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Future Cougars of Distinction is an invitation-only program for first-year, incoming freshmen that provides top scholars an opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at WSU. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with our nationally-recognized faculty, meet highly motivated current students, tour campus, and ultimately learn why WSU is great.


Check back in December for the official event date.

This event is for admitted students who have demonstrated high academic achievement. Check out this table to see if you qualify:

How to qualify

Cumulative, unweighted GPA on a 4 point scaleOld SAT (taken prior to March 2016)*New SAT (taken March 2016 or after)**ACT score
*Combined Critical Reading and Math Sections Only
(CR + M)
**Evidence-based Reading and Writing and Math Sections
(EBRW + M)

If you attend the event, you’ll receive a one-time visitation award of $1,000 if you decide to enroll. How cool is that?

Also, space is limited and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to capacity requirements and space limitations of our physical facilities, we cannot accommodate everyone who wishes to attend the event. Walk-on students are not eligible.

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