Admissions Inspiring You
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    • Discovery
    • Learning
    • Service
    • Determination
    • Grit
    • Enthusiasm
    • Flexibility
    • Camaraderie
    • Self-Confidence
    • Courage
    • Openness
    • Strength
    • Effort
    • Steady Hands
    • Loyalty
    • YOU

You’re about to embark on one of the most exciting and memorable journeys of your life. At Washington State University you’ll be inspired.

Explore the possibilities

  • 200+ fields of study
  • 100s of hands-on learning opportunities
  • Excellent career preparation
  • Renowned, accessible teaching faculty
  • Generous financial aid and scholarship programs
  • Cutting-edge classrooms and libraries
  • Lifelong friendships
  • A supportive campus community
  • Irrepressible Cougar spirit
  • Membership in one of the most active alumni associations in the country

Locations statewide


Top 50

Best public colleges (

$317 million

In financial aid and scholarships for new undergraduates


Study abroad programs

Graduate & professional programs

Washington State University boasts 120 masters degree, doctoral degree, and professional degree programs, which provide a solid academic foundation from which students can collaborate and partner with world-class faculty to explore and develop ideas to improve our world.

We are a top-ranked research institution immersed in new discoveries and solutions that make the world a better place.


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Your Plans

Full Day Visits
  • Future Cougar Day Get a taste of our top-notch academics and enjoy the excitement of Cougar football after a delicious pregame BBQ.
  • Fall Preview This full day of University life introduces you to our excellent academics and includes a residence hall tour, a chance to talk with current students, and more.
  • Future Cougars of Color The Future Cougars of Color program is an opportunity for underrepresented students to see first-hand all that WSU has to offer.
  • Experience WSU A special spring semester event for admitted students only. Experience what it’s like to live and learn at WSU.
  • Out-of-State Experience A spring semester event exclusively for admitted non-resident students.
  • Preview for Juniors Check out potential majors, meet professors and admission counselors, and see what our Cougar Spirit is all about.

Campus tours
  • Walking Tours Prospective Students, sign up for a walking campus tour.
  • Group Tours Teachers, Counselors, and Professionals, plan a visit for your class or student group.

Find the right application for you below.

  • Freshman Use this application if you anticipate graduating from high school this academic year.
  • Transfer Use this application if you have attended college since graduating from high school.
  • Scholarships Make sure to apply for scholarships along with your admission application.
  • International Use this application if you are not a citizen or permanent resident of the United States of America.
  • Returning Student If you previously enrolled at any WSU campus, and have been away for more than one semester, use this application to reapply for admission.
  • Non-Degree Use this application if you don’t intend to complete a degree at WSU and will be taking courses for personal enrichment, transfer to another college, or a teaching endorsement.
  • Post-Degree Use the post-bachelor’s application if you’ve already earned a bachelor’s degree and want to add an additional degree or certificate.
  • Online Use this application if you want to earn a WSU degree online.  See the list of degrees offered online.

Not sure? Find out more about our different applications.

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