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Washington State University - ,

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General information:(509)335-3564
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Type:4-Year,Public
Awards offered:Award of less than 1 academic year
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:Town: Distant
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:27,329(22,763 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:16 to 1
Admissions
Apply Online
Financial Aid
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army, Navy, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $8,489 $9,489 $10,799 -12%
Out-of-state $19,565 $20,531 $22,077 -7%
Books and supplies $936 $936 $936 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $9,330 $9,644 $9,662 -0%
Other $3,542 $3,542 $3,542 0%
Off Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus with Family
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $22,297 $23,611 $24,939 -4%
Off Campus $9,425 $10,425 $11,735 -9%
Off Campus with Family $9,425 $10,425 $11,735 -9%
Out-of-state
On Campus $33,373 $34,653 $36,217 -6%
Off Campus $20,501 $21,467 $23,013 -9%
Off Campus with Family $20,501 $21,467 $23,013 -9%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $9,374
In-state fees $1,425
Out-of-state tuition $20,652
Out-of-state fees $1,425
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan X
Tuition payment plan
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $9,676
In-state fee $1,375
Out-of-state tuition $22,830
Out-of-state fees $1,375
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 2,547 79% --
Grant or scholarship aid 1,990 61% $17,419,600 $8,754
Federal grants 856 26% $4,380,948 $5,118
Pell grants 838 26% $3,533,400 $4,216
Other federal grants 764 24% $847,548 $1,109
State/local government grant or scholarships 579 18% $3,684,304 $6,363
Institutional grants or scholarships 1,887 58% $9,354,348 $4,957
Student loan aid 1,533 47% $9,213,777 $6,010
Federal student loans 1,514 47% $7,974,896 $5,267
Other student loans 101 3% $1,238,881 $12,266
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 12,012 55% $105,565,344 $8,788
Pell grants 6,651 30% $29,292,320 $4,404
Federal student loans 10,846 50% $77,087,768 $7,107

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price $15,419 $14,884 $15,485
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $9,203 $8,995 $9,810
$30,001 - $48,000 $11,173 $11,361 $11,870
$48,001 - $75,000 $15,855 $15,872 $16,290
$75,001 - $110,000 $18,786 $20,273 $21,562
$110,001 and more $19,491 $21,463 $22,392

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 27,329
Undergraduate enrollment 22,763
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 2,626
Graduate enrollment 4,566
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$50

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$50

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 13,094 6,185 6,909
Percent admitted 84% 81% 86%
Percent admitted who enrolled 81% 33% 31%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 3695 88%
ACT 804 19%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 470 580
SAT Math 480 600
SAT Writing 460 560
ACT Composite 20 26
ACT English . .
ACT Math . .
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 60 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division I-AMenWomen
All Track Combined 11290
Baseball 35-
Basketball 1726
Football 136-
Golf 119
Rowing -84
Soccer -29
Swimming -21
Tennis -10
Volleyball -19

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities04/01/1918 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Didactic Program in Dietetics

02/01/1976 - 05/05/2012Accredited
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics

01/01/1977 - 08/01/2011Accredited
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs

07/24/1939 Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

02/14/1956 Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

09/29/1989 Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs

02/01/1990 - 09/19/2006Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Clinical doctoral program in Audiology

02/01/2004 Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs

05/24/1974 Accredited
American Veterinary Medical Association, Council on Education

Veterinary Medicine (VET) - Programs leading to a D.V.M. or D.M.V. degree

07/01/1974 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

10/09/2004 Accredited
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation

English Language

12/01/2002 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation

Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1951 Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

01/01/1954 - 05/15/2011Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession113
Drug law violations122128 179
Liquor law violations188216196
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 616892
Liquor law violations 1458
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 868
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 020
Aggravated assault 732
Burglary 232125
Motor vehicle theft 134
Arson 210
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 848
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 010
Aggravated assault 212
Burglary 161517
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 110
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

• This institution is not found on the current Federal loan default rates database.

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page.

