Washington State University

3,282 reviews
  1. Pullman, WA
  2. 4 Year
A-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    A
  5. Athletics
    A+
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    A-
  12. Safety
    C+
Washington State University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-A
Athletic Conference
Pac-12 Conference
Address
French Administration Building
Pullman, WA 99164
Website

Washington State University Rankings

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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
82%
SAT Range
910-1150
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$16,427/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $10,296/ year
  • $30-48k
    $11,905/ year
  • $49-75k
    $16,855/ year
  • $76-110k
    $23,777/ year
  • $110k+
    $25,484/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.127 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.128 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.127 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
20,843Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
33%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 91 responses
Report
  • Easy going
    42%
  • Friendly
    37%
  • Excited
    10%
  • Hard-working
    7%
  • Stupid and Rude
    2%
  • Frivolous
    1%
  • Mind numbing
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
55%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.238 responses
Poll
66%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.270 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 78 responses
Report
  • GO COUGS!
    32%
  • Cougs for Life
    21%
  • Cougs look out for cougs
    18%
  • Cougs help Cougs; you are not alone.
    9%
  • Once a Coug, always a Coug
    8%
  • Win or lose Cougs booze
    6%
  • Dedicated
    3%

After Washington State University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
67%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
79%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.77 responses

Reviews

3,282 reviews
  • Excellent
    535
  • Very Good
    1280
  • Average
    1204
  • Poor
    175
  • Terrible
    55
I loved Washington State University. It is such a beautiful campus, filled with wonderful people. I really enjoyed my tour last spring.
  • Niche User
  • 9 days ago
Great focus on Business. Easy to get around and student life is abundant. Love the campus. great community and very excited about sorority life.
  • Niche User
  • 16 days ago
I really enjoyed all the resources available for the students. What I would like to see change is the diversity on campus.
  • Freshman
  • 16 days ago