About WSU Vancouver

Buildings, benches and fountain
As a campus of the Washington State University system, WSU Vancouver offers big-school resources in a small-school environment. We provide access to baccalaureate-level and graduate education to benefit the people, communities and economy it serves. The only four-year research university in Southwest Washington, WSU Vancouver helps drive the region’s economic growth through relationships with local businesses and industries, schools and nonprofit organizations.

Leadership: Chancellor Emile "Mel" Netzhammer

By the numbers

2015/2016 facts and figures

  • Enrollment: 3,305 students
  • Female: 54%
  • Male: 46%
  • Students of color represent 23% of total enrollment
  • Veterans represent 6% of total enrollment
  • More than 190 doctorate faculty
  • 14:1 student:faculty ratio
  • 12,713 WSU Vancouver alumni, 92% of whom remain in the area
  • 22,609 WSU alumni
  • 201,663 WSU alumni worldwide

Trail leading to bridge

Location and facilities

Photos: Take a look around campus.

Mt. St. Helens overlooking campus

Degrees, majors and programs

Visit our degrees, majors and programs page for a complete list of academic opportunities.


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Want to print this? 2015/2016 facts and figures sheet (PDF)