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WSU Application Index

Use this handy index to jump right to your admission requirements.

Not sure which admissions materials to submit? Find out more about each application’s requirements on our applications and requirements page. Remember to fill out the general scholarship application along with your admission application.

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Fill out this form if you’ve already applied and you’ve changed your mind about where you would like to attend.

First Year

You’re considered a first-year student if you’re applying to WSU for the academic year immediately after graduating from high school (even if you’re in Running Start) or you haven’t attended college since high school graduation.
Apply As A First-Year Student

International Student

You’re considered an international student if you are not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and you require a visa to study in the U.S.
Apply As An International Student

Non-Degree Student

You’re considered a non-degree student if you want to take a few courses for personal enlightenment or a certificate and don’t intent to join a degree program.
Apply As A Non-Degree Student

Transfer Student

You’re considered a transfer student if you attended a college or university after your high school graduation, but not including the summer immediately following your graduation.
Apply As A Transfer Student

Returning Student

You’re considered a returning student if you previously attended at least one full semester at any WSU campus as an undergraduate degree-seeking student and have been away from WSU for two or more semesters.
Apply As A Returning Student

Post degree

You’re considered a post-degree student if you have already completed a degree from another university.
Apply As A Post-Degree Student


If you are interested in pursuing a graduate degree, check out the WSU Graduate School for more information.
Apply to the Graduate School