The College of Engineering and Architecture at Washington State University

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Pat Sturko
Application deadline (U.S. residents) January 10
Application fee (U.S. residents) $50
Application deadline (international students) January 10
Application fee (international students) $50

The College of Engineering and Architecture at Washington State University

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 1,563
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 282
Overall acceptance rate 18.0% – Low

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.40
Average GRE 464 verbal
730 quantitative
3.60 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.60
Average GRE 461 verbal
736 quantitative
3.60 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
80 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering http:/​/​www.​bsyse.​wsu.​edu/​
(509) 335-1578
[email protected]
Architecture http:/​/​www.​cea.​wsu.​edu/​default.​asp?PageTextID=5
(509) 335-5539
[email protected]
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​che.​wsu.​edu
(509) 335-4332
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​che.​wsu.​edu/​home
(509) 335-4332
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​ce.​wsu.​edu/​
(509) 335-9578
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​eecs.​wsu.​edu/​
(509) 335-1156
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​eecs.​wsu.​edu/​
(509) 335-1156
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​eecs.​wsu.​edu/​
(509) 335-1156
[email protected]
Engineering management http:/​/​www.​engrmgt.​wsu.​edu
(509) 335-5595
[email protected]
Engineering science and engineering physics http:/​/​www.​bsyse.​wsu.​edu
(509) 335-1578
[email protected]
Environmental engineering http:/​/​www.​ce.​wsu.​edu/​
(509) 335-9578
[email protected]
Industrial engineering N/A
Materials engineering http:/​/​www.​mme.​wsu.​edu/​
(509) 335-8523
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​mme.​wsu.​edu/​
(509) 335-8523
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs http:/​/​www.​cea.​wsu.​edu
(509) 335-5593
[email protected]

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 680
Master’s (full-time) 150
Master’s (part-time) 173
Ph.D. (full-time) 317
Ph.D. (part-time) 40

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 143
Total master’s graduates 111
International master’s graduates 32.4%
Minority master’s graduates 7.2%
Female master’s graduates 24.3%
Total Ph.D. graduates 32
International Ph.D. graduates 71.9%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 6.3%
Female Ph.D. graduates 21.9%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Agricultural 0 N/A
Architectural 0 N/A
Biomedical 7 9%
Chemical 10 6%
Civil 30 12.2%
Computer engineering 2 1.3%
Computer science 18 11%
Electrical 20 13.7%
Engineering management 0 14.7%
Engineering science and engineering physics 0 5.6%
Environmental 8 3.8%
Materials 13 9.3%
Mechanical 19 13.2%
Other 2 .4%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 95
Part-time faculty 6
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 1

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $19,632,228
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 85

Engineering School Ranking

#82 Best Engineering Schools

(6) Ranking by Specialties

#21 in Biological / Agricultural
#70 in Chemical
#61 in Civil
#72 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#53 in Materials
#72 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 28
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.7
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.8
Overall acceptance rate 18.0% – Low
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 733
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 3.3:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 32
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $19,632,228
Research expenditures per faculty member $198,305
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 1.1%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 680

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 680

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 467
Minority students 6.2%
International students 61.2%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 213
Minority students 13.1%
International students 19.7%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Chio Flores
Financial aid phone (509) 335-9711

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $10,188 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $23,342 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $509 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $1,167 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $862 per year
Room and board $10,576
Books and supplies $1,104
Miscellaneous expenses $3,542

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 57
Teaching assistants 101
Research assistants 277
Other appointments 15