17,868
Students
Financial aid thermometer
12,694
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
73
73%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
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Overview

Washington State University is a University institution located in Pullman, WA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 641067
Pullman, WA  99164-1067
United States
Contact Ms. Wendy Peterson
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@wsu.edu
Phone: 888-468-6978
Fax: 509-335-4902

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Agricultural And Horticultural Plant Breeding Checkmark
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Agricultural Communication/journalism Checkmark
Agricultural Economics Checkmark
Agricultural Mechanics And Equipment Technology Checkmark
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Agricultural Production Checkmark
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Agroecology And Sustainable Agriculture Checkmark
Agronomy And Crop Science Checkmark
Animal Sciences Checkmark
Crop Production Checkmark
Food Science Checkmark
Horticultural Science Checkmark
Landscaping And Groundskeeping Checkmark
Plant Nursery Management Checkmark
Plant Protection And Integrated Pest Management Checkmark
Plant Sciences Checkmark
Range Science And Management Checkmark
Soil Science And Agronomy Checkmark
Turf And Turfgrass Management Checkmark
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Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
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Exercise Physiology Checkmark
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Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Construction Management Checkmark
E-commerce Checkmark
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
Hotel/motel Administration Checkmark
Human Resources Management Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Operations Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Engineering Checkmark
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
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Computer Engineering Checkmark
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Construction Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Materials Engineering Checkmark
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies Checkmark
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources Management And Policy Checkmark
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Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Interior Design Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20,591
Applied
15,222
Accepted
17,868
Enrolled
74%
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Female Admissions

11,899
Females Applied
8,934
Females Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

8,692
Males Applied
6,288
Males Accepted
72%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.4
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Recommended Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 31st November 1st Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported January 1st Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer January 31st November 1st Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 520 620
SAT Math 510 610
ACT Composite 20 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,530
In-state
23,956
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,861
Full-time student fees
11,356
Room & board
6,858
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

12,694
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,969
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
11,216
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,219
Avg. Loan Aid
3,922
Avg. Grant Aid
10,650
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
63%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
12%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

17,868
Total undergrad students
6%
International Students
14%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.82%
Black or African American 3.64%
White or Caucasian 60.25%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.66%
Asian 6.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.43%
Two or more races 7.43%
Other 1.9%

Gender

Male (51.1%)
Female (48.9%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 24%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Up All Night, Springfest and Cougfest

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Panhellenic Association - Sororities, Interfraternity Council - Fraternities, Student Entertainment Board, International Students Council and ChiLaStAl (Chicana/o Latina/o Student Alliance)

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No No No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rowing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo No No No
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rowing No Division 1 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,854
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,368
Part-time - 486
Male - 1,009
Female - 845