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Washington State University

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B+

Rating

Public

Type

35,149

Students

$24,531

Tuition

76%

Acceptance

#120

Ranking

Distant Town

Campus Setting

Pullman, WA

French Administration Building, Pullman, WA 99164-5910

Washington State University is a very large public university located in Pullman, WA ranked 9thin Washington. It has a total of 28,966 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 75.8% acceptance rate. Washington State University offers 407 different majors and is best known for its social sciences, operations management and supervision, and agronomy and crop science programs (nationally ranked 7th, 8th, and 8th respectively). With a tuition cost of $9,953 for students from Washington and $24,531 for those from out-of-state, Washington State University is somewhat moderately high-priced. 60.38% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $50,600 per year, which is 22% over the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$26,419/Year
Above Average

Washington State University

$26,419

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$42,569/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$32,728/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

76%Acceptance
Less Selective

Washington State University

76%

National

69%
Sat

1020 - 1230

85% of students submit

Admissions Yield

30%

ACT

18 - 26

24% of students submit

Application Website

admission.wsu.edu/apply/

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$50

Students

28,966Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

5,048

Part-Time

116
Male

47%

In-state

83%

Female

53%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

14%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
7% Psychology, General6% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse5% Social Sciences, General82% Others

7% Psychology, General

6% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

5% Social Sciences, General

82% Others

Psychology, General

7%

460 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

6%

422 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

5%

372 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

4%

304 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

4%

298 Graduates

Accounting

3%

220 Graduates

Criminal Justice/Police Science

3%

202 Graduates

Human Development and Family Studies, General

3%

194 Graduates

Academics

A-
Professors
StudentsProfessors16:116:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

16

Number of Library Books

1,380,044

Academic Spend per Student

$9,791

Full-time Retention Rate

80%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$40,600/Year

Washington State University

$40,600

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$40,600

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$50,600

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

60%