Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

Overview

AddressFrench Administration Building
School Websitewsu.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Distant

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Washington State University is a large public, 4-year college based in Pullman, Washington that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 22,773 students applied to Washington State University. Of those students, 17,579 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Washington State University was $9,720, in addition to fees of $1,864. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Washington State University.

Washington State University has a 59% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Washington State University acceptance rate is 77%. To put this into perspective, 17,579 of the 22,773 students who applied to Washington State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Washington State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Washington State University had an SAT score between the range of 1,020 and 1,210. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Washington State University was between 20 and 26 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Washington State University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Washington State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $9,720. Combined with fees of $1,864, room and board costs of $11,398, other expenses of $3,542 and the $960 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $27,484.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $25,820 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Washington State University to $41,720 for out-of-state students.

Students at Washington State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Washington State University was $4,626 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 31%.

Washington State University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio15:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Washington State University.

Washington State University has a good gender split, with 53% of undergraduates being female and 47% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Washington residents; in fact, 78% of all students reside in Washington. However, 20% of students come from out-of-state and 2% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Washington State University is 15:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Washington State University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 15% students enroll at Washington State University part-time; the other 26,683 students enrolled full-time.

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