Washington State University: Ranking & Review

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Pullman
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United States
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World
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173115
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

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

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

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 Services241,15529991,487
Engineering6367270778
Health Professions and Related Programs40369265737
Social Sciences5682413605
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs445473495
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences182255111449
Biological and Biomedical Sciences43564939448
Psychology4031818439
Education216514222331
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences31483325209
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies17716193
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service18633192
Physical Sciences941930143
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services110197136
English Language and Literature & Letters367684124
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities105105
Visual and Performing Arts602282
Architecture and Related Services363571
Mathematics and Statistics4718570
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies2137361
History534259
Natural Resources and Conservation1218737
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields2626
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies201526
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics23225
Public Administration and Social Service Professions15520
Philosophy and Religious Studies1212
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 population30,000
Phone5093353564
Fax+1 (509) 335 4902

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