Feel at home

Many students choose WSU Vancouver because they feel at home in a small-school atmosphere, yet want the resources of a public research university.

Student life

Study hard

Washington State University Vancouver is the only four-year research university in Southwest Washington. Here you will get personalized education that brings out the best in you and inspires you to achieve your highest goals.


Save up to $10k

If you live nearby, you can forego the costs of moving, and room and board by staying local. By not paying for student housing, you can save about $10,000 a year. Out of state students can also save thanks to WUE.



gorgeous rolling acres


events every year


first generation students

NW Crimson & Gray magazine

40 Years In The Blast

Forty years after Mount St. Helens erupted on May 18, 1980, signs of rebirth abound—but not everywhere.

NW Crimson & Gray magazine

Three's Company

One Longview family will take home three degrees from commencement this spring.

NW Crimson & Gray magazine

Yes, You Can Afford College

Just ask Kim McDougall. She explains how it can be affordable, and, if necessary, helps her audience through the process.