A welcoming community
Expect an extra helping of small-town kindness. “Friendly beyond belief,” commented a reviewer on thegradcafe.com.
Students interviewed by MSN describe locals as “accepting,” “friendly” and “a big, huge family.” It’s not surprising that MSN ranked Pullman one of America’s top 10 college towns (2012).
Highly educated neighbors
The number of advanced degrees per capita in Pullman well exceeds national averages.
Share of population with bachelor’s degree*
Nationwide: 33.6 percent (1)
Pullman: 67.8 percent (2)
*Persons aged 25 and older
Share of population with a master’s degree
Nationwide: 7.4 percent (1)
Pullman: 34.4 percent (2)
A medley of cultures
You’ll hear many languages spoken in Pullman. Over a quarter of WSU undergraduates identify themselves as multicultural. Nearly 10 percent are from countries other than the United States.
In-town or countryside living
You could live minutes from downtown or on wide open acres. Pullman offers beautiful places to call home.
Low crime rate
“Pullman offers a lot to families looking for a safe, wholesome community to call home.” Safewise.com
Places to play
There’s no shortage of family-friendly recreational activities in Pullman and nearby.