Washington State University (WSU) is a multi-campus public research university. It is currently ranked by US News and World Report to be among the top 60 public research universities in the United States. Most of its students are concentrated at its main campus in Pullman, Washington, with the rest scattered between Spokane, Tri-cities, and Vancouver. Quite a number of the student body is also enrolled at WSU’s Online campus, which bring the same quality education as WSU’s traditional campuses.
Currently, online undergraduate degree programs available at WSU Online are in the fields of Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Human Development, Humanities, and Social Sciences. They also offer online undergraduate certificate programs in Molecular Biosciences, Early Childhood Development and Care, Gerontology Certificate, Organic Agriculture, and Professional Writing. Online graduate programs offered are Master’s degree programs in Professional Science and in Early Childhood Leadership and Administration, and certificate programs in Bioethics and Molecular Biosciences. There is also an online professional development certificate program in Fitness, Nutrition, and Wellness.
Basic admission requirements to undergraduate degree programs include submission of application form, payment of non-refundable $50 application fee, official high school transcripts (or equivalent), and SAT or ACT scores.
Tuition at WSU Online students that are residents of Washington are $430 per credit hour (undergraduate programs) and $443 per credit hour (graduate programs). For non-residents, tuition is $632 per credit hour (undergraduate programs) and $651 per credit hour (graduate programs). Discounted prices are given to students who are enrolled full-time. The same kind of financial aid available to on-campus students are extended to eligible online students.