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Washington State University

Washington State University

French Administration Building, Pullman, WA 99164
Phone: (509) 335-5586

Washington State University is one of America’s leading public research institutions. Here you’ll learn by doing—working alongside faculty mentors and peers committed to making the world a better place. On the Pullman campus, historic red brick buildings rise above the beautiful rolling hills of southeastern Washington. Each year the campus welcomes more than 20,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students from nearly every state and 100 countries. Academic programs prepare you to succeed. Fieldwork, in-depth labs, research, and internships inspire you to explore topics with passion and purpose. No matter what your major, you benefit from programs like these: •Undergraduate research: Participate hands-on with your professors’ guidance and deepen your understanding of your field. WSU research addresses critical challenges in fields such as health, clean energy, food production, economic opportunity, smart systems, and security. •Writing program for all majors: Nationally recognized, the Writing Program teaches you to write effectively—a vital skill in any career. •Honors College: Geared for top students (average incoming GPA 3.85), courses engage you in lively discussions and examine issues in a global context. As a senior, you’ll choose a topic to explore in depth. •Study abroad: Journey to any of 70+ countries, where you’ll learn priceless lessons about culture, communication, and the common good. Within your major, WSU offers more opportunities to gain real-world experience. For instance, if you’re a broadcast journalism student, you can build your skills at student-run television and radio stations. If you’re an engineer and/or aspiring entrepreneur, you can begin transforming your technological innovations into a startup business. Professors are both outstanding and accessible. From day one, you get personal attention from a faculty that includes members of the National Academies, Fulbright Fellows, and some of the most cited researchers in the world. WSU professors are not only experts in their fields, they’re also teachers and mentors. They have a well-deserved reputation for accessibility. Campus is a place to call home. As a freshman, you’ll live in the action-packed community on campus. •You’ll be welcomed here: The campus embraces students from many cultures, identities, and backgrounds. You and others are invited to share diverse perspectives. Most students forge lifelong friendships. •Residence halls foster academic success: The First-Year Focus program places you in a common course with your residence-hall neighbors—so you can study together and help each other succeed. • Enjoy a huge choice of activities: o 400+ registered student organizations o 4 student cultural centers o 6,000+ intramural sports players o 9 Pac-12 Conference intercollegiate sports for women, 6 for men •Join students who work for the greater good: Nearly 10,000 students volunteer their time and talents each year to benefit communities near and far. •School spirit is unstoppable: Fans form a sea of crimson to cheer on the Pac-12 Cougars. Take advantage of scholarships and aid. Each year WSU awards some $380 million in scholarships and financial aid. Approximately 78% of WSU undergraduates receive some form of financial aid. Graduate and professional programs win national acclaim. The University’s nearly 150 master’s, doctoral, and professional degree programs attract students from 90 nations. The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine trains physicians to serve Washington communities where they are needed most. Alumni help you reach your goals. A worldwide network of passionate alumni supports your achievement from classroom to career. Fortune 500 companies and employers across a vast range of industries actively recruit WSU graduates. Many consider WSU alumni to be the best qualified job candidates in the state. WSU serves communities across Washington and beyond. Additional WSU campuses in Everett, Spokane, Tri-Cities, and Vancouver serve students across the state. Global Campus online learning programs reach worldwide.

Quick Facts

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4-year; Public; Co-ed College
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Religious Affiliation:
No Religious Affiliation
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Application Deadline:
January 31 See Admission
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