Washington State University: Ranking & Review

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Pullman Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 73 115
Top 1%

Washington State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate73%72%74%
Applicants22,5659,41613,149
Admissions16,4876,7669,721
Enrolled undergraduates4,6122,0822,530
Enrolled total (including graduate students)30,61414,63215,982

5,811 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

3,234 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $75.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores3,603
Percent of students submitting SAT scores78%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
560
Math
560

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,324
Percent of students submitting ACT scores29%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
22
ACT Math
22

Washington State University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $27,249 $41,675
Off-campus $27,249 $41,675
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $11,356 and other expenses per full academic year.

Washington State University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 7,324 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $9,530 $23,956
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,861 $1,861
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $494 $1,226
Tuition for Full-time graduates $11,224 $24,656
Fees for full-time graduates $1,575 $1,575
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $589 $1,261

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 24 1,155 299 9 1,487
Engineering 636 72 70 778
Health Professions and Related Programs 403 69 265 737
Social Sciences 568 24 13 605
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 445 47 3 495
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 182 255 11 1 449
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 4 356 49 39 448
Psychology 403 18 18 439
Education 2 165 142 22 331
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 3 148 33 25 209
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 177 16 193
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 186 3 3 192
Physical Sciences 94 19 30 143
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 110 19 7 136
English Language and Literature & Letters 36 76 8 4 124
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 105 105
Visual and Performing Arts 60 22 82
Architecture and Related Services 36 35 71
Mathematics and Statistics 47 18 5 70
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 21 37 3 61
History 53 4 2 59
Natural Resources and Conservation 12 18 7 37
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 26 26
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 20 1 5 26
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 23 2 25
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 15 5 20
Philosophy and Religious Studies 12 12
Grand Total2725,5979605317,360

A total of 5,869 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Washington State University.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,491 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate62%59%65%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%
  • Part-time retention rate - 56%

General info

Alternative namesWSU
Founded1890
MottoWorld Class. Face to Face.
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorscrimson, gray
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff6,256
Instructional FTE1,541
Research FTE334
Public Service FTE79
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewsu.edu
AddressFrench Administration Building
Pullman, Washington, 99164-5910
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Distant
City population10,000 - 50,000
Phone5093353564
Fax+1 (509) 335 4902

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