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Tuition & Fees

$11,391

$25,817

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1
15

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,731
Declined + 6,492
Total Received 23,223
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Public

24,904

undergraduate students

5,238

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Social Sciences
  2. Psychology
  3. Nursing
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Codes

SAT 4705
ACT 4482

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
17%
500-599
38%
400-499
34%
300-399
8%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
42%
400-499
30%
300-399
6%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
37%
400-499
40%
300-399
10%
200-299
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
33%
18-23
42%
12-17
15%
6-11
2%
30-36
6%
24-29
45%
18-23
34%
12-17
15%
30-36
7%
24-29
41%
18-23
42%
12-17
10%
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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 30,142
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects)
•  AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CAHME (Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)

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Pullman, WA

1,742-acre main campus in Pullman (population: 33,282), 75 miles from Spokane. Regional campuses in Kennewick, Pasco, Richland, and Spokane; air and bus serve Pullman; major airport serves Spokane.

Washington State University
P.O. Box 645910
Pullman, WA 99164-5910

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
24%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
26 fraternities 21% of male students
 
14 sororities 25% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
17%
500-599
38%
400-499
34%
300-399
8%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
42%
400-499
30%
300-399
6%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
37%
400-499
40%
300-399
10%
200-299
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
33%
18-23
42%
12-17
15%
6-11
2%
30-36
6%
24-29
45%
18-23
34%
12-17
15%
30-36
7%
24-29
41%
18-23
42%
12-17
10%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline January 31 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,731
Declined + 6,492
Total Received 23,223

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Wendy Peterson
Director of Admissions
P: 888 468-6978
F: 509 335-4902
admissions@wsu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $36,960,208
State $51,673,121
Institutional $10,291,079
Other external
Total $98,924,408

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $1,580,526
Institutional $11,794,442
Other external $7,238,971
Total $20,613,939

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pacific-12 Conference (Football I-A)
Mascot
Cougar
School colors
crimson and gray
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agricultural Biotechnology
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Education
Agricultural Technology/Production Management
Agricultural/Food Business Economics
Agriculture
Agriculture/Food Security
American Studies
Animal Science
Animal Sciences
Anthropology
Apparel/Merchandising/Textiles
Architectural Studies
Architecture
Art
Asian Studies
Athletic Training
Basic Medical Sciences
Biochemistry
Bioengineering
Biological/Agricultural Engineering
Biology
Biotechnology
Botany
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chinese
Civil Engineering
Communication/Society
Communications
Comparative Ethnic Studies
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Engineering
Construction Management
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice/Criminology
Crop Science
Data Analytics
Digital Technology/Culture
Earth Sciences/Geology
Economic Sciences
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Power Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
Engineering Management
Engineering Science
English
Entomology
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science
Environmental Sciences
Environmental/Ecosystem Sciences
Environmental/Natural Resource Sciences
Exercise Science
Field Crop Management
Finance
Fine Arts
Food Science
Foreign Languages/Cultures
Forestry
French
Fruit/Vegetable Management
General Studies
Genetics/Cell Biology
Geology
Geology/Earth Sciences
Health Policy Administration
History
Horticulture
Hospitality Business Management
Human Development
Human Nutrition
Humanities
Integrated Plant Sciences
Interdisciplinary Programs
Interior Design
International Business
Journalism/Media Production
Landscape Architecture
Landscape/Nursery/Greenhouse Management
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Materials Science
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Microbiology
Molecular Biosciences
Molecular Plant Sciences
Music
Music Composition
Music Education
Music Performance
Natural Resource Sciences
Natural Resources
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nursing/M.S.N.
Nursing/R.N./A.S.N./B.S.N.
Nutrition/Exercise Physiology
Organic Agriculture Systems
Pharmacology/Toxicology
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physics
Physics/Astronomy
Plant Biology
Plant Pathology
Plant Physiology
Political Science
Pre-Veterinary
Psychology
Public Affairs
Regional Planning
Religious Studies
Social Studies Teaching
Sociology
Soil Science
Spanish
Speech/Hearing Sciences
Sport Science
Sports Management
Statistics
Strategic Communication
Teacher Education/Multiple Levels
Turfgrass Management
Veterinary Medicine
Wildlife Ecology/Conservation Sciences
Wine Business Management
Winemaking/Viticulture/Enology
Women's Studies
Zoology
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Undergraduate

83%

24,904
students

Female
52%
13,002

Male
48%
11,902

Graduate

17%

5,238
students

Female
51%
2,688

Male
49%
2,550

undergraduateFull-time

86%

21,652
students

Female
52%
11,234

Male
48%
10,418

undergraduatePart-time

14%

3,252
students

Female
55%
1,768

Male
45%
1,484

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
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

Transfer Admissions

72%

Transfer applicants accepted

54%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

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

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 71
Countries most often represented China
Hong Kong
Oman
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Laurie Quiring
Director, International Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment
509 335-8117
international@wsu.edu

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