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GUIDE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 2019-2020
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                 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

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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

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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.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Decor is for display purposes only.

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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

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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. This program is also available through
                                                                                            omplete these Graduate Pathway programs at WSU Pullman and progress to either WSU Pullman,
                                                                                             C
                                                                                             WSU Tri-Cities or WSU Vancouver depending on the program and campus you are admitted
                                                                                                                                                                                               Landscape, Nursery and Greenhouse Management
                                                                                                                                                                                               Molecular Plant Sciences
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                AS

                                                                                             to. Visit the INTO WSU website for more details including minimum entry and progression
          direct admission.                                                                  requirements, thesis or non-thesis options and campus location information.
                                                                                                                                                                                               Organic Agriculture Systems                                                                      AS
          AS     Agricultural Sciences          FA   Fine Arts                             	
                                                                                            This WSU degree program is available through undergraduate direct or graduate admission.           Prevention Science
          AR     Architecture                   GE   General
                                                                                         u Designated STEM degree by the US Department of Homeland Security.                                   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)

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Academic Programs (continued)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Pullman       Vancouver   Tri-Cities   Spokane        Everett
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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

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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/

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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
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                                                                                                                                                                                    Total Expenses                                          $17,891
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                                                                                                                                                                                  *Living expenses are based on average estimates; cost may vary depending on the actual housing.

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