Washington State University is a public research university committed to its land-grant heritage and tradition of service to society. Our mission is threefold:
- To advance knowledge through creative research and scholarship across a wide range of academic disciplines.
- To extend knowledge through innovative educational programs in which emerging scholars are mentored to realize their highest potential and assume roles of leadership, responsibility, and service to society.
- To apply knowledge through local and global engagement that will improve quality of life and enhance the economy of the state, nation, and world.