Apply for admission

Apply today for spring, summer and fall 2021!

This is where your path to becoming a VanCoug begins. If you have questions, ask us. Application fees are nonrefundable, so let’s talk first if you don't know which form to use or which semester you plan to start.

In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, ACT/SAT scores will not be used as a factor in admission decisions through spring semester 2022.

Freshman students

You are considered a freshman student if you expect to graduate from high school this academic year, or you have graduated and have not been enrolled in college beyond the first summer after graduation.

Running Start students who have completed college courses while in high school are considered freshmen for admission purposes.

$70 application fee—Non-refundable

2021 Admission Application

Transfer students

You are considered a transfer student if you have attended college since graduating from high school (not including the summer immediately following high school graduation).

If you took your only college courses in high school, you are considered a freshman student.

If you previously enrolled at any WSU campus, you are considered a former student.

$70 application fee—Non-refundable

2021 Admission Application

Graduate students

If you have already spoken with a graduate coordinator or professor and are ready to apply, use the graduate application.

$75 application fee—Non-refundable

Graduate application

Former students

You are considered a former student if you previously enrolled at any WSU campus, and you have been away for more than one semester.

If you were not in good academic standing your last semester at WSU, you may need to be reinstated (Reinstatement information).

$35 application fee—Non-refundable

2021 Admission Application

International students

If you are not a citizen or permanent resident of the United States of America, use the international application.

Undergraduate only. Review above for graduate school application.

International application

If you require a printable version of the application, please email international@wsu.edu.

Non-degree students

You are considered a non-degree student if you don't intend to complete a degree at WSU, and you plan to take courses for personal enrichment, to transfer to another college or to get a teaching endorsement.

$35 application fee—Non-refundable

2021 Admission Application

Change of campus

Are you a current WSU student enrolled at another campus? Submit the Change of Campus Form to apply to WSU Vancouver.

Change of Campus Form

Questions?

For answers, contact the Cougar Center at 360-546-9779 or van.admissions@wsu.edu.