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WSU IS RANKED IN THE TOP 25 INSTITUTIONS FOR LGBTQ+ STUDENTS

Washington State University has once again ranked in the top 25 institutions for LGBTQ+ students! This honor has been bestowed upon WSU for the fourth year in a row. WSU has earned this ranking through continuous work on improving the campus policies to be more inclusive of LGBTQ+ individuals. How do we do this?

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This is accomplished through the work of the Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center (GIESORC). They provide ally trainings to teach students, staff, and faculty about needs and issues that the LGBTQ+ community faces on campus and in society. They have an amazing space in the Compton … » More …

STUDENTS WITH A 3.5+ GPA ARE ASSURED ADMISSION

Based on the success of our Assured Admission program, talented students from across the country will continue to be assured admission to Washington State University for the 2019-2020 academic year.

The Assured Admission program reduces the anxiety associated with the college application process and makes it easier for students to make a decision about which college to attend. The program is part of WSU’s effort to provide an even larger number of academically talented students access to the University’s world-class educational experience.

The offer of assured admission is available to all applicants from high schools in the U.S.

Complete applications to attend WSU must be submitted … » More …

MORE ACADEMIC OPTIONS FOR YOUR STUDENTS—NEW MAJORS, MINORS, AND SPECIALIZATION TRACKS

The new School of Languages, Cultures, and Race at WSU offers exciting opportunities in education, research, and outreach for both incoming and returning students. Centered around cultivating deep transdisciplinary understanding of linguistic, cultural, national, social, and racial perspectives in a global context, the school provides students with key knowledge, skills, and experience for success in an increasingly diverse and integrated global society.

Formed on July 1, 2018, the School of Languages, Cultures, and Race (SLCR) brings together students and faculty who are interested in an array of academic fields and areas of inquiry. It builds upon existing WSU strengths in comparative ethnic studies, … » More …

COMPLETING THE FAFSA IS CRITICAL FOR FINANCIAL AID

Thanksgiving vacation is a great time to recharge before finishing the fall semester! It’s also a great time for your students to sit down with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and WSU’s general scholarship application.

The FAFSA has a priority deadline of January 31 for new students – its right around the corner! While we are unable to offer any Black Friday deals from Student Financial Services, we can offer a tip to make the FAFSA completion process easier thanks to the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT)! The IRS DRT allows students and parents to access the IRS tax return information … » More …

REACH FOR THE STARS!

Do you have students interested in biochemistry, genetics and cell biology, microbiology, neuroscience, or molecular biology?

The WSU School of Molecular Biosciences and Program in Neuroscience offer an elite academic program called Students Targeted toward Advance Research Studies (STARS). The STARS program gives select students a chance to accelerate the learning process so they can earn a Ph.D. in as little as seven years after leaving high school. It is the fast-track to professional life in the biomedical sciences!

To help promote student success, the program starts freshman year and includes strong support at every level, such as:

One-on-one instruction starting freshman year in a … » More …

STAY UP TO DATE ON WSU SOCIAL MEDIA

Its popularity and worldwide reach make social media a valuable communications tool. The primary purpose of our social media is for people to connect with WSU and with each other. Students have grown up communicating and sharing through social media, and as they enter the next stage in their educational journey they can use social media to discover more about WSU.

On the official WSU Pullman Facebook page, updated by WSU staff, you and your students can find the latest info about WSU, and visit with Cougs all around the world.

On Twitter, follow @WSUPullman for the latest news and updates for admissions and … » More …

2019 ADMISSION APPLICATION NOW LIVE

The WSU application for admission for fall 2019 is now available. Encourage your students to apply today!

In order for a student’s application to be complete, they will need to 1) submit an on-line application, 2) submit official high school transcripts to WSU, and 3) submit official ACT or SAT scores. After our office receives all required portions of their application, we will review the student’s file. WSU does not require an admission essay, but may request information from students on an as-needed basis. The application fee remains $50 and as always, students with financial need may request a fee waiver. The fee waiver … » More …

UTILIZE YOUR REGIONAL WSU ADMISSION COUNSELOR

Some of the most important individuals in the college admission process are the regional admission counselors at Washington State University (WSU). By living in your communities, admission counselors are more accessible, and are more aware of local issues that may affect your school’s populations. WSU admission counselors are available to attend college fairs, scholarship nights, admissions presentations, and can provide personal visits to high schools and community colleges. Our counselors love interacting with you, your students, and their families. They enjoy partnering with you to increase your school’s college-going rate, and they enjoy walking with students and their parents through the admission application process. All … » More …

SEND YOUR STUDENTS TO PREVIEW COLLEGE LIFE

What is Fall Preview?

This is an opportunity for students to enjoy a day of university life! Students explore programs, meet faculty, and tour facilities at WSU. There is an academic fair to get information about student organizations, helpful resources, and academic programs that match student interests. Students visit one of our residence halls, have lunch at a dining center, and enjoy a guided campus tour.

There will be a parents-only panel session where parents will have the opportunity to get their questions answered by representatives from Admissions, Financial Aid & Scholarships, Residence Life, Greek Life and Campus Police.

Encourage your students to sign … » More …

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