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Scholarships Can Come From Anywhere!

Don’t let your students end their scholarship search with the WSU scholarship application—scholarships can come from anywhere! We recommend students fill out additional scholarship applications each year to increase their chances of receiving a scholarship. Visit our scholarship search engine located at to explore hundreds of additional scholarship opportunities. We also suggest that your students contact local non-profit organizations or community groups to check on available scholarships.

WSU Student Financial Services Is Ready to Guide You, Your Students, and Their Families

WSU’s Student Financial Services handles and processes scholarships and financial aid for the university. Both WSU and Student Financial Services are committed to helping students and their families find workable and realistic solutions to the challenge of funding a college education. If you or your students and their families need guidance or have questions, please contact SFS or visit their website. » More …

Bring Your Students to See All that WSU Has to Offer

WSU offers daily campus tours and personalized group visits, which can be scheduled based on your availability. During these visits, you and your students will have an opportunity to learn about some of our academic programs and student resources, get familiar with our campus, and see what makes going to college and WSU so great! The schedule fills up fast, so sign up for a visit with your students today!

Reach for the STARS!

The WSU School of Molecular Biosciences and Program in Neuroscience offer an elite academic platform 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 biosciences! » More …

Your WSU Admission Counselor Wants to Meet You!

At WSU, we take pride in providing the support our incoming students and their families need to transition into college, which includes providing their high school counselors and advisors with the tools they need! We have admission counselors based regionally—oftentimes they live near your school—who can answer your questions about the WSU admissions process, financial aid, housing, academic offerings, student life, or anything in between! Your counselor is ready to answer your texts, emails, phone calls, and would even love to meet with you in-person to discuss WSU. Contact your personal admission counselor today!

Exciting Changes to WSU’s WUE/Cougar Award for Non-Resident Students!

We are excited to share that we have made substantial changes to our Western Undergraduate Exchange/Cougar Award program that will provide opportunity for more non-resident students to attend Washington State University than ever before. Eligible students will receive a $10,000 award, renewable for an additional three years.

To qualify students must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 unweighted high school grade point average (GPA) and be admitted to WSU-Pullman.

It is also important to note that there is not a separate application for this award nor do students need to indicate any type of interest in receiving the WUE/Cougar Award. Qualified students receive the award … » 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, facilitate personal statement/essay workshops, 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 … » More …

New Majors, Minors & Specialization Tracks

WSU’s renowned Edward R. Murrow College of Communication has made exciting changes in their curriculum that provides students with additional degree options and flexibility to now double major. Traditionally, Murrow students received a B.A. in Communication but will now receive one of three communication-related degrees:

Communication & Society
Journalism and Media Production
Strategic Communication

This change in degree programs will now allow Murrow students to double major in Murrow programs. The new majors added are Risk and Crisis Communication, Communication and Technology, and Science Communication.  WSU’s new minor, Sports Communication, teaches students about mass media and how to … » More …

Experience WSU, a Campus Visit Opportunity for Admitted Students is now open for registration!

Are you working with students who have already been admitted to WSU? If so, consider encouraging them to attend our Experience WSU admitted student program, taking place on Saturday, December 2. Experience WSU is a campus visit program just for freshman or transfer students who have been admitted to WSU-Pullman for spring or fall 2018.

Throughout the program students and their guests will have the opportunity to:

Explore more than 200 academic programs
Take a campus tour and fall in love with our classic red brick buildings and the rolling hills of the Palouse
Meet current students to learn about the … » More …

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