Washington State University


Washington State University

Our One-WSU campus collaboration, friendly people, and spirited learning environment are what make WSU unique. Offering 200+ academic programs, you can explore your interests and pursue your passions. With our 560 study abroad programs, ranking as a Tier 1 Research University, and small class sizes, you'll receive personalized learning to prepare you for success in your career and beyond. Each year, WSU awards nearly $180 million in total gift aid (scholarships, grants, waivers, and athletic awards) to help our students stay within budget. And, that's not all—WSU is home to 300+ student clubs, 75+ intramural sports, NCAA Division I Cougar athletics, and so much more!

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Culinary
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Architecture

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Distance/online learning
  • Student Media and Broadcasting

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


You’re considered a first-year student for application purposes if you’re applying to WSU for the academic year immediately after graduating from high school or you have not attended any college courses since graduation.

Submit your application by the priority date of March 31 to be eligible for automatic awarding of university waivers.

To make sure you receive the highest possible amount of financial help, file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or WASFA (Washington Application for State Financial Aid for undocumented and other select applicants only).


Washington State University (WSU) does not accept Common App for Transfer students. Transfer Students inside and outside the United States may apply here.

Student are considered transfer students for admissions if they are currently enrolled or have completed coursework after the summer of their high school graduation.

Additional information can be found here.

Our Transfer Center has many tools, including a Transfer Credit Equivalency database to help you determine which of your classes will transfer to WSU. You can also use it to find out which courses you should be taking to meet your future WSU requirements.

Additional Information

Washington State University's six campuses provide outstanding learning opportunities—and each offers its own distinct student environment. Explore your options and customize your education to create the Washington State University experience that’s perfect for you.

Visit admission.wsu.edu and financialaid.wsu.edu to learn about the admissions process, financial aid, and scholarships.

Students that have specific questions about their application may email future.coug@wsu.edu or find and reach out to your personal admission counselor at rep.wsu.edu.

Visit us

Visiting campus is the best way to experience life at Washington State University. Each of our first-year serving (Pullman, Vancouver, Tri-Cities) would love to host you for a tour and to share with you everything it has to offer incoming students. Please visit wsu.edu/campuses to find your campus and register for an upcoming event.

I knew I needed to be somewhere that had a good community and felt secure to me, being so far away from home, and I found that with WSU.

Jakiyah Johnson, Biology and Criminology, 2026
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Admissions office

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School location

370 Lighty Student Services Bldg, P.O. Box 641067
Pullman, WA 99164-1067, United States of America

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