Washington State University

Washington State University (WSU) is a public research university located in the rural town of Pullman, Washington, USA. Through the INTO Washington State University Pathway Center, WSU offers a variety of pathway courses to its prospective students.

  • Average Tuition USD 11,700
  • International Students 100%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 26,160
  • Intakes January May August
  • Transfer Yes
  • Campus Setting Town

School Description

The Washington State University INTO (INTO WSU) program offers 3 pathway options to students interested in getting admission into the university. The INTO WSU programs are designed mainly for international students. They are the International Year One, Graduate Pathway, and Academic English, and they cover areas of study like computer science, agriculture, education, architecture, and arts. The pathway programs prepare the student by ensuring they meet the academic and/or English Language entry requirements necessary to enter into the bachelor’s degree or master’s program of their choice.

WSU has created Living-Learning communities which place bachelor's pathway students alongside other students who share common academic interests. In addition to free tutor-assisted study halls, accommodation located near classrooms, recreation facilities and dining halls, pathway students have access to all the facilities, services, and support available on the campus.

  • 01WSU is ranked among the Top 100 Public School in the U.S by U.S. News & World Report 2018.

Pathway Programs

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    Academic English

    USD 6,900 Tuition Fee

    This Academic English program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature. The estimated fees mentioned here is for 1 semester. Students can choose between 1 - 3 semesters depending on their proficiency in English. The successful completion of the programs leads to a pathway or degree program at Washington State University.

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    Agriculture Sciences

    USD 16,500 Tuition Fee

    This International Year One program offers courses that focus on subject-specific modules, study skills, and English language. The successful completion of the program leads to a variety of bachelor degrees including Agricultural and Food Business Management, Agricultural and Food Systems, Agricultural Biotechnology, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Technology and Production Management, Agriculture and Food Security, Animal Sciences, Data Analytics, Field Crop Management, Food Science, Fruit and Vegetable Management, Integrated Plant Sciences, Landscape, Nursery and Greenhouse Management, Organic Agriculture Systems, Turfgrass Management or Winemaking (Viticulture and Enology) at Washington State University.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum GPA of 2.3; and an IELTS score of 5.0 or a TOEFL score of 50 or equivalent. The estimated fee and minimum requirements mentioned here is for the 1 - semester program. Students can enroll in a 2 or 3 - semester program depending on their English proficiency. 

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles

    USD 16,200 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program offers courses that focus on subject-specific modules, study skills, and English language. The successful completion of the program leads to a Master of Arts in Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles at Washington State University.

    The estimated fee and minimum requirements mentioned here is for the 1 - semester program. Students can enroll in a 2-semester program depending on their English proficiency. 

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    Applied Economics

    USD 16,200 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program offers courses that focus on subject-specific modules, study skills, and English language. The successful completion of the program leads to a Master of Science in Applied Economics at Washington State University.

    The estimated fee and minimum requirements mentioned here is for the 1 - semester program. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree in economics or equivalent; and an IELTS score of 6.0 or a TOEFL score of 66 or equivalent. Students can also enroll in the 2-semester program depending on their English proficiency.

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    Architecture (Graduate Pathway)

    USD 16,630 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program offers courses that focus on subject-specific modules, study skills, and English language. The successful completion of the program leads to a Master of Architecture at Washington State University.

    The estimated fee and minimum requirements mentioned here is for the 1 - semester program. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree in architecture, architectural studies or related field with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Students can also enroll in the 2-semester program depending on their English proficiency.

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    Architecture (International Year One)

    USD 16,500 Tuition Fee

    This International Year One program offers courses that focus on subject-specific modules, study skills, and English language. The successful completion of the program leads to a variety of bachelor degrees including Architectural Studies, Art, Fine Arts, Interior Design or Landscape Architecture at Washington State University.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum GPA of 2.3; and an IELTS score of 5.0 or a TOEFL score of 50 or equivalent. The estimated fee and minimum requirements mentioned here is for the 1 - semester program. Students can enroll in a 2-semester program depending on their English proficiency. 

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    Business

    USD 16,500 Tuition Fee

    This International Year One program offers courses that focus on subject-specific modules, study skills, and English language. The successful completion of the program leads to a variety of bachelor degrees including Accounting, Data Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Fine Arts, Hospitality Management, International Business, Management and Operations, Marketing or Wine Business Management at Washington State University.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum GPA of 2.3; and an IELTS score of 5.5 or a TOEFL score of 60 or equivalent. The estimated fee and minimum requirements mentioned here is for the 1 - semester program. Students can enroll in a 2-semester program depending on their English proficiency. 

