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Seattle Connect with INTO WSU Pullman Portland www.intostudy.com/wsu Detroit Chicago E: INTOWSUadmissions@intoglobal.com New York T: +1 509 335 8117 San Francisco Denver Washington, DC Los Angeles WHY CHOOSE WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY? facebook.com/INTOWSU instagram.com/INTO_washingtonstateuniversity San Diego Atlanta Dallas twitter.com/INTO_WSU myin.to/WSU_YouTube 26 Miami Earn a World-Class Degree BUSINESS, SCIENCE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE RANKINGS U.S. News & World Report 2018 8 Hospitality* RANKED GRADUATE 68 14 International Business 14 Veterinary Medicine PROGRAMS 74 Psychology ranked in the 77 Physics TOP 100 78 Economics 80 Chemistry Top Public Schools nationally 81 Political Science U.S. News & World Report 2018 *The Best Schools 2017 U.S. News & World Report 2018 TIER 1 15:1 Student-to-Faculty • Learn from nationally recognized professors, Fulbright fellows, recipients of international honors and some of the most-cited researchers in the world RESEARCH Ratio • Nine faculty are National Academy members • Best-in-the-nation university-wide writing program UNIVERSITY U.S News & World Report 2018 1 of 81 Public Universities • Five campuses in Washington State: Pullman, Vancouver, with Carnegie Foundation’s Tier 1 Tri-Cities, Spokane, Everett Highest Research Activity • 80% of classes have fewer than 50 students Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education ENGINEERING/COMPUTER SCIENCE RANKINGS 30,000+ students with U.S News & World Report 2018 RANKED 140 2,115 international students 14 Biological/Agricultural Engineering from 100+ countries 50 Materials Engineering 55 Civil Engineering 59 Electrical Engineering 61 Chemical Engineering Best Universities in the US 70 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs 70 Mechanical Engineering U.S. News & World Report 2018 75 Computer Science 2 | INTO Washington State University 2019–2020 www.intostudy.com/wsu | 3
Globally Recognized Programs and Faculty WSU’s programs are ranked among the best nationally and internationally in the fields of engineering, computer science, hospitality, business, writing and many more. WSU students learn from faculty and researchers who are leaders in their field. Nine WSU faculty are recognized as National Academy members – one of the highest honors in US academics. Learn by Doing Washington State University places a strong emphasis on hands-on learning and encourages students to apply their knowledge in the real world. Students can launch their own businesses through the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, learn to use tools like 3D printers and plasma cutters in the Frank Innovation Zone, or create their own television shows at WSU’s Cable 8 Productions. Students in every major have opportunities to gain the practical experience that employers are ELSON S. FLOYD CULTURAL CENTER looking for, and international students can use this experience to find Optional Practical Training (OPT) employment in leading companies in the US. THE INTO WSU ABOUT WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY OPT Placements, 2017-18 ADVANTAGE • Amazon • Intel • Apple • JP Morgan Chase Washington State University and INTO partner to create Since 1890, WSU has inspired the next generation of problem solvers • Four Seasons Hotels • Marriott Hotels a support system for international students by offering • General Electric • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory with high-ranking academic programs, life-changing research and • Google • Siemens Academic English, International Year One and Graduate nationally recognized professors. • IBM • Tesla Pathway programs. You will enter a fully integrated program where you will learn alongside your American peers to earn academic credits towards your WSU degree while developing your English skills. Upon successful completion of your Pathway program you will progress to a WSU degree program. INTO WSU provides services such as: • Personalized academic, language and cultural support • Airport pickup and arrival support • Guidance with financial, visa and sponsorship issues • Student health insurance Study in Washington State Research Driven Experience why international students love studying As a tier 1 research institution, WSU is known as one of the “Students are the most important thing in Washington State. WSU is ranked as the No. 5 nation’s top research universities. You will be a part of a at WSU. From the simplest to the largest Safest College in America by The National Council for community researching grand challenges in society such Home Safety and Security and is known for its natural as creating smart systems, sustaining health, establishing necessities—food, housing, school supplies beauty and affordable cost of living. Washington social equality and developing sustainable resources. and entertainment—everything is equipped State is home to major US companies like Microsoft, With research opportunities for both undergraduate and Amazon and Starbucks. WSU is a tech business and graduate students, state-of-the-art facilities and $334 million to serve the student.” innovation hub where you can launch your career in research and development funding, WSU is leading the Salwa al-Arimi, Oman u with all the opportunity the area has to offer. way in innovative research. Finance and Political Science 4 | INTO Washington State University 2019–2020 www.intostudy.com/wsu | 5
