About WSU Vancouver

Panorama of campus with Mt. St. Helens in the distance

Celebrate 25One of four campuses making up the Washington State University system, WSU Vancouver is celebrating 25 years of progress in providing access to baccalaureate-level education for Southwest Washington. As the only four-year research university in this part of the state, the university offers big-school resources in a small-school environment and fuels the region's economic growth.


Chancellor Emile "Mel" Netzhammer

By the numbers

2014/2015 facts and figures

  • Enrollment: 3,264 students
  • Female: 54.2%
  • Male: 45.8%
  • Students of color represent 20.8% of total enrollment
  • Veterans represent 5.6% of total enrollment
  • More than 160 doctorate faculty
  • 14:1 student:faculty ratio
  • More than 11,000 WSU Vancouver alumni, 75% of whom remain in the area
  • More than 18,000 area WSU alumni
  • More than 186,000 alumni worldwide

Location and facilities

Degrees, majors and programs

Visit our degrees, majors and programs page for a complete list of academic opportunities.

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