IN RESEARCH and DEVELOPMENT EXPENDITURES
(National Science Foundation, 2013)
nationally in research and development expenditures, agricultural sciences
nationally in research and development expenditures, social sciences
28 million+ items accessible through a library consortium
4.3 million microforms
2.2 million print volumes
565,000+ government documents
95,000 online journal titles
20,000 CDs and DVDs
1.2 million visits made annually to the WSU Pullman libraries—including Holland and Terrell Libraries, Owen Science and Engineering Library, and the Animal Health Library
78¢ of every dollar spent goes toward online databases, digital content collections, or e-books, ensuring easy access anytime, anywhere
Extraordinary student experience
Vast selection of academic programs
study abroad programs
in 86 countries around the world
IN FINANCIAL AID and SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 16,888 UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS (2014)
Students committed to positive change
8,719 WSU student volunteers (2013–14)
76,767 hours of community service provided (2013–14)
Among the top 50 universities nationally for policies supportive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students (Campus Pride, 2014)
Students are young men and women*
|Average undergraduate age||23
|Average graduate student age||32
* All campuses
A large share are multicultural
|Online (Global Campus) ||22%
They come from Washington and beyond
Domestic students in Pullman come from 48 states
International students come from many different countries
Pullman enjoys a large international student population:
|Online (Global Campus)||25 countries
Serving citizens statewide and worldwide
Students enroll at locations across Washington and online*
|Online (Global Campus)||2,794
|Total enrollment ||28,686**
*Figures represent the number of students enrolled full time in Fall 2014, as well as part-time students enrolled in at least two-thirds of a full-time schedule.
**Students enroll at multiple locations; the sum of all locations does not equal the total.
WSU reaches out to communities statewide
39 WSU Extension offices, at least one in every county, provide educational opportunities throughout the state, seek solutions to local issues, and improve quality of life.
4 research and extension centers work to sustain crop health and Washington growers’ productivity.
An energy program provides information and expert services to advance energy efficiency for organizations and consumers.
24 Small Business Development Centers statewide help small businesses grow and succeed. Certified business advisors provide expert guidance, training, and market intelligence.
WSU drives economic growth
Designated an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities for efforts to support economic development (2013)
From activities that included university programs, construction and equipment, and spending on athletic events (2012 fiscal year)
Unstoppable school spirit
WSU ALUMNI WORLDWIDE (2014)
One of the fastest growing alumni associations in the nation