Office of Admissions

Why WSU Vancouver?

Get a world-class education at the only four-year research university in Southwest Washington.

With our scenic campus, accessible faculty and plenty of personal attention, you’ll enjoy big-school resources in a small-school environment.

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Let's get to know each other

Attend Preview Day and learn about our programs, the application process, deadlines, tuition and fees, and financial aid. Sign up for a campus tour. Schedule a personalized admissions appointment so we can find out about you, too.

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Giselle Gomez

"The small class sizes allow all of the students to get to know each other. My professors genuinely care about my success. It feels like we're a family."

—Giselle Gomez, B.S., computer science '17

Ready to apply?

For freshman, transfer, former, international or non-degree-seeking students:

Undergraduate admission

For U.S. or international students pursuing advanced degrees:

Graduate admission

Want more information?

Attend Admissions 101

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Financial aid

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