Washington State University

French Administration Building
Pullman, WA 99164-5910
(888) 468-6978
Accrediting Agency:
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Washington State University serves more than 26,000 students at its main campus in Pullman, Wash., and its other locations in Spokane, Tri Cities, and Vancouver. The public research institution’s Global Campus offers online undergraduate and graduate degrees to students worldwide. The school is one of the nation’s top 60 public research universities, according to the U.S. News & World Report, which also ranks it among the top universities in the nation. There are more than 200 fields of study from which to choose, though eight undergraduate programs and six graduate programs are offered online. Notable alumni include former CBS newscaster Edward R. Murrow and “Far Side” cartoonist Gary Larson.

Programs Offered

Students can pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates, as well as teaching endorsements through Washington State University’s Global Campus. Programs at the undergraduate level include accounting, management, criminal justice, human development, humanities, social sciences, and psychology. Graduate degrees include professional science, sport management, agriculture, executive Master of Business Administration (MBA), MBA, and engineering and technology management. The exact format of each degree will vary by program. Some are offered completely online while others in a blended format with both on-campus and online classes. Online students receive an academic consultant and 24/7 technical support.


Washington State University has been regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities since 1918.


Washington State University’s admissions requirements vary by the type of student. There are separate forms for freshman 24 and younger, adult students (25 and older, less than a full year of college work), transfer students, international students, post-bachelor’s students (those seeking a second undergraduate degree), and graduate students. New students must submit an application, their official high school transcript, and SAT or ACT scores. They also have the option of writing a personal statement which the school says could possibly make a difference in being admitted. Graduate students must submit an application, official transcripts, GRE/GMAT scores if required by department, and letters of recommendation.

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