Washington State is a highly rated public university located in Pullman, Washington. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 21,652 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Washington State acceptance rate is 72%. Popular majors include Psychology, Social Sciences, and Nursing. Graduating 67% of students, Washington State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $38,700.
Washington State University Rankings
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Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.208 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.225 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.224 responses
Most Popular Majors
Social Sciences373 Graduates
Human Development279 Graduates
Mechanical Engineering264 Graduates
Hospitality and Tourism Management233 Graduates
Police and Criminal Science186 Graduates
Elementary Education159 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say that Greek life is pretty big.323 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.358 responses
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Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.173 responses
Washington State University Reviews
This university, it's staff, and it's student body has not only offered me a collection of lifelong memories, but also an immense amount of opportunity for my future dreams. The amenities on campus facilitate a healthy study environment and very student-accommodating. The people that Washington State University has brought into my life, from professors to dorm-mates, have impacted me in such a positive way. I am now in WSU's nursing program, which has brought me even more opportunities to learn and to grow through my nursing career. The experiences you will get here are unforgettable!
I love that Washington State University is diverse and open to all religions and identities. I also enjoy how big the campus is and what the school has to offer with different organizations, programs, unions and etc. Even though, I didn't see the campus until I went to orientation, I absolutely fell in love with the campus. It's very high tech with nap rooms, clean environment, huge library and gym and has different activities to do such as rock climbing, rope course and etc. They also have great transportation services and easy access to transporting on campus with bikes you could rent for periods of time. Overall, I am very satisfied with WSU! Go COUGS!
I've never seen a school so filled with pride! It's incredible to be a part of a family that is nationwide. I've been on vacation, states away, and have heard the familiar greeting of "Go Cougs!" from passing strangers. One of the most significant things I like to boast about is how safe and clean the campus is; schools in big cities just can't compete with those aspects of WSU. And, as a young woman living across the state in a new and unfamiliar environment, I can't appreciate enough how hospitable Pullman and the WSU campus is. I'll always recommend WSU to those looking to attend college, it's truly an amazing place to pursue postsecondary education. Go Cougs!