As a parent, you play an integral role in helping your student choose where to attend college. It’s a big decision, and there are many factors to consider: academics, cost, location, student experience, etc. Here are five reasons to choose Washington State University:

1) 200+ fields of study
From engineering and fine arts to nursing, business and more, WSU offers a wide variety of academic options.

2) Hands-on research opportunities
Undergraduate students have access to countless hands-on research opportunities. Whether your student wants to join the workforce after college or attend a graduate program, having real-world learning experience makes students more competitive and well rounded.

3) Affordability
Students received $340 million in scholarships, grants, work-study, and loans last year. Filling out the General Scholarship Application alone puts your student in consideration for more than 700 scholarships. Students and parents can also use the WSU scholarship search tool for additional resources. Plus, there are hundreds of on and off campus jobs for WSU students.

4) Helpful student services
WSU students can obtain career counselingmath tutoringwriting tutoring, and counseling services at no extra cost.

5) Study abroad programs
WSU offers 500+ study abroad programs in more than 70 countries around the world. It’s part of our commitment to offering a transformational student experience.

We think your student would be a great fit here at WSU. When your student is ready to confirm his or her admission, visit