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Cougar Veterans Pledge

Washington State University is world-class higher education and research institution that is dedicated to serving those who serve our nation. As part of its commitment to support and serve those who have served, Washington State University promises to honor the service of Washington high school seniors enlisting in the military by offering pre-approved undergraduate admission, deferred until they’re ready to attend college.

 

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Academic Success

Veteran-inclusive
Veteran-ready
Veteran-supportive

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Supporting All Branches

Active Duty, National Guard,
Reserve, and Veteran

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Full tuition coverage

may be available with your VA benefits

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veteran or military-affiliated students attending WSU Pullman

We welcome all military-affiliated students, as our veterans, active duty, guard/reserve, and military family members, are an integral part of the Cougar community. Thank you for your service, dedication, and sacrifice. WSU offers academic and financial support for military members and their families serving in the state of Washington and around the world. Whether you’re active duty, national guard, reserve, a veteran, or interested in entering the military while pursuing your education, WSU has programs to meet your needs.

WSU is proud and honored to have around 1,500 students utilizing their post 9/11 G.I. Bill benefits to attend classes across the WSU system. On the Pullman campus alone, there are more than 1,100 students enrolled who are veterans or military affiliated.​

Active duty while attending WSU

If you’re currently on active duty or plan to enter the military while pursuing your education, we can help. Active-duty members of the military who are stationed in Washington can attend WSU at in-state tuition rates.

Veteran’s affairs and military advising by campus

Learn more about military affiliation at WSU

Officer commissioning programs

WSU ROTC

Military education resources

The Armed Forces education offices offer a variety of college education programs, and resources.

Military installation education offices in Washington state

If you’re stationed in Washington, contact your base’s education office for info on available resources and programs that could help you get your college education.

State Veterans Affairs office