Office of Admissions

Why WSU Vancouver?

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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.

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 surveyed graduates said their WSU Vancouver education prepared them for their jobs, and 86 percent said they found a job in their field in less than a year. Ninety-two percent of graduates remain in the area to live and work.

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-seeking 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

Come to campus: Attend Admissions 101

Did you know?

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

Student smiling at camera"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