Please note: If you are Pell grant eligible, the amount of your grants will cover only PART of your nonresident tuition.
Reduce your tuition
As a nonresident student, you may be able to reduce your tuition bill through the following options.
The State of Washington's Border Bill allows Oregon residents who live in specified counties, or who have recently moved to Washington from those counties, to attend WSU Vancouver part-time (8 credits or less per semester) and pay resident tuition rates. Learn more about the Border Bill.
Nonresident Academic Achievement Award
If you're from outside Washington state and have top grades and test scores, you can get a dramatically reduced tuition rate at Washington State University. Learn more about the Nonresident Academic Achievement Award.
Review all financial aid and scholarship opportunities.
Thinking about becoming a Washington resident? Learn about the process and deadlines for establishing residency for tuition-paying purposes.