DISCOVER OUR CAMPUSES WSU VANCOUVER WSU SPOKANE You can choose to study at one of five campus locations in the Washington State University system: Pullman, Vancouver, Tri-Cities, Spokane and Everett. WSU’s five campuses offer different learning opportunities across the state, but all have identical education quality, faculty #6 QUINTESSENTIAL COLLEGE TOWNS MSN.COM WSU TRI-CITIES WSU EVERETT standards and degree certificates at graduation. Washington Tech Hub CHOOSE THE RIGHT CAMPUS FOR YOU Live Better on Campus Washington is known for its incredible West Coast beauty as well as its thriving When you live on campus in Pullman, Whether you like cities, college towns or countryside, WSU has a campus for you. you have everything you need at your tech industry. You will have plenty of opportunities to explore the region’s beautiful WSU offers five campuses across the state of Washington. While every location offers fingertips. You will live alongside friends mountains, rivers, lakes and rolling hills while taking advantage of Washington’s career the same high standard of education and same degree at graduation, each WSU campus has with convenient access to libraries, opportunities. Seattle, the state’s largest city, is a short flight from Pullman and a major IT its own unique academic opportunities and student experiences. Once students complete recreation centers, dining halls and study and manufacturing hub. Internships, research partnerships and other career opportunities their Pathway program in Pullman, most will have the option to finish their degree in Pullman or spaces. You can choose from a variety exist at Washington’s many technology companies like Microsoft, Google, Amazon, pursue a learning opportunity on another WSU campus. of on-campus housing options including Boeing and Intel. our Living-Learning Communities that Pullman: An All-American College Town WSU Pullman match you with students who share Surrounded by beautiful scenery and clean air, WSU’s campus in Pullman offers unique Pullman is home to WSU’s first and largest campus. It offers the widest range of degree common academic interests. opportunities to experience traditional American life. Here, you will find the resources programs and research opportunities. of a major university mixed with the friendliness and charm of a college town. Pullman Learn more about our housing options at: students enjoy several perks, including free access to Pullman’s extensive public transit WSU Vancouver www.intostudy.com/wsu/housing system to get around the university and city. WSU Vancouver’s campus combines a small college feel with the resources of an internationally-respected research university. Located just minutes from Portland, Oregon, Being a WSU Student “People really care here. WSU is the first WSU Vancouver offers programs in business, engineering, hospitality, and other in-demand As a WSU student, you will enjoy the excitement of a major university with the comfort of Single Room - McEachern Hall* place I’ve been where everyone really disciplines. living in a friendly and safe community. With year-round outdoor activities, shopping in works hard in order for you to succeed. nearby Spokane, and many visiting performers, musicians, comedians and scholars, there is Everyone is so friendly and enjoys having WSU Tri-Cities always something exciting to do. WSU has more than 350 student clubs, including: one-on-one time with you. People are WSU Tri-Cities emphasizes the “learning while doing” approach to educating students, ready to open doors for you to pursue focusing primarily on STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering and math) and on • 38 international student related clubs opportunities.” developing industry partnerships for research and internship opportunities. WSU Tri-Cities • Industry related clubs, including over 30 engineering clubs • 6000+ students competing in intramural sports Marissa Chukwu, Nigeria partners with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory on many projects, including PNNL Zoology, Pre-Medicine research facilities on the Tri-Cities campus and faculty that hold joint research appointments with both organizations. WSU Spokane Double Room - Stephenson Towers* #5 SAFEST COLLEGES IN AMERICA The National Council for Home Safety and Security 2017 MAJOR EMPLOYERS IN WASHINGTON Located near the medical district of Washington’s second-largest city, WSU Spokane offers degree programs that focus on health science and medical education. • Boeing • Intel* • Microsoft • HP* WSU Everett • Amazon • Nike* WSU Everett offers bachelor’s degree completion programs in the Seattle metro area. These • Google • Nintendo programs focus on fields that are in high demand in the region, such as electrical engineering, • Facebook • PACCAR Inc. hospitality, software engineering, and data analytics. • Starbucks • T-Mobile • Cray • Weyerhaeuser • Expedia • ZymoGenetics *Located in Portland, Oregon near the WSU Vancouver campus Double Room - Rogers Hall* Seattl e The state of Washington ranked #1 in STEM jobs Geekwire in 2015 *Dimensions are approximate and furniture is not to scale. 