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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

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Overview

Student Population
31,159
Washington State University overview
Location Pullman, Washington
Online wsu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Washington State University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Pullman, Washington, Washington State University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 21,198 prospective students applied, and 16,947 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,191 enrolled in the school.  25,976 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,183 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $10,202 plus fees of $1,968. Washington State is ranked 310 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

7/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
5/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes
6/10
Value

Washington State is rated within the top 39% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Washington State University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Average
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SAT 1020/1210
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.5
Applications Accepted
79.9% 
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Applications Due Jan 31, 2023
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Washington Resident Tuition
$10,202
In State Costs for Washington State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$960
Other Fees$1,968
Room and Board $11,848
Budget for Other Expenses$3,542
Total One Year Cost$28,520
Out of State Resident Tuition
$25,145
Out of State Costs for Washington State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$960
Other Fees$1,968
Room and Board $11,848
Budget for Other Expenses$3,542
Total One Year Cost$43,463

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$54,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
67% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Washington State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 18%
Social Sciences 16%
Health Professions 8%
Engineering 8%
Communication 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=236939 IPEDS survey data for Washington State University.

Current students may use the Washington State University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.