WSU system-wide will require proof of the COVID-19 vaccination for the 2021 and 2022 academic years for all students engaging in activities at a WSU campus or location. For more information, including exemptions, please visit Washington State University (wsu.edu).
*New Coug Orientation registration for spring and summer 2022 sessions will open later this academic year. We will notify all confirmed students when registration is available.
*If payment of the advanced tuition deposit, housing application and/or orientation registration creates financial hardship, please contact your admission counselor for details about deferring payments.
Take a virtual tour of the beautiful WSU Pullman campus with Yazzmin Chavez, class of 2020.
At WSU Pullman, you can explore 200+ academic offerings: 95 majors, 86 minors, and more than 100 in-major specializations.
More than 80% of WSU students enter with college credits. We’re here to help you use the credits you’ve earned to get the degree you want!
You’re considered a transfer student for admission purposes if you have attended college after the summer following high school graduation. There are no credit minimums or course requirements to be eligible to transfer.
Research isn’t just lab coats and gloves. It’s about making new contributions and advancing knowledge in your field.
At WSU, undergraduate research opportunities are available in all majors and disciplines, guided by mentors who are experts in their fields. Most importantly, it helps students like you gain professional experience and communication skills while testing out a career.
In Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, you could:
In Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, you could:
Whatever you want to research, your mentors at WSU will help you do it. Find something you’re passionate about, grab a professor and get started!
$369.3 MILLION in total research expenditures in 2019 (National Science Foundation)
$230 MILLION in awards granted to WSU researchers in 2019
All 6 campuses and 11 colleges involved in research
Looking for a challenge? Through an enriched curriculum, mentoring by expert faculty, undergraduate research and study abroad programs, the Honors College provides students the opportunity to challenge themselves in an engaged academic community.
Students in any major can participate in the Honors College and graduate within four years, gaining critical leadership and professional experience along the way.
The Honors College teaches happiness as a life skill. With the Mindfulness-based Emotional and Social Intelligence Certificate, students can improve their marketability and job performance while becoming more compassionate human beings and leaders in their respective fields.
Studying abroad is an option for all WSU students. Choose from 560+ study abroad programs across all 7 continents, learn about course preapproval and credit prerequisites, and research scholarship and financial aid opportunities to help you with the cost of travel.
Experience the excitement of Pac-12 athletic competition! Regardless of the sport, you’ll be surrounded by crimson-clad fans in a celebration of Cougar pride.
WSU students can purchase a sports pass that admits them to all regular season home events in football, volleyball, women’s soccer and basketball, and men’s basketball and baseball from August through May.
Cougar game days are a town-wide celebration that you don’t want to miss!
17 NCAA Division I Sports Teams
Join ZZU Cru
The official student fan club of the Cougs drives fan passion and pride at WSU athletic events.
WSU Women’s Basketball
The team earned their first top 25 ranking in program history in the 2020-21 season and made a return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in three decades.
At WSU, you make your own path. There are hundreds of clubs, organizations and more to choose from. Here, you’ll make new friends and forge a lifetime of memories.
Want to know how other Cougs get involved? Read personal stories about leadership, engagement and event participation from Cougs just like you.
Transitioning to college is a big deal! Find guidance and community support across campus with tutoring and mentoring programs from multicultural peers. Learn more about the Academic Enrichment Center and the Smart Start program for first-year and first-generation students, providing the tools needed to successfully complete a WSU degree.
Studies show that students who live on campus have higher GPAs than students who don’t. We care about your success, and that’s why we require freshman to live on campus.*
*Some exceptions apply
Imagine living with other Cougs filled with the same excitement to meet new people, cheering on our athletic teams and building a new home away from home. This is life living in a residence hall – an unparalleled experience that forms friendships that last a lifetime.
We break the placement of residence halls on campus into groups—Hillside, Southside, and Northside. Most halls surround the center of campus, making the journey to classes, Terrell Mall, Compton Union Building, and Holland & Terrell Libraries an easy walk up the hill.
Each hall has its own unique features, culture, and campus location. Find virtual tours, photos, room dimensions and more detailed amenities at housing.wsu.edu/residence-halls.
Use the Residence Hall Rate Estimator to estimate your housing bill at housing.wsu.edu/estimator.