Office of Admissions

Why WSU Vancouver?

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Get a world-class education while staying close to home. Washington State University Vancouver is the only four-year research university in Southwest Washington.

With our scenic campus, accessible faculty and plenty of personal attention, you’ll enjoy a small school feel backed by big school resources.

Our motto says it all: Stay close. Go far.

Our grads are going places

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Visit our majors and programs page for a complete list of academic opportunities.

Ninety-three percent of our recently surveyed graduates said their WSU Vancouver education had prepared them for their jobs. Eighty-six percent had found a job in their field in less than one year, and 75 percent remained in the area.

See where Cougs are working after graduation.

Let’s get to know each other

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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.

Ready to apply?

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Undergraduate admission

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

Graduate admission

For U.S. or international students pursuing advanced degrees

Want more information?

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Learn more: Request info

Talk to us: Schedule an appointment

Did you know?

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If you’re near the top of your class, you may qualify for assured admission!

"I love the low student-teacher ratio. It gives me the opportunity to develop close relationships with my professors.”

—Leslie Melchor
B.A., business administration ’15