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INNOVATIVE RESEARCH A LEADER IN POWER ENGINEERING WSU leads the nation’s efforts in power grid reliability and efficiency by partnering with the US Department of Energy and companies like General Electric, sponsor of WSU’s GE Smart City Power Grid Test Lab. TOP Schools where major US employers TOP Colleges That Add the Most 25 look to hire college graduates Wall Street Journal 5 Value to Students’ Careers Money Magazine 2016 Recognized as a Tier 1 Research Institute, WSU invested $334M in research and development in 2017. With state-of-the-art facilities and opportunities for both graduate and LAUNCH YOUR CAREER WITH WSU undergraduate students, WSU is a leader in innovative research. Discover why WSU is the best place to start your career. A Leader in Research and Development Positioned in a thriving business and tech hub, with Since 2008, WSU’s research awards have increased by 18%, placing WSU among the nation’s top research universities. WSU is also supportive career resources, exceptional academics recognized as a product development and business leader. In the past decade, WSU students and faculty have filed over 500 patents and developed commercial relationships that have generated over $10 million in revenue. and an outstanding alumni network, WSU students are preparing to succeed from their first day on campus. Research Beyond Engineering and Science At WSU, hands-on learning and research opportunities exist in almost every program, from business and economics to communications Dedicated Career Support and psychology. Examples of WSU’s research impact include: We are dedicated to your success both in the classroom and in your career after • #1 for Research in Advertising ComVista graduation. Our Academic Success and Career Center offers multiple free services • Top 100 Worldwide for Output in Business Research UTD Business Research Rankings to help you develop your career including: • 25 psychology research labs and 3 business research centers • Internship placement assistance • Computer science research in high-performance computing, networking, and artificial intelligence • Résumé and cover letter review • Boeing Scholars Program: Interdisciplinary research between business, communication and STEM students • Interview practice • Campus-wide career fairs, as well as program-specific job fairs and industry networking events Industry Partnerships in the Classroom POWERFUL WSU’s proximity to leading tech and manufacturing destinations like Seattle, Portland Edward R. Murrow College of Communication AACSB Accredited Business and the Tri-Cities allows students to network with industry professionals. WSU has ALUMNI NETWORK WSU’s Edward R. Murrow College of Communication prepares students for careers in College partnered with major businesses like Microsoft, Boeing, BP, Deloitte, Amazon, Intel media, journalism and film and television production, as well as for roles in business The Carson College of Business stands With over 200,000+ alumni in 146 and Merrill Lynch to develop new curriculum, mentor students and conduct large-scale such as advertising, public relations and strategic communications. Students can among the top 5% of business schools countries, you will have a powerful research projects. Industry professionals are often guest speakers during classes get practical experience on campus in WSU’s own television, radio and newspaper worldwide who have achieved full alumni network to help launch your and the curriculum is centered around industry needs, such as business classes programs or create their own content around the world through programs like Backpack accreditation in both business and career when you graduate. Successful designed to simulate enterprise environments or computer science classes tackling Journalism. Named after Edward R. Murrow, a WSU graduate and one of the most accounting from the AACSB, the oldest WSU alumni and former students the latest trends in AI and data analytics. famous journalists in US history, the college continues his legacy of excellence with and most respected international business include: fantastic academics and great outcomes for graduates. For additional information, visit program accrediting