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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.

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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

Corpse flower bloom

Titan VanCoug

A rare corpse flower housed at WSU Vancouver bloomed for its first time. The bloom began to open just before 8 p.m. Monday, July 15.

NW Crimson & Gray magazine

Creating Diverse Classrooms

As our culture grows more diverse, Gisela Ernst-Slavit is spearheading a grant.

NW Crimson & Gray magazine

A Guided Stroll Through the Past

See some of Vancouver's oldest historic sites with Now iTour, a self-guided, voice-activated virtual tour.

NW Crimson & Gray magazine

From Naval Ships to Spaceships

Clark College and WSU Vancouver gave Sarah Morgan exactly what she needed to succeed as a mechanical engineer supporting the International Space Station.