WSU is among the nation's top 60 public research universities, according to the U.S. News and World Report 2013 rankings.
Campus locations and enrollment
Enrollment by campus*:
*Figures represent the number of students enrolled full time, as well as part-time students enrolled in at least two-thirds of a full-time schedule.
**Students enroll at multiple campuses; the sum of all campuses does not equal the total.
2012 freshman enrollment:
Entering 2012 Pullman freshmen:
|GPAs over 3.60||27.5%|
|Average SAT score||1060|
Average student age (all campuses):
Gender (all campuses):
Where students are from (all campuses):
Countries represented by international students at each campus:
Academic programsAcademic majors: More than 200 fields of study
- 95 majors for undergraduates
- 66 master's degree programs
- 47 doctoral degree programs
- 2 professional degree programs
- Approximately 16 to 1
1,200+ education abroad programs in 70 countries around the world
Academic unitsColleges: 11 colleges
Financial factsResearch and development expenditures:
$389.0 million (National Science Foundation, 2011)Private support (FY 2012):
$139.7 millionFinancial aid and scholarships:
$305.1 million to 20,309 students (FY 2012)Operating budget:
$1.7 billion, 2011–13 biennium ($303.4 million from state appropriations, not including tuition and fees)Capital budget:
$351.2 million, 2011-13 bienniumEndowment (2012):
$720.5 million ($321.4 million WSU Foundation; $399.2 million land-grant funds)
The University opened its doors in 1892 as the Washington Agricultural College and School of Science with 13 collegiate and 46 preparatory students. It is now a nationally recognized research university enrolling more than 25,000 students worldwide.