body. Ranked No. 14 Internship and Job Placement Support www.murrow.wsu.edu for Undergraduate International Business Our dedicated career services staff help students find valuable internships and • Paul Allen, Co-Founder of Microsoft by U.S. News & World Report and backed jobs in government, business, industry, and nonprofit sectors both as students and • Scott Carson, President of Boeing Harold Frank Engineering Entrepreneurship Institute by partnerships with multinationals like Commercial Airplanes after graduation. Many WSU degrees offer guaranteed internships and practical The Harold Frank Engineering Entrepreneurship Institute gives you the opportunity to Microsoft, McKinstry, BP and Boeing, experiences; the Hospitality Business Management program, for example, guarantees • Edward R. Murrow, US journalism and bring your tech-business ideas to life. The unique program is made up of engineering WSU’s business college prepares students at least 1,000 hours of paid work experience before graduation. Students studying in broadcasting legend and business students who are interested in technological entrepreneurship. Working for success in a globalized world. fields like fashion design or international business have internships and global study • Klay Thompson, NBA player with the in teams, students learn to manage uncertainty, design products, and seek investors for For additional information visit built directly into the curriculum. With assistance from the Career Center on CVs and Golden State Warriors their ideas. Students in this program visit Silicon Valley during the summer for meetings www.business.wsu.edu interviewing, WSU international students have strong job prospects at graduation. More and mentorship, and are guaranteed internships during their program. For additional than 300 WSU students participated in Optional Practical Training (OPT) jobs in 2017. information, visit www.vcea.wsu.edu/entrepreneurship 8 | INTO Washington State University 2019–2020 Career | 9
Find Your Degree Pullman Vancouver Tri-Cities Spokane Everett With a wide range of subject areas and admissions options, you can find the perfect degree for B M D B M D B M D B M D B M D your chosen career. You can choose to apply as direct entry to the university or apply for a Pathway Economics program that provides extra academic, language and cultural support. From your application to the Economic Sciences [Specializations in Agricultural Economics, Business Economics, day you graduate, we are here to help you succeed every step of the way. Flip to the back cover to International Economics & Development, Economics, Policy and Law, Environmental and BU Resource Economics, Financial Markets or Quantitative Economics] learn how to apply. Environmental and Ecosystem Sciences SC Environmental and Natural Resource Science Earth and Environmental Science Field Crop Management AS Academic Programs Food Science AS Forestry SC Fruit and Vegetable Management AS Horticulture Human Development [Specialization in Family and Consumer Sciences] GE B = Bachelor’s M = Master’s D = Doctorate GP Graduate Pathway program that can lead to this degree is indicated in dark red. This WSU degree is also available through direct admission. Pathway programs are only offered in Integrated Plant Sciences AS Pullman. Landscape Architecture AR International Year One Indicates the Undergraduate Pathway program that should be taken to progress to an undergraduate academic program. 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Soil Sciences BU Business JC Journalism/Communication 1 Start these health science majors in Pullman, Tri-Cities, or Vancouver and complete your Turfgrass Management AS CS Computer Science MA Mathematics Bachelors degree at the University’s health sciences campus in Spokane Winemaking (Viticulture and Enology) AS EN Engineering SC Science 2 Professional schools of health and law do not require any particular major - just choose a major you enjoy and can do well in. Whatever your major or professional goals, our Health College of Arts and Sciences Professions Student Center and Pre-Law Resource Center can help you get the right Anthropology GE prerequisites and prepare you for the school of your choice. American Studies Asian Studies GE Basic Medical Sciences SC Pullman Vancouver Tri-Cities Spokane Everett Biological Sciences (General Studies) B iology [Specializations in Biology Teaching, Botany, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, B M D B M D B M D B M D B M D SC Entomology, General Biology, Quantitative Biology] [PhD: Molecular Biology] Carson College of Business Chemistry [Specializations in Chemistry Teaching, Materials Chemistry, Professional Chemistry] SC Accounting BU Chinese GE Business Administration Chinese Language & Culture GE Entrepreneurship BU Comparative Ethnic Studies GE Finance BU Creative Media and Digital Culture Hospitality Business Management BU Criminal Justice and Criminology GE International