About WSU Vancouver

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

One of four campuses making up the Washington State University system, WSU Vancouver is 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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