nursing Science.
Nutrition Sciences.
Operations Management and Supervision.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Pharmacology and Toxicology.
Pharmacy.
Philosophy.
Physical Sciences, General.
Physics, General.
Plant Molecular Biology.
Plant Nursery Operations and Management.
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology.
Plant Physiology.
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management.
Plant Sciences, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Pharmacy Studies.
Psychology, General.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other.
Range Science and Management.
Real Estate.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Russian Language and Literature.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Work.
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education.
Sociology, General.
Soil Science and Agronomy, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Statistics, General.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Technical Teacher Education.
Technical and Scientific Communication.
Turf and Turfgrass Management.
Veterinary Infectious Diseases.
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General.
Viticulture and Enology.
Wildlife Biology.
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management.
Women's Studies.
Work and Family Studies.
Zoology/Animal Biology.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Social Sciences

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Health Professions

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

35,394

total students

82%

in-state

18%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

28,930
students

Female
54%
15,522

Male
46%
13,408

18%

6,464
students

Female
52%
3,348

Male
48%
3,116

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

24,251
students

Female
53%
12,885

Male
47%
11,366

16%

4,679
students

Female
56%
2,637

Male
44%
2,042

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American 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
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 85
Countries most often represented China
Oman
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Taiwan
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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