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 semester you plan to start.

  • Freshman, transfer, international and post-bachelor's students: $70 application fee—Nonrefundable
  • Former* and non-degree students: $35 application fee—Nonrefundable

Applying for spring 2021? Hurry! Classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 19 and all application materials must be submitted by Monday, Jan. 4. Log into myWSU and check for missing items. Trouble with myWSU? Review myWSU Info. Submit missing item(s) to Office of Admissions, WSU Vancouver, 14204 NE Salmon Creek Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98686, or contact your Admissions Counselor with questions.

Admissions application help

Stuck or unsure where to start? Attend an Admissions Application Help session.

A one-hour session for students to get help with the admissions application. Watch a short how-to video then get assistance with general questions. Application fee waivers are available for those who qualify. Sessions are offered most Thursdays at 3 p.m. Or, watch a how-to video.

Admissions application help registration

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—Nonrefundable

Graduate 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

*Former students: if you were not in good academic standing your last semester at WSU, you may need to be reinstated (Reinstatement information).


Contact the Cougar Center at 360-546-9779 or