Quick Facts

Quick Facts

Downloadable document: 2019 Enrollment Fact Sheet

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Maria Fernanda Vargas (right) talks with students and staff about international programming during a Preview Day for prospective students at WSU Tri-Cities
Students studying at WSU Tri-Cities

Student Demographics

Fall total enrollment: 1,716
Average age of student: 26
Percentage of student population is 60.3% female.
Average new transfer GPA: 3.05
Average new freshman GPA: 3.40
Percentage of first generation students is 42.5%
Percentage of minority students is 43.9%
1.9% of the student population is international students from more than 20 countries.
94% in-state Washington residents


Chancellor Sandra Haynes
20 bachelor's degrees
33 graduate degrees
Academic colleges on campus:Arts & Sciences, VCEA, Nursing, Education, Business, CAHNRS
1:15 faculty to student ratio

Top 6 Majors at
WSU Tri-Cities

Nursing  | Mechanical Engineering |  Psychology
Education | BiologyComputer Science

Campus Facts

  • Centrally-located between the Pacific Northwest’s largest cities: Seattle, Portland, Spokane and Boise
  • Variety of outdoor activities including hiking trails, river recreation and more
  • Students have the option of renting paddle boards, kayaks, tents and other outdoors equipment through the campus Outdoor Recreation program.
  • Full fitness center known as “The Den” featuring range of work-out equipment and offers educational exercise classes.
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