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    Computer Science

    USD 16,500 Tuition Fee

    This International Year One program offers courses that focus on subject-specific modules, study skills, and English language. The successful completion of the program leads to a variety of bachelor degrees including Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Software Engineering at Washington State University.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum GPA of 2.3; and an IELTS score of 5.0 or a TOEFL score of 50 or equivalent. The estimated fee and minimum requirements mentioned here is for the 1 - semester program. Students can enroll in a 2-semester program depending on their English proficiency. 

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    Computer Science (Graduate Pathway)

    USD 16,200 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program offers courses that focus on subject-specific modules, study skills, and English language. The successful completion of the program leads to a Master of Science in Computer Science at Washington State University.

    The estimated fee and minimum requirements mentioned here is for the 1 - semester program. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, mathematics or related field with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. And, a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or TOEFL score of 66 or equivalent. Students can also enroll in the 2-semester program depending on their English proficiency.

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    Educational Leadership

    USD 16,630 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program offers courses that focus on subject-specific modules, study skills, and English language. The successful completion of the program leads to a Master of Education in Educational Leadership at Washington State University.

    The estimated fee and minimum requirements mentioned here is for the 1 - semester program. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree with a 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. And, a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or TOEFL score of 66 or equivalent. Students can also enroll in the 2-semester program depending on their English proficiency.

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    Educational Psychology

    USD 16,630 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program offers courses that focus on subject-specific modules, study skills, and English language. The successful completion of the program leads to a Master of Education in Educational Psychology at Washington State University.

    The estimated fee and minimum requirements mentioned here is for the 1 - semester program. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Students can also enroll in the 2-semester program depending on their English proficiency.

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    Electrical Engineering

    USD 16,200 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program offers courses that focus on subject-specific modules, study skills, and English language. The successful completion of the program leads to a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering at Washington State University.

    The estimated fee and minimum requirements mentioned here is for the 1 - semester program. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's engineering degree in computer engineering, electrical engineering, electronic engineering, computer science or related field with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. And, a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or a TOEFL score of 66 or equivalent. Students can also enroll in the 2-semester program depending on their English proficiency.

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    Engineering

    USD 16,500 Tuition Fee

    This International Year One program offers courses that focus on subject-specific modules, study skills, and English language. The successful completion of the program leads to a variety of bachelor degrees including Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science Engineering or Mechanical Engineering at Washington State University.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum GPA of 2.3; and an IELTS score of 5.5 or a TOEFL score of 60 or equivalent. The estimated fee and minimum requirements mentioned here is for the 1 - semester program. Students can enroll in a 2-semester program depending on their English proficiency. 

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    Fine Arts

    USD 16,500 Tuition Fee

    This International Year One program offers courses that focus on subject-specific modules, study skills, and English language. The successful completion of the program leads to bachelor degrees in Art History or Fine Arts at Washington State University.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum GPA of 2.3; and an IELTS score of 5.5 or a TOEFL score of 60 or equivalent. The estimated fee and minimum requirements mentioned here is for the 1 - semester program. Students can enroll in a 2-semester program depending on their English proficiency. 

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    General

    USD 16,500 Tuition Fee

    This International Year One program offers courses that focus on subject-specific modules, study skills, and English language. The successful completion of the program leads to a variety of bachelor degrees including Anthropology, Asian Studies, Chinese, Comparative Ethnic Studies, Criminal Justice and Criminology, Data Analytics Elementary Education, English, French, Global Politics, History, Human Development, Humanities (General Studies), Music, Music Composition, Music Education, Music Performance, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Social Sciences, Sociology, Spanish or Women’s Studies at Washington State University.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum GPA of 2.3; and an IELTS score of 5.0 or a TOEFL score of 50 or equivalent. The estimated fee and minimum requirements mentioned here is for the 1 - semester program. Students can enroll in a 2-semester program depending on their English proficiency. 

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    Interior Design

    USD 16,630 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program offers courses that focus on subject-specific modules, study skills, and English language. The successful completion of the program leads to a Master of Arts in Interior Design at Washington State University.

    The estimated fee and minimum requirements mentioned here is for the 1 - semester program. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree with a 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Students can also enroll in the 2-semester program depending on their English proficiency.

