Dates and deadlines

Undergraduate admissions

Submit your application now to apply for summer and fall 2017.

Priority admissions deadlines for early consideration:

Term Date Semester start date
Spring 2017 Nov. 15 Classes begin Jan. 9, 2017
Summer 2017 Jan. 31 Classes begin May/June
Fall 2017 Jan. 31 Classes begin Aug. 21, 2017

These undergraduate programs have additional applications required to certify into the major:

Program Date
Education Jan. 15 (summer start only)
Nursing Jan. 15 (fall) or Aug. 5 (spring)

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Financial aid and scholarships

Application Date
University-Wide Scholarships Application Jan. 31
WSU Vancouver Scholarship Application March 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

Program Date
Master of Business Administration Jan. 10 for summer or fall. July 1 for spring semester.
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.