Business BU Data Analytics MA Management [Specializations in Human Resource Management or Innovation and Change] BU Digital Technology and Culture GE Management Information Systems BU English [Specializations in Creative Writing, English Teaching, Literary Studies or GE Rhetoric and Professional Writing] Marketing BU English Education without Certificate Wine and Beverage Business Management BU Entomology College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences Fine Arts [Specialization in Art History and Studio] FA GP Agriculture French [Specialization in French Teaching] GE Agricultural Biotechnology AS General Science [Specializations in Mathematics or Physical Sciences] SC Agricultural Economics AS History [Specialization in History Teaching, General History, History Pre-Law, Social Studies GE Teaching] Agricultural Education AS Humanities (General Studies) [Specializations in International Area Studies, Linguistics, and GE Religious Studies] Agricultural and Food Business Economics AS Japanese GE Agriculture — Food Science and Management M athematics [Specializations in Actuarial Science, Applied Mathematics, MA Agricultural and Food Systems AS Mathematics Teaching or Theoretical Mathematics] Mathematics [Specialization in Computational Finance] GP Agricultural Technology and Production Management AS Music GE Agriculture and Food Security AS Music Composition GE Animal Sciences [Specialization in Animal Management] AS Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles [Specializations in Apparel Design Music Education [Specialization in Choral, General & Instrumental Teaching] GE BU GP or Merchandising] Music Performance [Specializations in Brass, Percussion, Strings, Woodwinds, GE Applied Economics GP Jazz Studies, Keyboard, Keyboard Pedagogy or Voice] Personnel Psychology/Human Resource Management (Social Sciences) Crop Science Philosophy GE Earth Sciences SC Physical Sciences (General Studies) 10 | INTO Washington State University 2019–2020 Academic Programs | 11
Academic Programs (continued) Pullman Vancouver Tri-Cities Spokane Everett B M D B M D B M D B M D B M D College of Veterinary Medicine B= B = Bachelor’s M Bachelor’s M = = Master’s D Master’s D = = Doctorate Doctorate Graduate Pathway GP Graduate GP Pathway program program that that can can lead lead to to this this degree degree is is indicated indicated in in dark dark red. red. This This WSU WSU Biochemistry [Specializations in Biophysics or Molecular Biology] SC degree is degree is also also available available through through direct direct admission. admission. Pathway Pathway programs programs are are only only offered offered in in Pullman. When a student successfully progresses from a Pathway program, they may have Combined Anatomic Pathology Residency Pullman. International Year Year One One International the option to complete their degree at another campus. Combined Clinical Microbiology Residency Complete these Graduate Pathway programs at WSU Pullman and progress to either WSU Pullman, Indicates the Indicates to an to the Undergraduate Undergraduate Pathway an undergraduate undergraduate academic direct admission. direct admission. Pathway program program that academic program. program. This that should This program should be program is is also be taken taken to to progress also available progress available through through TWSU heseTri-Cities Pathwayorprograms WSU Vancouver begin atdepending on the WSU Pullman, program with and campus the degree youatare completed WSUadmitted to. Visit the INTO WSU website for more details including minimum entry and progression requirements, thesis or non-thesis options and campus location information. Tri-Cities. Genetic and Cell Biology Immunology and Infectious Diseases SC This WSU degree program is available through undergraduate direct or graduate admission. 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Advertising JC Broadcast News JC Broadcast Production JC Pullman Vancouver Tri-Cities Spokane Everett Communication Technology JC B M D B M D B M D B M D B M D Integrated Strategic Communications College of Arts and Sciences (continued) Multimedia Journalism JC P hysics and Astronomy [Specializations in Astrophysics, Biophysics, Computational Physics, Public Relations JC Continuum Physics & Acoustics, Environmental Physics, Materials Physics, Mathematical SC Physics, Nanotechnology, Optics and Electronics or Physics Teaching] Risk & Crisis Communication JC Plant Biology Science Communication JC Plant Pathology Sports Communication JC Political Science [Specialization in Global Politics] GE GP Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture Psychology GE Architecture GP Public Affairs Architectural Studies AR Social Sciences (General Studies) GE Bioengineering EN Sociology GE B iological and Agricultural Engineering [Specializations in Agricultural Automation Engineering, Bioenergy and Bioproducts Engineering, Food Engineering or Land Air Water Spanish [Specialization in Spanish Teaching] GE and Environmental Engineering] Statistics GP Chemical Engineering EN GP C ivil Engineering [Specializations in Infrastructure Engineering, Structural Engineering Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Sciences SC EN GP or Water Resource] Women’s Studies GE Computer Engineering EN Zoology College of Education SC Computer Science CS GP Construction Engineering EN Athletic Training GE Construction Management EN Curriculum and Instruction Data Analytics MA Education [Specializations in Cultural Studies and Social Thought in Education, English Language Learners, Mathematics or Science Education] Electrical Engineering EN GP Engineering Educational Leadership GP Engineering Science Educational Psychology GP Elementary Education GE Environmental Engineering GP Language, Literacy, Technology GP Interior Design AR GP Social Studies Teaching GE Materials Science and Engineering EN Special Education Sport Management GE GP Mechanical Engineering EN GP Software Engineering CS Sport Science GE Pre-Professional Programs² Teaching (Elementary) Pre-Dentistry Teaching (Secondary) Pre-Law Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine/College of Nursing Pre-Medicine Nursing (BSN)¹ Pre-Occupational Therapy Master of Nursing [Specialization in Population Health]¹ Pre-Optometry Doctor of Nursing Practice¹ Pre-Pharmacy Speech and Hearing Sciences Pre-Physical Therapy Nutrition & Exercise Physiology Pre-Physician Assistant Pre-Veterinary Medicine 12 | INTO Washington State University 2019–2020 Academic Programs | 13
Undergraduate Admissions Undergraduate Degree Program We offer several routes to admission. With more than 95 bachelor’s View program specific entry requirements at www.intostudy.com/wsu/programs degrees, flexible study plans and start dates throughout the year, we will help you find the option that is right for you. No TOEFL iBT English Direct Entry Language or IELTS Program If you meet the academic and English language Scores (See page 17) International Year One requirements for your degree program, you can Year 1: Freshman Year 2: Sophomore Year 3: Junior Year 4: Senior International Year One allows you to begin earning credits toward your degree even if apply directly to Washington State University. 3-Semester Pathway 2.3 GPA you do not meet the academic and English requirements for direct entry. You will receive TOEFL iBT 50 First semester of this Pathway program begins before Year 1/ additional support to move you successfully through your first year and should graduate IELTS 5.0 Freshman Entry Requirements International Year One in the same amount of time as direct entry students. The length of the Pathway program High School High school diploma, minimum GPA and English Diploma that you qualify for is determined by your English language scores. 2-Semester Pathway language requirements in one of the following (or equivalent) 2.3 GPA tests. Additional material may also be required TOEFL iBT 60 2.7 Freshman admission What are your scores? IELTS 5.5 Entry Requirements Minimum GPA 2.5 Transfer admission High school diploma or equivalent, minimum 2.3 GPA and English language requirements in TOEFL iBT 79 2.3 GPA 1-Semester one of the following tests. Pathway IELTS 6.5 TOEFL iBT 79 Pathway 1-Semester 2-Semester 3-Semester IELTS 6.5 IELA 176 TOEFL iBT 79 60 50 SAT 500 Critical Reading subscore Direct Entry IELTS 6.5 5.5 5.0 2.7+ GPA* or new SAT Reading test score of 27 IELA 176 162 154 can act as an English language waiver TOEFL iBT 79 IELTS 6.5 Other English language waiver options available, see Note: Additional English waiver forms are available. Contact your representative or visit www.intostudy.com/wsu. Entry our website for details. requirements are subject to change and may vary by program. * 2.5GPA for transfer students Note: Entry requirements are subject to change and may vary by program. Start Dates for International Year One Programs Start Dates For WSU Direct Undergraduate All Pathway programs can be started in the semester indicated below. Programs 1-Semester Pathway program 2-Semester Pathway program 3-Semester Pathway program Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Programs Aug 12, 2019 - Dec 13, 2019 Jan 6, 2020 - May 8, 2020 Aug 2019 Jan 2020 [SAMPLE INTERNATIONAL YEAR ONE PROGRAM] Computer Science Agricultural Sciences; Architecture; Business; *WSU accepts international applications at any time of year and operates on 2-Semester Pathway Degree Program Components Program Information Computer Science; Engineering; Fine Arts; a rolling admission basis Fall: August 12, 2019 120-123 credit hour program General, Journalism/Communication; Mathematics; Science Spring: January 6, 2020 30 credit hours apply from Pathway 90-93 credit hours remaining toward degree English Language Program Entry Requirements Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours Progression Requirements If you do not meet the direct or International •• High