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Healthy Living

The pace is slower. The skies are bluer. The future is brighter.

More free time

In Pullman, traffic jams are a distant memory. With just 20 traffic signals, rush “hour” lasts about 10 minutes. That means less stress and more time to chase your dreams.




Walk or bike to work and school

Make your commute part of your daily exercise program! It’s easy to get around by bicycle and on foot. The city maintains 8 miles of paved bicycle and pedestrian paths. Plus, the 7-mile Bill Chipman Palouse Trail stretches all the way to Moscow, Idaho.


Fun and fitness

Get your move on! You won’t believe the variety of sports and recreational activities.

Fresh, locally grown food

Pullman lies at the heart of one of the world’s great agricultural regions. That means you can enjoy locally sourced foods and fabulous local dining.

Eggert Farm, the University’s organic teaching farm, sells fresh produce directly to the community and to regional food cooperatives through a weekly farm stand (open 3–6 p.m. on Fridays). You can also buy fresh, local produce at farmers’ markets in Pullman and neighboring Moscow.

If you’re a lentil lover, don’t miss the Legendary Lentil Cook-Off at the annual National Lentil Festival.


“I love the small town atmosphere. I love being able to go home for lunch. I love being only 10 minutes from work. I’m happy I stumbled onto Pullman. It’s a great place to live.”

Karen Garrett

Desktop Support Manager, WSU Information Technology

Commitment to sustainability

In Pullman, it’s easy to be green



You can get around easily using public transportation, carpools, and shared bikes.



Pullman offers an efficient single-stream recycling program.



The city offers education, rebates, and water-saving devices to encourage water conservation.

Excellent health care services

Clinic right on campus

Cougar Health Services on the Pullman campus treats students who need general or urgent medical care. The accredited clinic is staffed with board certified physicians and experienced health care providers. A pharmacy is on site.

Top local hospital

Patient satisfaction is high at Pullman Regional Hospital. It earned an Outstanding Patient Experience Award (2020) from

Health sciences hub in nearby Spokane

You’ll find specialists in all major areas of health care in Spokane, just a 90-minute drive away.

WSU Health Sciences Spokane is home to the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, as well as the College of Nursing and the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Health insurance for WSU employees

WSU’s generous benefits package includes excellent medical insurance.