We want you at Washington State University
Undocumented and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) students are encouraged to apply for admission to Washington State University using the standard process—with just a few specific instructions below.
As an undocumented student:
- Citizenship or financial status will not affect your admission to WSU.
- You are not considered an international applicant.Students who are applying to WSU with a valid, temporary, educational visa. International students are not immigrants (permanent resident with an I-51 or Green Card), undocumented immigrants, or refugees.
- If only certain members of your family are documented, please contact us so we can help you with the application.
6 Campuses Across the State
WSU offers six campuses across the state to fit your needs based on geographical location and field of study preference. Check out each location at choose.wsu.edu to determine which campus you’d like to apply to. Once you settled on campus, there are a number of resources available across the campuses for undocumented students enrolled at WSU. Learn more about services and events available to our undocumented student population.
What is HB 1079?
HB 1079 allows eligible undocumented students to pay in-state tuition at state colleges and universities if they meet certain guidelines.
Who is eligible for HB 1079?
Students may be eligible to pay in-state tuition rates if they meet all of the following three criteria:
- Received a diploma from a Washington high school or the equivalent of a diploma in Washington state.
- Lived in Washington for at least three calendar years (not school years) prior to receiving a diploma or its equivalent.
- Resided continuously in Washington since receiving the high school diploma or its equivalent.