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    Journalism/Communication

    USD 16,500 Tuition Fee

    This International Year One program offers courses that focus on subject-specific modules, study skills, and English language. The successful completion of the program leads to a variety of bachelor degrees including Communication and Society, English, Journalism and Media Production, Marketing or Strategic Communication at Washington State University.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum GPA of 2.3; and an IELTS score of 5.5 or a TOEFL score of 60 or equivalent. The estimated fee and minimum requirements mentioned here is for the 1 - semester program. Students can enroll in a 2-semester program depending on their English proficiency. 

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    Language, Literacy, Technology

    USD 16,200 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program offers courses that focus on subject-specific modules, study skills, and English language. The successful completion of the program leads to a Master of Education in Language, Literacy, Technology at Washington State University.

    The estimated fee and minimum requirements mentioned here is for the 1 - semester program. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree with a 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Students can also enroll in the 2-semester program depending on their English proficiency.

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    Mathematics

    USD 16,500 Tuition Fee

    This International Year One program offers courses that focus on subject-specific modules, study skills, and English language. The successful completion of the program leads to bachelor degrees in Data Analytics or Mathematics at Washington State University.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum GPA of 2.3; and an IELTS score of 5.5 or a TOEFL score of 60 or equivalent. The estimated fee and minimum requirements mentioned here is for the 1 - semester program. Students can enroll in a 2-semester program depending on their English proficiency. 

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    Mathematics (Computational Finance)

    USD 16,200 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program offers courses that focus on subject-specific modules, study skills, and English language. The successful completion of the program leads to a Master of Science in Mathematics (Computational Finance) at Washington State University.

    The estimated fee and minimum requirements mentioned here is for the 1 - semester program. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree; a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or a TOEFL score of 66 or equivalent. Students can also enroll in the 2-semester program depending on their English proficiency.

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    Mechanical Engineering

    USD 16,200 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program offers courses that focus on subject-specific modules, study skills, and English language. The successful completion of the program leads to a Master of Mechanical Engineering at Washington State University.

    The estimated fee and minimum requirements mentioned here is for the 1 - semester program. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree with a 2.5 GPA; a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or a TOEFL score of 66 or equivalent. Students can also enroll in the 2-semester program depending on their English proficiency.

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    Political Science

    USD 16,200 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program offers courses that focus on subject-specific modules, study skills, and English language. The successful completion of the program leads to a Master of Political Science at Washington State University.

    The estimated fee and minimum requirements mentioned here is for the 1 - semester program. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree with a 2.5 GPA; a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or a TOEFL score of 66 or equivalent. Students can also enroll in the 2-semester program depending on their English proficiency.

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    Science

    USD 16,500 Tuition Fee

    This International Year One program offers courses that focus on subject-specific modules, study skills, and English language. The successful completion of the program leads to a variety of bachelor degrees including Animal Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental and Ecosystems Science, Food Science, Forestry, General Studies (Biological, Mathematical or Physical Sciences), Genetics and Cell Biology, Geology, Materials Science and Engineering, Mathematics, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Organic Agriculture Systems, Physics, Physics and Astronomy, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Sciences or Zoology at Washington State University.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum GPA of 2.3; and an IELTS score of 5.5 or a TOEFL score of 60 or equivalent. The estimated fee and minimum requirements mentioned here is for the 1 - semester program. Students can enroll in a 2-semester program depending on their English proficiency. 

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    Special Education

    USD 16,200 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program offers courses that focus on subject-specific modules, study skills, and English language. The successful completion of the program leads to a Master of Education in Special Education at Washington State University.

    The estimated fee and minimum requirements mentioned here is for the 1 - semester program. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree with a 2.5 GPA; a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 70 or equivalent. Students can also enroll in the 2-semester program depending on their English proficiency.

  • Pullman, WA, USA

    Statistics

    USD 16,200 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program offers courses that focus on subject-specific modules, study skills, and English language. The successful completion of the program leads to a Master of Science in Statistics at Washington State University.

    The estimated fee and minimum requirements mentioned here is for the 1 - semester program. In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or a TOEFL score of 66 or equivalent. Students can also enroll in the 2-semester program depending on their English proficiency.

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Rankings

  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 27
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 350
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 232
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 391
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 300
  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 140

Admission Requirements

  • GPA Required
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 60
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.50

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    Pathway students progressing into WSU's bachelors or master's degree programs are offered scholarships. Students are not required to apply separately for scholarship as they are automatically considered as soon as their application into the university is accepted. 

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