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Wine science, ag students complete studies at WSU
May 27, 2014

By Rachel Webber, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

WSU-viticulture-and-enology-student-80PULLMAN, Wash. – There’s a growing demand for graduates in agriculture, and students who invest two years at Walla Walla Community College or Yakima Valley Community College can transfer to several ag degree programs at Washington State University.

Applications due Feb. 1 For RN to BSN program
January 24, 2014

LONGVIEW, Wash. – Applications are being accepted for a Lower Columbia College and Washington State University Vancouver pilot program for registered nurses seeking to earn a bachelor of science in nursing degree. The application deadline to enter in fall 2014 is Feb. 1.

WSU Pullman closes freshman admissions
April 13, 2009

PULLMAN – WSU announced April 13 that it is not accepting any more applications for incoming freshmen at its Pullman campus.


Admissions officials in Pullman will continue to review transfer students’ applications, but will make no more enrollment offers to transfers at this time. Once WSU has more complete budget information, expected by May 1, the university will likely re-open admissions only to transfer students who have already earned their associates’ degree.


The Tri-Cities, Vancouver and Spokane campuses are continuing to accept applications at this time.


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WSU Vancouver, Clark, Lower Columbia to sign agreement
May 18, 2006

VANCOUVER — As WSU Vancouver will be admitting freshmen students for the first time in the fall of 2006, the university wants to ensure that transfer students continue to have opportunities to complete their four-year degrees following completion of their two-year degrees at Clark and Lower Columbia Colleges. As a result, the three institutions have crafted a unique and precedent-setting agreement, which guarantees that all students who complete the co-admission and transfer by major process, previously agreed to by the three institutions, will be able to transfer to WSU Vancouver.“This agreement will make it even easier for students to transfer from our local community colleges … » More …

WSU Spokane, SFCC facilitate smooth transition for transfers
March 10, 2006

A recent agreement between WSU Spokane and Spokane Falls Community College (SFCC) will provide a smooth transfer process and an efficient pathway to graduation for students pursuing a bachelor of science in informatics (BSI) degree at WSU.The articulation agreement establishes a means for SFCC students to certify into the program prior to their transfer to WSU Spokane. Certification is based on performance in designated courses, overall grade point average and required advising sessions with a BSI faculty member. Upon certification, students take the necessary junior and senior level classes at WSU Spokane to complete their coursework. Not only will the agreement make the transition easier, … » More …

2,900 freshman, transfer students explore WSU
June 22, 2005

PULLMAN — More than 2,900 freshman and transfer students and some 1,900 parents are expected to participate in a series of “Alive!” orientation sessions this summer at Washington State University in Pullman.Terese King, director of New Student Programs, said the focus of the “Alive” program is to help students with their transition from high school to WSU and college life. Parents and students who participate can get information about resources on campus that can help them succeed, she said.The first freshman orientation session began June 14. Remaining sessions are slated for Jun 29-July 1; July 6-8; July 11-13; July 16-18; July 20-22; July 25-27; and … » More …

Transfer students show equal performance despite pitfalls
October 15, 2004

Rebecca Larsen knows first hand the pitfalls involved in transferring to Washington State University. The senior sociology major, who transferred from Olympic Community College in Bremerton two years ago, now works in the WSU Transfer Center, where she confronts similar problems among students on a daily basis. Like many transfer students, Larsen arrived at WSU only to discover she was sadly lacking in university requirements necessary to enter a specific degree program. Yet, the students had been told they were fulfilling those requirements while attending community college. “There is a definite lack of communication and advising knowledge in many of the community colleges,” said Larsen. … » More …