Washington State University

Washington State University

Pullman, WA
location
Public
type
Small
setting
51%
49%
student ratio
23,867
total students
$10,356 | $23,956
in-state | out-of-state tuition
January 31
fall application deadline
80%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
Not
Reported
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Agricultural and Food Products Processing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agricultural Business and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agricultural Business Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agricultural Communication/Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agricultural Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agricultural Mechanization
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agriculture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agronomy and Crop Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Animal Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Crop Production
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Food Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Horticultural Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Plant Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Soil Science and Agronomy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Viticulture and Enology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Architecture
    • Architecture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Landscape Architecture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • Asian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chinese Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biomedical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Genetics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Microbiology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Molecular Genetics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Neuroscience
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Zoology/Animal Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Construction Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Entrepreneurship
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hospitality Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Operations Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Real Estate
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Advertising
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Broadcast Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Organizational Communication
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Relations/Image Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Agricultural Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Bilingual and Multilingual Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Early Childhood Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education (Multiple Levels)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English as a Second/Foreign Language (Teaching)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Foreign Language Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French Language Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • History Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kindergarten/Preschool Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Reading Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Studies Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish Language Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Civil Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Manufacturing Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Materials Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Apparel and Textiles
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Human Development and Family Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Human Nutrition
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Foreign Languages and Literatures
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Linguistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Athletic Training
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Medical Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Biological and Physical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Nutrition Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Applied Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Military Science and Military Technologies
    • Strategic Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Natural Resources/Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sports Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Astronomy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Public Policy Analysis
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Archeology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Interior Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Performance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Theory and Composition
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

80% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied18,716
    • Accepted15,029
    • Acceptance Rate80%
    • Enrolled23,867
    • Female Applicants10,406
    • Females Accepted8,478
    • Female Acceptance Rate81%
    • Male Applicants8,310
    • Males Accepted6,551
    • Male Acceptance Rate78%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee$50
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.30
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen January 31st November 1st Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen January 7th November 1st Yes
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer January 31st November 1st Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 450 560
    • SAT Math 460 570
    • SAT Writing 430 550
    • ACT Composite 19 26
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$10,356
    • Out-of-state tuition *$23,956
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,611
    • Room and board *$11,356
    • Room only *$6,858
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students23,867
    • Male Student Percentage49%
    • Female Student Percentage51%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino11.84%
    • Black or African American3.37%
    • White or Caucasian64.71%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.62%
    • Asian5.25%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.38%
    • Two or more races7.38%
    • Unknown1.95%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout4.5% representing 96 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students8% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing, Cooperative housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 26%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Yes
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Panhellenic Association - Sororities, Interfraternity Council - Fraternities, Student Entertainment Board, International Students Council, ChiLaStAl (Chicana/o Latina/o Student Alliance)
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division 1 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling No Division C No
    • Cheerleading No Yes No
    • Crew No Division C No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Fencing No Yes No
    • Football Yes Division A Yes
    • Golf Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ice hockey No Division C No
    • Lacrosse No Division C No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rock climbing Yes No No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Sailing No Division C No
    • Skiing No Division C No
    • Skiing (cross-country) No Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division C No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming No No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division C No
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division C No
    • Water polo No Division C No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling No Division C No
    • Cheerleading No Yes No
    • Crew No Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Fencing No Division C No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse No Division C No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rock climbing Yes No No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Sailing No Division C No
    • Skiing No Division C No
    • Skiing (cross-country) No Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division C No
    • Swimming No Division 1 Yes
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Water polo No Division C No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty1,825
    • Full-time Percentage70%
    • Part-time Percentage30%
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio18:1 or 25,724 students to 1,465 faculty

Location & Contact


Pullman, WA 99164
USA

Ms.Wendy Peterson

Director of Admissions

Phone: 888-468-6978
Fax: 509-335-4902
Email: admissions@wsu.edu


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