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In light of COVID-19, WSU Tri-Cities resources and programs have moved online. Most resources and programs are still available virtually. Students should email their professors to schedule a phone or virtual meeting.

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WSU Tri-Cities School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

WSU Tri-Cities prepares graduates for traditional and emerging careers in engineering, applied sciences and computer science. You will build upon your talents and interests, expand your preparation through hands-on learning in internships and class projects, and realize the impact of engineering and computer science in the advancement of societies.

You will engage in an educational experience that is based in theoretical, experimental, and ethical knowledge and enhanced by research, international studies, and interdisciplinary activities.

All Engineering programs at WSU Tri-Cities are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, whereas Computer Science programs are accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,


Whether you’re working toward a bachelor’s degree or focusing on an advanced degree, you’ll find dynamic and engaging classroom and research experiences with faculty who are invested in your success.


We’re excited to announce that the online application for the 2021 Hertz Fellowship is now open through October 23rd.

The Hertz Fellowship provides financial and lifelong professional support for the nation’s most promising graduate students in science and technology.
We’re looking for visionary leaders who want to apply their research toward solving the world’s toughest challenges – from improving human health to protecting the health of the planet.

Hertz Fellows receive up to five years of graduate funding and join an influential community of more than 1200 peers, creating lifelong connections that will accelerate one’s career.

Benefits of the Hertz Fellowship

  • Full tuition equivalent for five years
  • $34,000/year stipend – higher if combined with another fellowship
  • Powerful community of 1,200+ peers
  • Special events, workshops, and networking opportunities

Whether you know someone who might be a great candidate or you plan on applying, we hope you’ll explore these resources and share them with your friends and colleagues. You can always email us with any questions at


Energy Northwest in Richland, WA is seeking an Engineer-New Graduate

Energy Northwest’s New Graduate Engineer program is designed to hire engineering students earning their bachelor’s degree into full-time regular positions upon graduation. We seek graduating students who have earned engineering degrees in various areas including mechanical, electrical, computer science and civil disciplines.

The intent is to allow the New Graduate Engineer to gain exposure to different groups within the Engineering department including Systems, Design, Plant Support, Reactor Fuels and Technical Services. The new Engineer will earn qualifications within their first year, which qualifies them for promotions after their first year of employment.

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The faculty in the School of Engineering & Applied Sciences distinguish themselves for their interdisciplinary applied-science research projects.


Education Abroad

As Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture students, you can also participate in education-abroad programs in several continents, including Europe and Oceania, in world-class overseas universities that teach in English.  With a WSU degree in Architecture, Computer Science, or Engineering, you may be hired by multinational corporations, e.g. BMW, Boeing, and Microsoft, to name but a few, which operate globally. All value international experiences and many successfully operate in the State of Washington.

You will thus benefit from international experiences, which will also enrich you professionally as well as personally. Learn more details about our education-abroad programs just for you!

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