Founded in 1890, Washington State University is Washington’s oldest and largest public university, offering business degrees from its inception before establishing the College of Business in 1940. The WSU CB prioritizes Global Outlook, Research, Professional Perspectives, and Innovation, and courses are taught by noted experts in their fields. The College of Business maintains programs at three campuses in Washington state as well as international programs in China, Greece, Italy, Switzerland, and Thailand.
The WSU online program has received top-10 and top-50 ratings from US News and World Report in a number of categories, and the College of Business boasts two decades of online experience. The College of Business offers students a nationally-ranked entrepreneurship program, encouraging students in independent entrepreneurial thinking, and students must complete a comprehensive business plan as part of graduation requirements.
Applicants for the MBA must have a 3.0 GPA and a score of 560 or over on the GMAT. Applications require:
• Application fee of $50
• Online application
• Official transcripts
• Letters of recommendation
• Statement of purpose
Tuition for the online program is $6,000 per year for residents, $9,000 for non-residents, not including books, fees, and other expenses. Financial aid is available through federal loans, and College of Business students benefit from the availability of substantial scholarship packages from donors, amounting to over $625,000 for CB students in recent academic years.
For students who are interested in the online MBA, the WSU College of Business offers live, interactive webinars, as well as videos, for further information.