WSU Vancouver campus

High-quality education in a changing environment.

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Embrace challenge

Experience the academic rigor only a university can offer while feeling supported by faculty who want you to succeed. WSU Vancouver has more than 200 Ph.D. faculty, many of whom are nationally recognized experts.

Study hard

WSU 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.


Stay close and save

If you can continue living at home while you attend WSU Vancouver, you can save about $10,000 a year you would otherwise spend on housing and dining at a distant university. Out-of-state students can save on tuition with the PDX Tuition Advantage, the Border Bill or the Western Undergraduate Exchange.



gorgeous rolling acres


events every year


first generation students

Photo of David Kim helping a student

NW Crimson & Gray magazine

Practical Problem-Solving

Mechanical engineering Professor Dave Kim conducts research, mentors students and collaborates with industry, all for the benefit of a safer, stronger manufactured environment.

photo of Rikeem Sholes rock climbing

NW Crimson & Gray magazine

How to Get Things Done

Rikeem Sholes is a fish biologist, an outdoorsman and a doctoral student—and the first from WSU Vancouver to receive the prestigious Tillman Scholarship.

render of the new sciences building at WSU Vancouver

NW Crimson & Gray magazine

Sciences Building Rises

WSU was awarded $52.6 million in the state of Washington’s 2021 – 23 capital budget for construction of the Sciences Building, an instructional and research facility that will provide cutting-edge learning opportunities for students in STEM disciplines.

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.