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Washington State University

Ranked #212 U.S. News & World Report – Best National Rankings 2023

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Why Washington State University?

Why Washington State University? Since 1890, Washington State University (WSU) has educated the next generation of innovators. WSU places a strong emphasis on learning by doing and encourages students to apply their knowledge in the real world. A Tier 1 research institution, WSU students learn from faculty and researchers who are leaders in their fields. WSU’s programs are ranked among the best nationally in the fields of engineering, computer science, hospitality and business.

212U.S. News & World Report – Best National Rankings 2023

Campus and location

Washington State University campuses

Main campus
WSU campus

Pullman Campus

Located in America’s Northwest region near Seattle and Spokane, the city of Pullman is home to Washington State University’s flagship campus. Pullman is a picture-perfect college town. The community is built around the university, creating a vibrant and student-centric culture.

Costs and Entry Requirements

Typical costs

While tuition fees, accommodation prices and food costs may vary depending on your chosen degree, student residences and personal spending habits, below you'll find an estimated cost of attendance at Washington State University

Academic year


Approximate amount per year (USD)

Tuition Fees

$28,385 - $28,385


$3,663 - $5,736


$895 - $1,575


$2,296 - $2,296






Please visit Washington State University's website for the most up-to-date scholarship availability and details.

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Entry requirements

Typical entry requirements for Washington State University are shown below. Please note that specific admissions requirements may vary by academic program.

Academic Entry Requirements

GPA: 2.7

English Language Requirements

IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 75 Duolingo: 105 PTEA: 56

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WSU Careers

Boeing Mentorship Program A mentor from Boeing will teach you the ins and outs of the aerospace industry and opportunities at Boeing and provide general career guidance. Mentors regularly communicate with students in engineering, computer science, business, communication and economics majors by email and visit with students on campus at least once during the program. Carson College Mentors for Business With the evolution of technology, financial regulations and global competition, it’s crucial to graduate with the business savvy that can adapt to today’s ever-changing market. Carson mentors provide guidance and insight to teach soon-to-be professionals and start-up entrepreneurs how to make informed decisions.


Several housing options are available, including shared rooms and individual rooms. All enrolled WSU students may request to live in university housing regardless of the program. Information about accommodation can be found on WSU’s website.

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Services and facilities


WSU students use Pullman’s excellent public transit system free of charge, and the university’s rent-a-ride, bike sharing, and night time safe ride programs. The transit buses are free when you show your Cougar Card to ride to nearby destinations on and off campus. International Programs provides free student pick-up from the Pullman airport at the start of each semester.

Language Learning Resource Center (LLRC)

Students can get help with English speaking, listening, writing, reading, pronunciation, grammar and university coursework and help with:

  • Research skills, the WSU library website, formatting assignments in Word, and practicing presentations.

  • ITA exam preparation and university coursework.

  • The LLRC offers workshops on career preparedness, access to computers, desk spaces, and a library.


WSU offers academic and professional mentoring options allowing you to get the advice you need to succeed at WSU and in the workforce from the people you know best: your peers, your professors and industry leaders. The Peer Mentor Program assists international students in their personal, academic, social and cultural adjustment to studying and living in the United States and at WSU. Visit

How to apply

How to apply

Application deadlines

Fall: Rolling basis Spring: Rolling basis

Application documents required to receive an offer

High School Transcripts High School Diploma Passport English Test Score University Transcript (transfer students) Proof of Degree (transfer students) Unofficial documents are permitted for evaluation purposes. Official transcripts are required prior to attendance at WSU.

Testing codes

TOEFL: 4705

Post-offer process

Confirmation deadlines

Fall: Rolling basis Spring: Rolling basis Confirmation dates may change. Please check with your admissions advisor for the latest information.