About Washington State University
The Pullman campus straddles College Hill in Pullman, a college town of 24,000 located among the rolling hills of the Palouse region of eastern Washington. The University is the largest residential university west of the Mississippi, which enhances the friendly, traditional collegiate atmosphere for which WSU is known.
WSU is located within easy traveling distance of Spokane and Coeur d' Alene to the north. Seattle and Portland are less than 300 miles to the west.
Enter the future with the confidence that comes from real preparation.
As an athlete, you know that if you've practiced hard you feel more confident for a big game. At WSU, the education you receive, together with the programs available and great faculty, provide you with that same confidence for the biggest game of all-your future. The education provides the skills to be critical thinkers and initiators, important skills in any endeavor you decide upon. Students can immerse themselves in a variety of learning situations, ranging from high levels of interaction with professors to hands-on research projects and community and public service activities. The newest technology, numerous leadership opportunities, and study abroad programs further enrich the WSU college experience.
- Money magazine has ranked WSU in the top 15 colleges in the West three of the past four years.
- Completed in 1996, the veterinary teaching hospital at WSU is the newest veterinary hospital in the world and is among the nation's finest. It occupies over three acres of clinical care and teaching space. Each year WSU produces 65 veterinarians who go into service throughout the world. The veterinary school is the fifth oldest in the nation.
- In 1995, Money magazine ranked WSU among the top eight of 436 Honors programs at American state universities.
- The University's popular broadcasting program continues to gain respect among television news directors. A recent survey placed WSU fourth among the nation's top broadcast schools.
- The business administration program is cited for its innovativeness and attention to leadership development.
- The general education curriculum is recognized as a model by the National Endowment for the Humanities.