Dates and deadlines

Undergraduate admissions

Apply now for fall 2018.

Priority admissions deadlines for early consideration by term, due date and semester start date.
Term Date Semester start date
Spring 2018 Nov. 15 Classes begin Jan. 8, 2018
Summer 2018 Jan. 31 Classes begin May/June
Fall 2018 Jan. 31 Classes begin Aug. 20, 2018
Undergraduate programs and additional application dates required to certify into the major.
Program Date
Education Jan. 15 (summer start only)
Nursing Jan. 15 (fall) or Aug. 5 (spring)


Financial aid and scholarships

Financial aid and scholarship applications and dates.
Application Date
WSU General Scholarship Application
(includes more than 100 scholarships for WSU Vancouver students only)
Jan. 31
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

As soon as possible beginning Oct. 1 (apply early; aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis).

Not eligible to file a FAFSA? Complete a WASFA—Washington Application for State Financial Aid.

Graduate priority admissions

Graduate programs and priority admission dates.
Program Date
Master of Science in Computer Science Jan. 10 for summer or fall. July 1 for spring semester.
Master of Education Jan. 10 for summer or fall. July 1 for spring semester.
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering Jan. 10 for summer or fall. July 1 for spring semester.
Master of Science in Environmental Science Jan. 10 for fall semester.
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering Jan. 10 for summer or fall. July 1 for spring semester.
Master of Nursing Jan. 10 for summer or fall. July 1 for spring semester.
Master of Public Affairs Jan. 10 for summer or fall. July 1 for spring semester.
Master in Teaching Dec. 1 for summer term.