Going to college exposed me to the different careers people can pursue to make a living and enjoy their lives. At WSU, I was really able to find myself and what I wanted to do.
I loved the support WSU was offering to students to get the education they need and have a great post-grad life.”
How will your associate’s degree from a Washington community college meet WSU graduation requirements?
|If you have:||You need:|
|Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA) associate’s degree||Integrative Capstone course [CAPS]*|
|An Associate of Science-Transfer (AS-T) degree||Roots of Contemporary Issues|
Second course in [COMM] or [WRTG]
Diversity course [DIVR]
Integrative Capstone course [CAPS]*
|No approved transferable degree||Transfer courses evaluated on a course-by-course basis to fulfill University Common Requirements (UCORE)|
If you earned a degree not referenced above, please check with your admission counselor or the Transfer Clearinghouse for more information. We have many approved out-of-state transfer degrees. If you have not completed a degree, we can help you complete it with WSU courses via reverse transfer.
WSU is a Tier I research university, among fewer than 3% of U.S. universities that qualify for the Carnegie Foundation’s “very high research activity” classification.
Our award-winning faculty will guide you through research opportunities, fieldwork, internships and in-depth labs that inspire you to explore and innovate in your field.
Amazon, Boeing, Deloitte, Google and Microsoft are some of the top employers of WSU graduates, and Cougar alumni span all 50 states and 146 countries.
$360.5 MILLION in total research and development expenditures in 2018 (National Science Foundation)
$226 MILLION in awards granted to WSU researchers in 2018
All 6 campuses and 11 colleges involved in research
Research isn’t just lab coats and gloves. It’s about making new contributions and advancing knowledge in your field. At WSU, undergraduate research opportunities are available in all majors and disciplines, guided by mentors who are experts in their fields. You can gain professional experience and communication skills while testing out a career.
With the networking and connections WSU has, there are so many ways to get your foot in the door. I didn’t just learn what people did in my field, I learned why they did it and studied ways to improve it.
Looking for a challenge? Through an enriched curriculum, mentoring by expert faculty, undergraduate research and study abroad programs, the Honors College provides students the opportunity to challenge themselves in an engaged academic community. Students in any major can participate in the Honors College.
Continuing your education pays off. On average, a bachelor’s degree brings $1.6 million more than a high school diploma in lifetime earnings. The average mid-career salary for WSU graduates with a bachelor’s degree is $102,200, ranked among the top 14% of 4-year universities in the U.S. (PayScale College Salary Report 2018-19)
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Cougar Money Matters: Get financial planning advice and tools to help continue your education. cougarmoneymatters.wsu.edu
Use our scholarship search engine (and outside sources, too) to find awards you can apply for. We’ll add scholarships from any source to the financial aid WSU offers you!
Working part time while getting your education at WSU is possible. There are hundreds of student-friendly jobs in the Pullman area, both on campus and off, including internships and work-study offerings.
Every year, Cougs donate more than 85,000 hours of service to the community as volunteers, leaders in student organizations, peer tutors and powerful role models. We aren’t afraid to roll up our sleeves and lead the way. With the help of our specially trained advisors, you’ll stay on track to earn a degree that can open career doors around the world.
I came up to Pullman for (Alive) orientation and the campus was beautiful. It just felt right. I would never change my decision.”
At WSU Pullman, you make your own path. With hundreds of clubs, registered organizations and more to choose from, you’ll find your people, make new friends and forge a lifetime of memories.
Want to know how other Cougs get involved? Read personal stories about leadership, engagement and event participation from Cougs just like you. cougexperience.studentaffairs.wsu.edu
Multicultural Student Services: mss.wsu.edu
Find guidance and community support from your multicultural peers with our Academic Enrichment Center and mentoring programs.
All WSU students complete a writing portfolio upon reaching 60 semester credits (usually before the end of their junior year) as a graduation requirement. Keep copies of your current coursework. You can include original, graded papers from any college course in your portfolio.
May 1, 2021