77%

Acceptance Rate

$9,112

Avg.Financial Aid

003800

FAFSA Code

Washington State University (WSU)

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Public

  • Acceptance Rate:

    N/A

  • 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.

    NWCCU

  • Website

    wsu.edu/
  • Student Population Number of Students attending College

    31,478

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

    Yes

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Location & Contact

Email:

N/A

Address

French Administration Building

Rankings

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.

Admissions

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

    None

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

    77%

  • SAT Range

    1020 - 1210

  • SAT/ACT

    Required

  • ACT Range

    20 - 26

  • High School GPA

    Required

  • Application Fee

    $50

  • Accept Common App

    None

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.

    $17,297

  • Average Annual Cost

    $9,720

Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies

    $960

  • Other Fees

    $1,864

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

    $11,398

  • Budget For Other Expenses

    $3,542

Total One Year Cost

$27,484

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.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

15:1

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

79%

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

48%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$8,973

Faculty Overview

56%

Male Professors

44%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

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

26,098

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

31%

Full-time / Part-time

88% / 12%

Students Gender

Male

47%

US National: 44%

Female

53%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

White

61%

Unknown

3%

Black

3%

Hispanic

15%

Two or more races

7%

Non Resident alien

4%

Asian

6%

American Indian/Alaska native

1%

Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

0%

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

21%

Out Of State

77%

In State

2%

Foreign

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

Housing

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

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

24%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,900/year

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

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,498/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Cougar

School Colors

crimson and gray

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Pacific-12 Conference

Total Male Athletes

257

Total Female Athletes

247

Intramural Sports

21

Sports Club

38

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

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

$40,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$50,600/year

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.

82%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,112

Students Receiving Federal Grants

31%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,626

Students Receiving State Aid

24%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,406

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

72%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,333

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

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$16,267

$30K - $48K

$14,709

$48K - $75K

$10,090

$75K - $110K

$3,285

> $110K

$1,666

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$91,403,795

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$21,678,882

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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