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Washington State University Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 3,010 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 47 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

51% Women
49% Men


NCAA Division I-A

Pacific-12 Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $421,559)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $124,646)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 100 96 - -
Baseball 37 - - Yes
Basketball 16 15 - Yes
Football 105 - - -
Golf 11 9 - -
Rowing - 49 - -
Soccer - 17 - Yes
Swimming - 18 - -
Tennis - 9 - Yes
Track and Field, Indoor 56 48 - -
Track and Field, Outdoor 56 48 - -
Track and Field, X-Country 8 12 - -
Volleyball - 14 - Yes
Water Sports 0 49 - -
Badminton - - - Yes
Bowling - - - Yes
Flag Football - - - Yes
Indoor Fitness/Recreation - - - Yes
Softball - - - Yes
Squash - - - Yes


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 6.0%
Black/non-Hispanic 2.1%
Hispanic 5.9%
Non-resident alien 5.9%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 7.9%
Two or more races 1.2%
White/non-Hispanic 69.8%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Student Film Society
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Model United Nations
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 1
Drug Law Violation 128
Liquor Law Violation 187
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 6
Property Crime 30
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Megan from Sparks, NV
  • 5
  • since the town is so small, dorm life is dominant here. and absolutely love it! you get to meet all sorts of people, and you are within walking distance…

  • Jan-23-2012 Read More
  • Lorus from Los Angeles, CA
  • 3
  • i guess it depends on which dorm you pick! there are alot of new dorms that are being built and a couple being refurbished, those are the ones to go…

  • Mar-02-2012 Read More
  • Jessica from Naches, WA
  • 3
  • i lived in rogers dorm before moving into my apartment. rogers was more quiet dorm, but still had tons of activities to participate in by the ra's.…

  • Feb-08-2012 Read More
  • Kelli from Pullman, WA
  • 4
  • There is a great variety of choices in dorms throughout campus. They range from old to brand new and each has their own charm and amenities to make them…

  • Aug-15-2013 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Paige from Middleton, ID
  • Sep-07-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Had lunch when I visited, and there were lots of options all around campus.

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  • 4
  • Anonymous
  • Jul-08-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    They have regular food chains that are known nation wide and also original only Pullman places that are delicious!

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  • 3
  • Stephanie from Pullman, WA
  • Jun-26-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is dining food, you can't expect 5star dining. It is good on most occasions but you may get tired of it by the end of the semester.

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  • 3
  • Roslyn from Clarkston, WA
  • Jun-07-2014 I am a current student here

    Since i lived in stephenson this past year, most of my meals were consumed at the excellent (or not so) Southside dining hall. It was alright and i always found something to eat but sometimes that happened to be a turkey sandwich three nights in a row. Near the end of the semester the food ran low and variety was nonexistent.

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  • 5
  • Luijy from Tacoma, WA
  • Jun-05-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I've had the best chicken strips at WSU while they do a great job at creating various options I like to feel at home and WSU understands that by creating food you would eat any day every day

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  • 3
  • Joseph from Colville, WA
  • Jun-05-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The food and dining could use some more tender love and care. The food is digestible, but my taste buds ask for more natural and exquisite dishes.

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  • 4
  • Megan from Sandpoint, ID
  • Apr-27-2014 I am a current student here

    Healthy food is definitely available, but they lure you in to buy unhealthy stuff too! The food is good most of the time, but it can be difficult if what you are craving or what you enjoy is not served that day.

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  • 4
  • Demi from Franklin, MA
  • Apr-24-2014 I am a current student here

    Depending on what region of the campus you live (Northside, Hillside, or Southside) AND what day of the week it is, the food in the dining halls can be either slightly below average or fantastic. As a freshman or transfer or a student living on campus, RDA (residential dining account) is awesome in that everything is cheaper and it is easier to get food!

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  • 4
  • Samantha from Redmond, WA
  • Apr-21-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is delicious and all cooked right in front of you so you know it is fresh! Some of the meals can be pretty pricey so you should totally get RDA, you get a huge discount by using it!

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  • 4
  • Jessica from Bonney Lake, WA
  • Apr-16-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is not as good as home cooking of course, but for dining halls, the food is very good and the options are great!

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Stephanie from Pullman, WA
  • Jun-26-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life is incredible. With tons of sororities and fraternities to pick from there is a place from you. Everyone is extremely friendly with each other which makes Homecoming in the fall and Greek Week in the spring a total blast. It is perfect for bringing the social butterfly out in any introvert(like it did for me) and is the best networking opportunity out there.

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  • 0
  • Luijy from Tacoma, WA
  • Jun-05-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Greek life at WSU is fun they host nice parties and you never feel under them if you decide to stay out of Greek life,

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  • 0
  • Megan from Sandpoint, ID
  • Apr-27-2014 I am a current student here

    This is the best thing that could ever happen to someone at a university. You can build relationships with so many people you may never have met in your entire time at college if you did not join. I have built so many of these relationships, and through the ups and downs, I would not trade my sisters or any other friendships from other Greek community members for anything in the world. I know they will always be there for me, and Greek Life is REALLY a lifelong treasure.

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  • 0
  • Samantha from Redmond, WA
  • Apr-21-2014 I am a current student here

    Not a part of it, but it is very vibrant and a lot of fun! Have been to parties on greek row and I've had so much fun at all of their events! Also the houses are gorgeous!

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  • 0
  • Rayen from Olympia, WA
  • Mar-13-2014 I am a current student here

    Is awesome! So many opportunities to meet people and always have things to do! Its a lot of work because you have to keep your grades up to be in one but its worth it!

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  • 0
  • Piya from Milton, WA
  • Feb-04-2014 I am a current student here

    I never experienced Greek life but I have friends who did and they enjoyed the bonding a lot. The Greek life became their close knit family and they were always really involved in various volunteer activities while also maintaining their academics at honorable GPA levels. The enthusiasm in the culture is always lively, positive and fun, with fun Greek exchanges, date nights, and recognitions.

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  • 0
  • Hannah from Pullman WA
  • Jan-08-2014 I am a current student here

    I do not participate because I am tired of drunk people from Greek row vandalizing my car and smashing bottles on my house.

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  • 0
  • Shelby from Pullman, WA
  • Dec-11-2013 I am a current student here

    I'd recommend Greek life to anyone. I fell in love with my sorority the moment I met all my new sisters on bid day. The Greek system at WSU is very tight knit and you make so many connections that you may have not made otherwise. It allows you to grow and put yourself and your personality into something so much bigger. Not only do you make best friends, you make relationships that can last you a lifetime...from bridesmaids to future employers or employees. As I've said, even if you don't think the Greek system is for you, at least give yourself the chance to go through recruitment. You may open up your eyes to a whole new world that you fall in love. The Greek community at WSU throws so many different philanthropies. Not only are they always fun, you get to meet so many different types of Greeks and students, while giving back to the community and different charities/organizations.

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