school diploma with equivalent of UNIV 110 Developing Academic Strategies for Reading and Writing 4 •• 2.5 GPA 2.3 GPA out of 4.0 •• No “W” or “I” grade in a class Year One entry requirements you can enter •• Language requirement: MATH1 Relevant Mathematics Class 4 •• Grade of “C” or better in all classes our Academic English program to improve your •• TOEFL iBT 60 CPTS 121 Program Design and Development 4 Notes •• IELTS 5.5 PHIL 201 Introduction to Formal Logic 3 academic and language skills. Once you have 1 Math placement score may impact time to degree completion. •• IELA 162 Total 15 achieved the required language level, you can •• PTEA 44 Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours These courses are generally delivered through the INTO WSU Center and are for Pathway progress to International Year One or enter your •• Password 6 Developing Academic Strategies for Listening and students only. •• Completion of AE Level 4 with 80% UNIV 111 4 degree program directly. Learn more on page 17. Discussion average in all classes HIST 305 Roots of Contemporary Issues 3 CHEM 105 Principles of Chemistry 4 CPTS 122 Data Structures 4 Total 15 1-Semester Pathway Degree Program Components Fall: August 12, 2019 120-123 credit hour program Spring: January 6, 2020 17-18 credit hours apply from Pathway 102-106 credit hours remaining toward degree Entry Requirements Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours •• High school diploma with equivalent of ENGL Relevant English Course 3 2.3 GPA out of 4.0 •• Language requirement: ENGL Relevant English Course 3 •• TOEFL iBT 79 CPTS 111 OR Introduction to Algorithmic Problem Solving or Program Design 3-4 121 and Development •• IELTS 6.5 •• IELA 176 MATH1 Relevant Mathematics Class 4 •• PTEA 53 CHEM 105 Principles of Chemistry 4 Total 17-18 school.eecs.wsu.edu 14 | INTO Washington State University 2019–2020 Undergraduate Admissions | 15
Graduate Admissions Academic English WSU’s 11 colleges prepare students to become productive citizens, View program specific entry requirements at www.intostudy.com/wsu/programs The Academic English program at WSU prepares you for Key Program Facts strong civic leaders and highly skilled professionals. You can choose university study in the US. You will receive high-quality Program length is 16 weeks (12 weeks in Summer) from 106 master’s, doctoral and professional degrees and several English language instruction and the academic skills to High school diploma required paths to admission. Traditional Graduate Admission If you meet the academic and English language succeed at WSU. No English score is required since students will be assessed and placed upon arrival. requirements for your degree program, you can Graduate Pathway Program Minimum age 16 apply directly to Washington State University. What You Will Learn Our Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward your degree even 7 levels of instruction from true beginner to high advanced if you do not meet the graduate admission requirements. The program will help build the • Present spoken and written ideas accurately and effectively in English. 21-24 hours of instruction per week academic foundation and essential English language skills you need to successfully move on Entry Requirements • Write research papers with proper use of citations and references. to your master’s degree. You will receive the highest level of support with dedicated academic Bachelor’s degree, minimum 3.0 GPA and English • Read, understand and critically evaluate academic texts. advisors throughout your program. The length of the Pathway program that you qualify language requirements in one of the following tests. Additional material may also be required. • Understand and use vocabulary common to academic disciplines. for is determined by your English language scores. TOEFL iBT 80-100 (dependent on program) • Take useful and accurate notes in academic lectures and presentations. Progression Requirements IELTS 7.0-7.5 (dependent on program) Entry Requirements Undergraduate 2-Semester Pathway 3 letters of professional reference Estimated Academic English Level Based on Test Scores Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with 2.5-3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (dependent on program) and Completion of Academic English Level 4 with a minimum 80% in all GRE or GMAT scores for some degrees All students take a placement test during Orientation to determine their graded courses English language requirements in one of the following tests. Note: Entry requirements are subject to change and may vary by program. AE level. The table below shows what your estimated level of AE based Direct Undergraduate Admission Pathway 1-Semester 2-Semester off your standardized test scores. Completion of Academic English Level 5 with a minimum 80% in all TOEFL iBT 75 or 80 (dependent on program) 66 -75 (dependent on program) graded courses IELTS 6.0-7.0 (dependent on program) 6.0 