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

Founded in 1890, Washington State University is a public research university. Its 620-acre main campus is located in Pullman, Washington—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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
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-preparatory 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 yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Rowing yes
Soccer yes
Swimming yes
Tennis yes
Volleyball yes

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

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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 transferred

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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