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAward of less than 1 academic year Bachelor's degree Master's degree Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Postbaccalaureate certificate Doctor's degree - professional practice Post-master's certificate
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences Colleges
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations-0-----
Agricultural Business and Management, General-30----
Agricultural Communication/Journalism-0-----
Agricultural Economics-702---
Agricultural Mechanization, General-5-----
Agricultural Production Operations, General-8-----
Agricultural and Food Products Processing-5-----
Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding-0-----
Agriculture, General617----
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture-3--4--
Agronomy and Crop Science-842---
Animal Sciences, General-3732---
Food Science-562---
Horticultural Science-2031---
Landscaping and Groundskeeping-0-----
Plant Nursery Operations and Management-0-----
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management-0-----
Soil Science and Agronomy, General-341---
Turf and Turfgrass Management-1-----
Viticulture and Enology-1-----
Category total610727104--
Architecture and Related Services Colleges
Architecture-6018----
Landscape Architecture-128----
Category total-7226----
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
American/United States Studies/Civilization-014---
Asian Studies/Civilization-5-----
Ethnic Studies-21-----
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other-0-----
Women's Studies-14-----
Category total-4014---
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biochemistry-192----
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology--1----
Biology/Biological Sciences, General-1230----
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other2------
Biomedical Sciences, General-37-----
Biotechnology-50----
Botany/Plant Biology--31---
Entomology-042---
Exercise Physiology-1100---
Genetics, General-1923---
Microbiology, General-221----
Molecular Biology------1
Neuroscience-26-4---
Pharmacology and Toxicology---1---
Plant Molecular Biology---5---
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology--65---
Plant Physiology--00---
Reproductive Biology----2--
Zoology/Animal Biology-4224---
Category total230421252-1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting-18725----
Accounting and Related Services, Other-5-----
Business Administration and Management, General-567915---
Business/Commerce, General-0-----
Business/Managerial Economics-0-----
Construction Management-47-----
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce-0-----
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies-26-----
Finance, General-102-----
Hospitality Administration/Management, General-84-----
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management-1-----
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General-0-----
Insurance-0-----
International Business/Trade/Commerce-62-----
Management Information Systems and Services, Other--0----
Management Information Systems, General-121-----
Management Science-0-----
Marketing/Marketing Management, General-74-----
Operations Management and Supervision-181-----
Real Estate-0-----
Category total-94610415---
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia-96-----
Mass Communication/Media Studies-30155---
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other-0-----
Category total-39755---
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Science-3136---
Computer and Information Sciences, General-196-1--
Category total-50961--
Education Colleges
Agricultural Teacher Education-2-----
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services------9
Education, General-13917214-14-
Educational Leadership and Administration, General------46
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision------5
Educational/Instructional Technology----1--
Health Teacher Education-12-----
Secondary School Administration/Principalship7------
Superintendency and Educational System Administration------20
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels----483--
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor2------
Category total9153172144841480
Engineering Colleges
Agricultural Engineering-043---
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering-13-----
Chemical Engineering-3122---
Civil Engineering, General-95314---
Computer Engineering, General-222----
Electrical and Electronics Engineering-5156---
Engineering Science---1---
Engineering, General--3----
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering--7----
Manufacturing Engineering-0-----
Materials Engineering-911----
Mechanical Engineering-181174---
Category total-4028220---
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Engineering/Industrial Management--32-57--
Category total--32-57--
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General-12286---
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing13------
Category total1312286---
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Apparel and Textiles, General-633----
Child Development18------
Family and Community Services16------
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General-37-----
Human Development and Family Studies, General-1552----
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other5------
Human Nutrition-01----
Category total392556----
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Chinese Language and Literature-5-----
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General-03----
French Language and Literature-7-----
German Language and Literature-5-----
Linguistics-1-----
Russian Language and Literature-0-----
Spanish Language and Literature-29-----
Category total-473----
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Athletic Training/Trainer-11-----
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist-3821----
Bioethics/Medical Ethics----1--
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing------3
Health/Health Care Administration/Management--10----
Nursing Administration------1
Nursing Education------1
Nursing Science---6---
Pharmaceutical Sciences---3---
Pharmacy-----94-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing------4
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-36674----
Veterinary Medicine-----102-
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General--127---
Category total-4151171611969
History Colleges
History, General-11474---
Category total-11474---
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Police Science-12773---
Homeland Security----1--
Category total-127731--
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Humanities/Humanistic Studies-111-----
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies-0-----
Category total-111-----
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Applied Mathematics, General-3924---
Mathematics, General-4-----
Statistics, General--15----
Category total-43174---
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Biological and Physical Sciences-60-----
Gerontology5------
International/Global Studies-0-----
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General---2---
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other-1-0---
Nutrition Sciences---0---
Category total561-2---
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Environmental Science-2925----
Forestry, General-1-----
Natural Resources/Conservation, General-3754---
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management-0-----
Category total-67304---
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Kinesiology and Exercise Science-580----
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management-35-----
Category total-930----
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Philosophy-132----
Religion/Religious Studies-0-----
Category total-132----
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General-1099---
Geology/Earth Science, General-733---
Materials Science---6---
Optics/Optical Sciences----3--
Physical Sciences-8-----
Physics, General-966---
Category total-3418243--
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, General-281815---
Category total-281815---
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Public Policy Analysis, General-164----
Category total-164----
Social Sciences Colleges
Anthropology-39144---
Applied Economics--11----
Economics, General-67-8---
Political Science and Government, General-12485---
Social Sciences, General-544-----
Sociology-6273---
Category total-8364020---
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General-7-----
Fine/Studio Arts, General-495----
Interior Design-459----
Music Performance, General-3-----
Music Theory and Composition-1-----
Music, General-103----
Category total-11517----
Grand total74522176319755321090