or 6.5 (dependent on program) Start Dates For WSU Graduate Programs Academic English Graduate 2-Semester Pathway TOEFL iBT IELTS IELA Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Levels Completion of Academic English Level 5 with a minimum 83% in all IELA 176 (169 subscores in reading and writing) 169 (162 subscores in reading and writing) Aug 2019 Jan 2020 graded courses Level 1 6 1.0 120 Note: Entry requirements are subject to change and may vary by program. Graduate Admission *WSU accepts international applications at any time of year and operates on a rolling admission basis Level 2 16 2.0 130 Completion of Academic English Level 6 with a minimum 83% in all Start Dates for Graduate Pathway Programs graded courses, dependent on program Level 3 32 3.0 140 All Pathway programs can be started in the semester indicated below. 1-Semester Pathway program 2-Semester Pathway program English Language Program Level 4 50 5.0 154 Fall 2019 Spring 2020 If you do not meet the traditional graduate Level 5 60 5.5 162 Aug 12, 2019 - Jan 6, 2020 - admission or Graduate Pathway program entry Start Dates for Academic English Programs Dec 13, 2019 May 8, 2020 Level 6 66 6.0 169 requirements you can enter our Academic English Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020 Arts and Sciences: Applied Economics, Mathematics (Computational Finance); Political Science, Statistics program to improve your academic and language Level 7 80 6.5 176 Aug 12, 2019 Jan 6, 2020 May 4, 2020 Education: Language, Literacy, Technology; Special Education skills. Once you have achieved the required Engineering: Chemical Engineering; Civil Engineering; Computer Science; language level, you can progress to a Graduate Electrical Engineering; Environmental Engineering; Mechanical Engineering Pathway program or enter your degree program Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles: Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles directly. Learn more on page 17. Arts and Sciences: Fine Arts Design and Construction: Architecture; Interior Design Education: Educational Leadership; Educational Psychology Progression Requirements by Program Pathway GPA and Grades All graduate Pathway programs • 3.0 • Grade of “B” or better in all classes • No “W” or “I” grade in a class This is not a comprehensive list of all progression requirements. Progression requirements are subject to change and may vary by program. Find out more at www.intostudy.com/wsu/ academic-english/ 16 | INTO Washington State University 2019–2020 Academic English | 17
Scholarships Estimated Costs of Attendance All prices are estimated from 2018-19 and are subject to change. Please visit There are two semesters per academic year (Fall, Spring) each about www.intostudy.com/wsu/costs INTO WSU Scholarships 17 weeks. Students also may take classes during a 12-week Summer for exact pricing. Scholarship Award/Benefits Requirements Frequency term for an additional cost. Must be enrolled in a Pathway program. Regional Scholarship $2,000-$10,000 Requirements vary, please contact your INTO For Pathway year only representative. Undergraduate Programs (Per academic year) International Year One Undergraduate Direct WSU Merit-Based Scholarships for Direct Entry Undergraduate Students Scholarship Award/Benefits Requirements Frequency Tuition and Fees $29,130 $25,473 International Freshman Academic Award Living Expenses* $14,320 $11,854 IFAA Level 1 Up to $16,000 Directly admitted first-time freshmen with a 3.60+ GPA $4,000 per year or $2,000 per academic semester Books and Supplies $998 $998 (Fall or Spring) Insurance $2,005 $1,744 $2,000 per year or $1,000 per academic semester Other $2,191 $2,191 IFAA Level 2 Up to $8,000 Directly admitted first-time freshmen with a 3.30-3.59 GPA (Fall or Spring) Total Expenses $48,644 $43,640 International Transfer Academic Award $4,000 per year or $2,000 per academic semester ITAA Level 1 Up to $12,000 Directly admitted transfer students with a 3.60+ GPA (Fall or Spring) Graduate Programs (Per academic year) $2,000 per year or $1,000 per academic semester ITAA Level 2 Up to $6,000 Directly admitted transfer students with a 3.30-3.59 GPA (Fall or Spring) Graduate Pathway Graduate Direct Tuition and Fees $28,620 $26,201 Find out more about scholarships www.intostudy.com/wsu/scholarships Living Expenses* $14,940 $11,854 Books and Supplies $1,170 $1,179 Insurance $2,005 $1,744 Other $2,192 $2,192 Total Expenses $48,927 $44,251 Academic English Programs (Per semester) Academic English Tuition and Fees $7,040 Living Expenses* $7,160 Books and Supplies $580 Insurance $920 Other $2,191 For details about Terms and Conditions, Country Scales and English Waivers visit: Total Expenses $17,891 www.intostudy.com/wsu/terms *Living expenses are based on average estimates; cost may vary depending on the actual housing. 18 | INTO Washington State University 2019–2020 Estimated Costs of Attendance | 19
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