Washington State University

Men's MCLA Contact: Nick Browneller
10 / 10
26,098 Undergrads / 31,478 Students
4 / 10
$17,297 Net Price
2 / 10
77% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Town: Distant

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
15 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
35% / 59%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The Cougers have their road trips in the Northwestern Pacific region against teams like University of Southern California, University of Oregon, Brigham Young University, Boise State University, and University of Montana. They also have taken trips up to Canada to play Simon Fraser University in British Columbia.

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Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Spokane Washington Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Richland/Kennewick/Pasco Washington Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Yakima Washington Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • Boise Idaho Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Bellingham Washington Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Orange County California Area
Where Grads Work
  • Boeing
  • Microsoft
  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Amazon
  • Nordstrom
  • Starbucks
  • University of Washington
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Intel Corporation
  • AT&T
  • Providence Health & Services
  • T-Mobile
  • Advertising Club at WSU
  • State of Washington
  • US Army
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Engineering
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Healthcare Services
  • Information Technology
  • Research
  • Media and Communication
  • Program and Project Management
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Support
  • Consulting
  • Administrative
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
460 - 580
510 - 600
1020 - 1230
19 - 25
18 - 26
20 - 26

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 440 - 550 for SAT; 6 - 8 for ACT

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SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 22,773 9,411 13,362
% Admitted 77% 76% 78%
% Admits That Enroll 29% 32% 28%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.4
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (21%)
    Engineering (11%)
    Social Sciences (10%)
    Health Professions (8%)
    Communication & Journalism (7%)
    Psychology (7%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (6%)
    Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (4%)
    Agriculture (3%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (3%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (3%)
    Education (3%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (3%)
    Physical Sciences (2%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (2%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (1%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (1%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    History (1%)
    English Language & Literature (1%)
    Architecture (1%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation
    Foreign Languages
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Engineering Technology
    Public Admin. & Social Services
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$11,584 $25,673
    Books & Supplies$960 $960
    Cost of Living$11,398 $11,398
    Personal Expenses$3,542 $3,542
    Sticker Price$27,484 $41,531

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    90% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship82%$9,112
    Federal Grants31%$4,626
    Pell Grants30%$4,587
    Other Federal25%$290
    State & Local Grants24%$9,406
    Institutional Grants72%$5,333
    Student Loans44%$6,724
    Federal Loans42%$5,229
    Other Loans5%$14,380

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $1.02 Billion $32,540

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $20,349.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $14,772 $216

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 3.9%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 10,776 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $50,600

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.74 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 35% of students graduate on time.

    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 10 10
    Fondling 5 3
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 1 -
    Aggravated Assault 2 -
    Burglary 28 20
    Motor Vehicle Theft 3 -
    Arson 1 1

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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