College of Engineering & Architecture

Graduate Studies

Training Tomorrow's Innovators

The WSU College of Engineering and Architecture trains graduate students to become innovators in solving critical problems, particularly, in energy, the environment,and health.

Washington State University is ranked among the nation's top research universities, according to U.S. News and World Report. CEA prepares master's and doctoral candidates with high standards of scholarship and scientific inquiry, interdisciplinary study and team approaches.

Degrees Offered



The University has one online application. All application material should be submitted online or mailed to the Graduate School address. Once it is received, it is entered into the University system where the various departments can download what they need. 

The priority application deadline for all programs and departments in the University is January 10 for fall admission and July 1 for spring admission. Some departments or programs may have earlier application deadlines so please contact them early in the application process. Applicants meeting these deadlines will have first priority for full consideration into the programs, as well as for available assistantships and funding.



Admission to the WSU Graduate School is a joint decision between the Dean of the Graduate School and a prospective department or college.


Assistantships (financial aid)

All departments and programs in the University have a March 1 deadline for fall admission offers to applicants, which may include offers of a Teaching Assistantship or Research Assistantship, tuition waivers, and health insurance. Offers are often made before this date and occasionally after this date.



Find out all you need to know in order to apply for graduate study at WSU including information regarding deadlines, test scores, and where to send your transcripts.

Check admission status

Access the link to check your admission status and make sure your application and supplemental materials have been received by the Graduate School and your department.

Important Dates

Find out the important dates and deadlines you need to know in order to better navigate the process of earning your graduate degree.

International student application

Find out important information pertaining to international students, including the requirements for applying to graduate study at WSU.

Residency requirements

Find out what you need to know in order to become a resident of the state of Washington.

Contact Us 

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College of Engineering & Architecture, P.O. Box 642714, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 99164-2714