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WSU Non-Degree

You’re considered a non-degree student for admission purposes if you don’t intend to complete a degree at WSU and are taking coursework for personal enrichment, to transfer to another college, or for a teaching endorsement.

If you’re not seeking a degree, there are a few limitations on financial aid and graduate study:

  • Non-degree students aren’t eligible for financial aid.
  • If you decide to pursue a degree at WSU, you have to apply for regular admission status.
  • Course work completed as a non-degree student can’t be applied toward a graduate degree and you can’t enroll in 500-level business classes or in courses at the 600, 700, or 800 level.

How to apply

  • Complete the 2018 non-degree admission application. No transcripts are required. Applying online is preferred; if you need a PDF/paper application, please contact your personal admission counselor.
  • If you are a former WSU student, use the Returning Student application instead.

You’re not required to have an advisor approve your registration, but we strongly recommend that you contact the Academic Success and Career Center (ASCC) to talk with an advisor for advice about the best classes to take and how to register.

Note: This is a guide to the admission process, not a statement of policy. See the WSU General Catalog for official requirements and regulations.
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