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Why should you choose WSU Everett?

We are excited that you’re interested in taking the next step in your educational journey with Washington State University Everett! There are many reasons to complete your bachelor’s degree; financial and personal. Higher education is the surest path to both opportunity and earning power.

A bachelor’s degree provides not only the hard skills necessary in the job market, but also critical thinking skills, a path to individual and personal growth and the chance to give back to your community.

Many students choose WSU Everett for that journey because we offer a small-campus atmosphere and access to the resources and faculty of a public research university.

When you choose WSU Everett, you can save about $10K annually by living at home and foregoing the cost of room and board. You’ll save more by completing your first two years of general education requirements at any community college. Get a high-quality, affordable education at the only four-year research university in North Puget Sound.


Small class sizes and a hands-on education

We bring WSU’s world-class academics to you in small class sizes and with hands-on opportunities. WSU currently offers seven high-demand bachelor’s degrees in Everett, Wash.

You can fulfill the general education requirements by taking your first two years of courses at any community college, and then finish your degree by enrolling at WSU Everett for your junior and senior years. You’ll learn from WSU professors in person and take online courses through WSU’s nationally ranked Global Campus. When you finish, you’ll have all the advantages a Washington State University degree confers—closer to home. Learn more in this student-produced video:

You can apply now to WSU Everett degree-completion programs in:

Fall 2018 Enrollment:

Minority Students:



2018 Graduates:

Washington Residents:

Average Age:
25.5 years


Graduation Rate:

Estimate your aid and plan ahead

No student should have their dreams denied because of their background or financial circumstances.

In addition to scholarships and support offered by WSU — such as WSU’s Cougar Commitment and general WSU and Alumni Association scholarships — there are a number of statewide programs that help you pursue an education beyond high school and community college. Visit to learn more about the many ways to make education affordable.

If you’re going to use federal loans, you should fill out the the FAFSA (free application for student aid) at In order to keep receiving aid, you will need to do this every year. You can estimate how much aid you’re eligible for with the handy estimator at this link and estimate how much it will cost to attend WSU Everett.

Please note that these tools provide approximate expenses and amounts of financial aid that a student may qualify for at WSU. They do not guarantee aid or commit WSU, the U.S. Department of Education, or the State of Washington to the results provided. To be considered for financial aid, you will need to apply and meet deadlines. Estimates do not include scholarships. To assess what college might cost you personally, see the WSU financial aid estimator. The net price calculator can be used to determine the estimated cost of attendance minus median grant/scholarship aid—that a full-time, first degree, undergraduate student will pay to attend WSU.

Accessing the online application

If you’re ready to apply, follow this link to and scroll to select your student type for more information about requirements, deadlines, and to access the online application. For assistance, contact the Admissions Office at 425-405-1600 or

  • Transfer Student Application 
    You’re considered a transfer student if you attended an accredited college or university after your high school graduation, but not including the summer immediately following graduation.
  • Returning Student Application
    You’re considered a returning student if you previously attended at least one full semester at any WSU campus and have been away from WSU for two or more semesters regardless of previous campus location.
  • Freshman Application
    At this time, only running start students who are nearing the end of their transferable associates degree are eligible to apply for WSU Everett programs.

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