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ApplyNowHeaderFreshman Students – Admission Requirements

You’re considered a freshman for admission purposes if:

  • You’re applying to WSU Everett for the academic year immediately after graduating from high school. Note if you participated in any Running Start program while in high school you are considered a freshman for admission purposes.
  • You haven’t attended college since high school graduation.
  1. To be eligible for admission you must meet the College Academic Distribution Requirements, or CADRs, established by the Washington Student Achievement Council.
  2. For priority consideration, submit your WSU Everett application by Jan. 31 for fall semester and Nov. 15 for spring. Later applications are accepted if space is available. If you decide to attend at a different time, you’ll have to re-apply.

Before you Apply

WSU Everett offers degree completion programs for transfer students entering at a junior level standing with WSU. Prospective students should complete or be near completion of a transferable associate degree prior to enrolling at WSU Everett. Prospective students have the option of completing as many of the university’s general education (UCORE) requirements as possible. We highly recommend you contact an Academic Coordinator/Advisor for the program you are interested in prior to applying. For further information, view our requirements.

Freshman Admissions Requirement Checklist

1. Contact or meet with the Academic Coordinator from your desired program. This will ensure you are a viable candidate for the program you in to apply to.

2. Submit the freshman admission application  and pay the $50 application fee.

3. Have your official high school transcripts, along with any official college transcripts including Running Start, sent to:

Washington State University Everett
Office of Admissions
915 N. Broadway
Everett, WA 98201

4. Have the testing agency send your SAT or ACT scores (use the main WSU campus code: 4705 for SAT; 4482 for ACT). Learn more about SAT and ACT scores(link is external).

International students: There are additional requirements if you have attended school outside of the United States.

Did you take college credit programs? (Includes Advanced Placement, College-Level Examination Program, Running Start, International Baccalaureate or Cambridge credit.) Learn more about credits earned through college credit programs.

Please note: This is a guide to the admission process, not a statement of policy. See the WSU General Catalog (link is external) for official requirements and regulations.