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* In light of COVID-19, all appointments with admissions counselors have moved online.
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Important Messages for Future Cougs

Special Message to Applicants for the fall (August) 2021 and Spring (January 2022) semesters

Washington State University Tri-Cities will not require SAT or ACT scores for applicants seeking to enter the summer or fall semester (August) 2021 or spring semester (January) 2022. This applies to all campuses in the WSU system. Accordingly, in order to treat applicants equitably in the admission process, SAT/ACT scores will not be used as a factor in admission decisions for the entering classes of fall semester 2021 or spring semester 2022. We look forward to your application to join the Coug family and are pleased to waive this requirement in order to facilitate your pursuit of higher education.

Please note: The above also applies to students applying to enter in either the 2021 Spring (January) semester or Summer term 2021.

Financial Aid Workshops

Financial Aid Workshop: How to Pay for College

Join WSU Tri-Cities Student Financial Services to learn how to apply for grants, scholarships, and other funds to pay for your education.

Staff will host virtual workshops at 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and virtual drop-in hours from 12:30 to 4 p.m. every Wednesday through Nov. 18th.

Details are available at You can also connect with us at

FAFSA and WASFA application are open now and the priority deadline for state and institutional aid is January 31. (WSU School Code 003800)

If you require special materials, services or assistance, please contact Gretchen Hormel, Access Services Coordinator at to discuss your request.



October 14th 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m
October 21st 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m
October 28th 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m
November 4th 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m
November 18th 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m

Your story begins at WSU Tri-Cities…

Experience hands-on, project-based learning in a personalized, small school setting, with the academic resources of one of the nation’s leading public research universities—Washington State University.

Meet Megan

Megan Brauner, a senior in biology, transferred to WSU Tri-Cities and found a place where she could conduct funded research, connect with faculty, and make close friends.