financial aid

New WSU enrollment counselor assigned to Puget Sound region

Pham PULLMAN, WASH. – Aubree Pham has been named an assistant director of enrollment counseling at Washington State University. Pham will be based out of Everett and her area of focus will be northwestern Washington including Bellingham, Everett and Mountlake Terrace. She also will make visits to community colleges such as Skagit Valley Community College, Edmonds Community College and […]

New financial aid customer service strategies working

  Students meet with WSU financial aid counselors during their scheduled appointments.     PULLMAN, Wash. – The scene outside the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships (OFAS) is vastly different from this time last year. There is no line.   “It really surprised me not so see a line,” said Washington State University freshman […]

WSU study shows best factors predicting success

    McCracken Hermanson Nguyen PULLMAN – A recent study of the academic performance of nearly 6,000 WSU students who enrolled as freshmen here in the fall of 2002 or 2003, found that men and women participating in varsity athletics are more than twice as likely as similar non- athletes to graduate within either five […]

WSU bond refinance saves students $2 million

PULLMAN – A downturn in the price of bonds has resulted in dramatic savings for students at Washington State University.    A $15 million refinance of WSU’s Student Housing and Dining bonds at the low rate of around 3.3% has resulted in a net savings of over $2 million.   “Housing and dining at WSU […]

WSU expands scholarship programs for Fall 2007

PULLMAN — Washington State University has announced a broad expansion of its scholarship and grant awards, including full payment of tuition and mandatory fees for all low-income and lower middle-income in-state students and an increased pool for merit scholarships. Dubbed the Cougar Achievement Scholarship Program 2007, the program establishes the new Cougar Commitment and expands […]

Three-part freshman program announced at WSU Tri-Cities

TRI-CITIES – Vicky Carwein, chancellor at WSU Tri-Cities, has announced a major initiative — including scholarships, mentoring and internship programs — to support the students of the campus’s first freshmen class, scheduled to begin classes next fall. Carwein said, “I know that students and their parents will catch the excitement of the outstanding academic program we’ve […]