Acceptance Rate


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Washington State University (WSU)

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private


  • Acceptance Rate:


  • Level

    4 Years

  • Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

    Not applicable

  • Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.


  • Website

  • Student Population Number of Students attending College


  • On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?



Location & Contact




French Administration Building


To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular university helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. Washington State University has been ranked at the 231st position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.


  • Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.


  • Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.


  • SAT Range

    1020 - 1210



  • ACT Range

    20 - 26

  • High School GPA


  • Application Fee


  • Accept Common App


The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. Washington State University has 4 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at WSU, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $50. The SAT score in the range of 1020-1230 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. The average ACT score at Washington State University is 23. However, those getting an ACT score less than 20 might also be offered admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at French Administration Building, Pullman, Washington 99164-5910. To gather more information, they can call them at (509) 335-3564.

Annual Cost to Attend

  • Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.


  • Average Annual Cost


Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies


  • Other Fees


  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for ooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.


  • Budget For Other Expenses


Total One Year Cost


Before applying to WSU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $35,280. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio


Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Academic Calendar


Research Funding per Student


Faculty Overview


Male Professors


Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad


Most Popular Majors:

  • Psychology, General

    403 Graduates

  • Social Sciences, General

    373 Graduates

  • Registered Nursing, Administration,...

    366 Graduates

  • Human Development, Family Studies,...

    355 Graduates

  • Communication and Media Studies

    338 Graduates

  • Mechanical Engineering

    264 Graduates

  • Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

    233 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    229 Graduates

  • Communication and Media Studies

    338 Graduates

  • Mechanical Engineering

    264 Graduates

  • Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

    233 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    229 Graduates

  • Criminal Justice and Corrections

    186 Graduates

  • Business Administration, Management...

    180 Graduates

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

    177 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    159 Graduates

  • Finance and Financial Management Se...

    158 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    157 Graduates

  • Marketing

    140 Graduates

  • Civil Engineering

    129 Graduates

  • Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

    122 Graduates

  • Management Information Systems and...

    119 Graduates

  • Computer Science

    106 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    105 Graduates

  • Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

    102 Graduates

  • Apparel and Textiles

    82 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    76 Graduates

  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

    71 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    66 Graduates

  • Zoology/Animal Biology

    60 Graduates

  • Chemical Engineering

    57 Graduates

  • History

    53 Graduates

  • Sociology

    50 Graduates

  • Animal Sciences

    48 Graduates

  • Construction Management

    46 Graduates

  • Economics

    46 Graduates

  • Agricultural Production Operations

    46 Graduates

  • Applied Mathematics

    42 Graduates

  • Neurobiology and Neurosciences

    42 Graduates

  • Biological and Physical Sciences

    37 Graduates

  • International Business

    36 Graduates

  • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

    36 Graduates

  • Anthropology

    33 Graduates

  • Design and Applied Arts

    28 Graduates

  • Materials Engineering

    28 Graduates

  • Architecture

    27 Graduates

  • Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

    26 Graduates

  • Physiology, Pathology and Related S...

    26 Graduates

  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

    25 Graduates

  • Plant Sciences

    25 Graduates

  • Communication Disorders Sciences an...

    24 Graduates

  • General Sales, Merchandising and Re...

    24 Graduates

  • Genetics

    21 Graduates

  • Biomedical/Medical Engineering

    19 Graduates

  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

    18 Graduates

  • Computer Engineering

    17 Graduates

  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

    17 Graduates

  • Music

    17 Graduates

  • Fine and Studio Arts

    15 Graduates

  • Public Policy Analysis

    15 Graduates

  • Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

    14 Graduates

  • International/Global Studies

    14 Graduates

  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

    13 Graduates

  • Food Science and Technology

    12 Graduates

  • Chemistry

    11 Graduates

  • Philosophy

    11 Graduates

  • Applied Horticulture and Horticultu...

    10 Graduates

  • Landscape Architecture

    9 Graduates

  • Gerontology

    7 Graduates

  • Physics

    7 Graduates

  • Wildlife and Wildlands Science and...

    7 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    6 Graduates

  • Agricultural and Food Products Proc...

    6 Graduates

  • Mathematics

    5 Graduates

  • Physical Sciences

    5 Graduates

  • Computer and Information Sciences,...

    4 Graduates

  • East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

    4 Graduates

  • Natural Resources Conservation and...

    4 Graduates

  • Public Relations, Advertising, and...

    4 Graduates

  • Area Studies

    3 Graduates

  • Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and...

    3 Graduates

  • Agriculture, General

    3 Graduates

  • Teaching English or French as a Sec...

    2 Graduates

  • Forestry

    1 Graduates

  • Journalism

    1 Graduates

  • Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

    1 Graduates

  • Religion/Religious Studies

    1 Graduates

  • Agricultural Business and Managemen...

    1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students


Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.


Full-time / Part-time

88% / 12%

Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%












Two or more races


Non Resident alien




American Indian/Alaska native


Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander


Geographic Density

Geographic Density



Unknown Location


Out Of State


In State



Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$63,710 per year

Campus Life


The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available


Freshmen Required to Live on Campus


Freshmen Live on Campus


Undergrads in College Housing


Averege Housing Cost


Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,498/year.

Meal Plan Available


Average Meal Plan Available



Division Sports Nickname


School Colors

crimson and gray

Varsity Athletics Association


Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Pacific-12 Conference

Total Male Athletes


Total Female Athletes


Intramural Sports


Sports Club


Sports Team (Men)



Cross Country



Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)


Cross Country




Swimming and Diving


Track and Field


Campus Security

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $11,648 per year. Washington State University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at WSU costs around $4,498 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At WSU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 47% and 53%, respectively.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation


Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation


Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$14,000 - $28,243

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$145 - $293

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Federal Grants


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving State Aid


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Institutional Grants


Average Aid Per Year


Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.


Average Amount

< $30K


$30K - $48K


$48K - $75K


$75K - $110K


> $110K


Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants


Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants


The financial aid department of Washington State University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,651, whereas the financial aid is $5,553. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $9,100, while the institutional aid is $5,553. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Washington State University amount to $91,403,795 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $21,678,882.

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