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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 forgo 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

Resilience and unity

Virtual Gallery of Affirmations

The virtual gallery amplifies voices of the campus community and magnifies WSU Vancouver’s intentional commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.

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.