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Washington State University Overview

Washington State University is a public institution situated in Pullman, Washington. Pullman is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

What Is Washington State University Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$32,807 Avg Cost After Aid
86% Acceptance Rate
  • The student loan default rate at Wazzu is 1%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Wazzu.
  • In <nil>, 83% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Wazzu makes roughly $65,331 a year. This is 60% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

Where Is Washington State University?


Contact details for Wazzu are given below.

Contact Details
Address: French Administration Building, Pullman, WA 99164-5910
Phone: 509-335-3564

How Do I Get Into Wazzu?

You can apply to Wazzu online at:

Admission Requirements for Wazzu

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Wazzu?

86% Acceptance Rate
60% Of Accepted Are Women
Since Wazzu has an acceptance rate of 86%, it is not too hard to gain acceptance into the school. Still, you need to be sure you complete your application in full and send in any other requested documents.

Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 84%, and the acceptance rate for women is 87%.

Can I Afford Washington State University?

$32,807 Net Price
29% Take Out Loans
1.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Wazzu is $32,807. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Wazzu, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $6,487 a year. That adds up to $25,948 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Wazzu is 1.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Washington State University Undergraduate Student Diversity

21,272 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 24,278 undergraduate students at Wazzu, with 21,272 being full-time and 3,006 being part-time.


There are also 5,565 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 21,272 full-time undergraduates at Wazzu, 46% are male and 54% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Washington State University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,400
Black or African American 613
Hispanic or Latino 3,455
White 12,866
International Students 746
Other Races/Ethnicities 2,192

Geographic Diversity

Washington students aren't the only ones who study at Washington State University. At this time, 39 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 101 countries are represented at Wazzu. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Washington State University

4,690 Took All Classes Online
8,756 Took At Least One Class Online
8.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 8,756 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Wazzu has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 18th most popular in Washington for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of Wazzu

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Washington State University was 8.4%. This is the #1,447 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Wazzu regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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