Statewide Imapact

Serving all of Washington state

WSU fulfills its mission as Washington’s land-grant research university by reaching out. It delivers knowledge and the benefits of research activities to people throughout the state.

6 Campuses, 1 Mission

Our six campuses provide outstanding learning opportunities—and each offers its own distinct student environment. Explore your options and customize your education to create the Washington State University experience that’s perfect for you.

Statewide programs
and services


In each of Washington’s 39 counties

Providing research-based educational programs and services—youth programs, civic leadership training, master gardener classes, and more— with measurable state impact

Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources

Scientists statewide

Leading research and educational programs in agriculture, food and natural resources systems that are economically viable, environmentally sound and socially responsible

Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory

Serving all 39 counties in Washington, most counties in Idaho and, to a lesser degree, all Pacific Northwest states as well as Alaska and Hawaii

Delivering diagnostic services, consultation, disease surveillance, and outreach to safeguard animal health, the food supply, and public health

Superintendent certification program

WSU-certified superintendents in each of Washington’s 39 counties

Training more of Washington’s public education superintendents than any other institution

Research and extension centers

Mt. Vernon, Prosser, Puyallup, and Wenatchee

Conducting research to sustain crop health and Washington growers’ productivity

Small Business Development Centers

25 locations statewide

Promoting economic vitality by providing advice, training and research to entrepreneurs and existing businesses

4-H Youth Development Program

Engaging nearly 80,000 youth annually in all 39 Washington counties

Reaching out to kids and their families to build skills for life

Conference Management

Staff in Seattle and Pullman, events statewide

Organizing conferences and educational events of all sizes

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates WSU Wine Science Center

Richland based, engaging collaborators from throughout Washington and beyond

Providing research and education to support Washington’s $8.6 billion premium wine grape industry