Explore more than 200 academic fields, ranging from animal sciences and athletic training to political science and water resource engineering. Many academic programs have achieved noteworthy recognition.
As a WSU graduate student, you’ll collaborate with world-renowned faculty to advance your knowledge while also getting involved in research projects that address some of the world’s critical issues. Most of our grad students have teaching, research, or graduate assistantships or internships that provide a stipend or grant.
We offer a number of academic support programs to help you successfully navigate your educational journey, including advising, peer tutoring, and academic success coaching.
Nationally acclaimed writing program
The program supports, tutors, and assesses students’ writing to help them communicate effectively—a skill essential to success in the professional world.
Common Reading program
Each year the university chooses a single book to be read by all first-year students, which creates a common academic ground and dialogue as students began their WSU experience. Related programming helps students realize the scope and innovative quality of the university’s world-class research.
Summer research opportunities
Students can spend the summer on the WSU Pullman campus conducting research in a wide variety of fields alongside award-winning professors. The summer concludes with a symposium showcasing student efforts.
One of the oldest such programs in the country, the WSU Pullman Honors College curriculum offers an integrated and flexible curriculum that emphasizes preparation and understanding of research within all fields, development of transferable skills, and global awareness. The curriculum satisfies general education requirements, so it works well with all areas of study.
We offer a full lineup of resources to support the academic journey of nearly 10,000 WSU students who are first in their families to attend college.
WSU services focus on access and connections, expertise and guidance, and strengths and skills development. We’ve been recognized nationally as a First-gen Forward institution due to those efforts, one of 80 higher education institutions so designated, as well as being named a First Scholars institution in 2021.
You’ll discover hundreds of opportunities to study abroad—in almost every part of the world.
Experience new places and culture, broaden your global perspective, and build intercultural communication—all while earning credits toward your degree.
Students of color
Ensuring equitable and just educational opportunities for all students is a top priority here. A suite of WSU services ensures students of color feel supported on their educational and personal journey.
Experts and resources to assist you in your career choices and boost your personal development are readily available. Specially trained career coaches, for example, will help you increase your self-understanding, knowledge of the work world, and decision-making skills.