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WSU Pullman Admissions

You’ll get a well-rounded education featuring:

  • Innovation
  • Plenty of hands-on learning opportunities
  • Expertise and insights from top scholars and researchers in their fields
  • Modern classrooms and the latest technologies
  • A supportive community that balances your academic pursuits with an enriching campus environment that includes a wide variety of student clubs, intramurals, and other personal growth opportunities

Perhaps most importantly, your WSU degree will open doors that lead to a to an education that leads to a well-paying job, a fulfilling career, and the skills to navigate career and life opportunities and challenges

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We’ll help you forge lifelong friendships, build bridges across cultures, and produce life-changing research. Known for the unique areas of study we offer and access to industry, we’re confident that no matter your background, we have a path that suits you.

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Application Process

Undergraduate Application

WSU admission is test free, so standardized test scores such as SAT or ACT are not required. If you are in the top 10 percent of your graduating class or have at least a 3.6 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale, you are assured admission. A high school diploma is required, and a GED is accepted.

Required high school core curriculum units:

  • English- 4 years
  • Math- 3 years (Must include algebra II, integrated math III, or above)
  • Senior year math-based quantitative course
  • Science- 3 years, 2 years of lab
  • Social sciences- 3 years
  • World language- 2 years of the same language (ASL included)
  • Fine arts- 1 year

Transfer Student Application

WSU is an excellent choice for transfer students—in part because we have processes in place to make transferring your existing credit seamless. You’re considered a transfer student for admission purposes if you have attended college after the summer following high school graduation.

More than 80% of WSU students enter with college credits. We’ll help you use the credits you’ve earned to get the degree you want.

International Student Application

We welcome students from around the world. The university’s current student body represents about 100 countries. Earning a WSU degree brings lifetime membership in a closely bonded group of people who support each other personally and professionally wherever they are located.

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Graduate Application

Admission to WSU Graduate School is a joint decision between the dean of the Graduate School and your prospective department or college. Be sure to check with your prospective department to see if they are accepting applications at the time you plan to apply.

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Professional Programs and Certificates Application

A professional degree—such as veterinary medicine, nursing, medicine, or pharmacy—is designed to prepare you to work in a particular profession, often meeting the academic requirements for licensure or accreditation. Prerequisites and admissions requirements may differ from other graduate-level degrees. Professional degrees and certificates at WSU are managed by their respective departments.

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Paying for College

We’re committed to making your education affordable for you and your family. Our friendly experts will answer your questions about scholarships and other financial aid. We think you’ll be surprised to find out how affordable a WSU degree can be.

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