Washington State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Washington State University is a large four-year, public school with 27,680 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1890 and is the only school located in Pullman, Washington.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
176
At Washington State University you can earn your several-month certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Washington State University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 176 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, General Studies, Engineering, Social Work, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
82%
The rate of student retention at Washington State University is high at 82% (well above Washington average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Washington State University is average: 69%.

Student to faculty ratio at Washington State University is pretty decent - 15:1. Read more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$25,500
Average tuition costs are very high - $24,000 per academic year. The additional fees at Washington State University not covered by tuition are around $1,500, which makes it a total of $25,500 per year.

Read the details about Washington State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
76%
As reported in recent government data, 14,825 applications were submitted and 11,269 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

This college might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Washington State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,100
Washington State University provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Washington State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Washington State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 6,100 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable, nearly $6,100 a year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Washington State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Washington State University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. The school has been investigated by the government for possible crime reporting violations. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Washington State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Washington State University, French Administration Building, Pullman, Washington 99164-5910, USA
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