Reaching high and reaching out
Individuals and organizations throughout the state—and beyond—benefit from the research and service of Washington State University scholars.
Academics and research
Scholarly achievements and academic programs that have earned recognition
Acclaimed academic programs
Top rankings and/or nationwide recognition for excellence
How WSU research fuels growth throughout Washington and beyond
About 40 percent of the $1 billion annual North American market for popular wood-plastic composite decking products derives from research conducted at the WSU Composite Materials and Engineering Center.
Service and solutions
People and programs that serve communities in Washington and
around the world
Center for Sustaining Agriculture & Natural Resources
Leading research and educational efforts in agriculture, food, and natural resources systems that are economically viable, environmentally sound, and socially responsible
Individuals who have made significant contributions to society since graduating from Washington State University
Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award
The highest honor granted to WSU alumni
Technology and facilities
Campus resources recognized for their excellence
Edward R. Murrow College of Communication
State-of-the-art facilities for media production, instruction, and communication research
Compton Union Building
The first building on the WSU campus to be LEED certified
Impact of WSU research
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies WSU among the nation's 96 leading public and private universities with very high research activity.
U.S. News & World Report
ranks WSU among the top tier of national research universities offering doctoral degrees.