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International Academic Award

This undergraduate tuition reduction* is offered to residents of countries other than the United States. Eligible students must be enrolling for the first time in a degree program at WSU and not hold immigrant status in the U.S. and pay non-resident tuition.

Transfer

Level Two: $1,000 per semester

Offered to students with a cumulative GPA of 3.30-3.59 (on a 4.0 scale).

Level One – $2,000 per semester

Offered to students with a cumulative GPA of 3.6 or higher (on a 4.0 scale).

Awards are distributed during both fall and spring semesters. You may renew both levels of awards for five additional semesters, provided you maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher and earn at least 24 graded credits per year.

Freshman

Level Two: $1,000 per semester

Offered to students with a cumulative GPA of 3.30-3.59 (on a 4.0 scale). 

Level One: $2,000 per semester

Offered to students with a cumulative GPA of 3.6 or higher (on a 4.0 scale). 

Awards are distributed during both fall and spring semesters. You may renew both levels of awards for seven additional semesters, provided you maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher and earn at least 24 graded credits per year.

Questions?

Please contact Laurie Quiring, international enrollment manager, at international@wsu.edu or by telephone at 1-509-335-8117.

Additional information is available at iaa.wsu.edu.

* International Academic Award is a tuition reduction and is not valid for students who are fully government-sponsored for financial support. 

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Full Day Visits
  • Experience WSU April 15 A spring semester event for admitted students only. Experience what it’s like to live and learn at WSU.
  • Preview for Juniors April 22 Check out potential majors, meet professors and admission counselors, and see what our Cougar Spirit is all about.
  • Fall Preview Oct. 14 & 28 This full day of University life introduces you to our excellent academics and includes a residence hall tour, a chance to talk with current students, and more.
  • Future Cougars of Distinction An exclusive and invitation-only program for freshmen that provides top scholars an opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes overview of WSU.
  • Future Cougars Embracing Diversity An opportunity for underrepresented students to see first-hand all that WSU has to offer.
  • Out-of-State Experience A spring semester event for admitted non-resident students.

Campus tours
  • Walking Tours Prospective Students, sign up for a walking campus tour.
  • Group Tours Teachers, Counselors, and Professionals, plan a visit for your class or student group.

Find the right application for you below.

  • Freshman Use this application if you anticipate graduating from high school this academic year.
  • Transfer Use this application if you have attended college since graduating from high school.
  • Scholarships Make sure to apply for scholarships along with your admission application.
  • International Use this application if you are not a citizen or permanent resident of the United States of America.
  • Returning Student If you previously enrolled at any WSU campus, and have been away for more than one semester, use this application to reapply for admission.
  • Non-Degree Use this application if you don’t intend to complete a degree at WSU and will be taking courses for personal enrichment, transfer to another college, or a teaching endorsement.
  • Post-Degree Use the post-bachelor’s application if you’ve already earned a bachelor’s degree and want to add an additional degree or certificate.
  • Online Use this application if you want to earn a WSU degree online.  See the list of degrees offered online.

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