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Washington State University Graduate School

Why is Graduate School a good choice?

  • Research: At Washington State University, graduate students collaborate closely with world-renowned faculty on research projects that help solve the world’s most critical problems. You can have an impact on the world.
  • Earning Potential: Your chance for financial success grows exponentially with a graduate degree.
  • Job Security: Washington state has a shortage of people holding graduate degrees. Your chances of building a satisfying career are significantly improved.
  • Financial Assistance: The majority of WSU graduate students have teaching, research, or graduate internships. Many students graduate from WSU with little or no debt.


Why Attend Washington State University?


Financial Assistance

Don’t let financial worry stop you from applying to graduate school. There are many resources available for graduate students. Because of all the financial assistance available, many graduate students at WSU graduate with absolutely no debt.

Childcare and Healthcare

WSU is committed to providing a high-quality graduate education in a family-friendly environment. Discover some of the resources and benefits of attending graduate school in a quiet, safe community at any of our campuses.

Explore Your Options

Begin planning for graduate school early in your undergraduate career. Explore the specifics of courses that interest you, or check out all of WSU’s graduate degrees, professional degrees, and graduate certificates. Request information about any of our programs, and find out early what requirements you will need to fulfill.


How to Prepare for Graduate School

There are several things you can do as an undergraduate student to prepare for graduate school.

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Pet Friendly

Pet owners will enjoy the wide open spaces where your dog can run, and the dog-friendly restaurants in Pullman and on other campuses. Bring Fido!