Washington State University’s Global Campus is a key component to the school’s mission to help students, no matter where they live. The school, located in Pullman, is ranked among the nation’s top public research universities by U.S. News and World Report. With almost 25,000 students enrolled at its various campuses, including over 1,100 in its online programs, the university is leading the way in online learning.
Undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as non-degree options, are part of the university’s Global Learning Initiative. Students can earn degrees in such fields as Accounting, Criminal Justice and Psychology as well as graduate degrees in Business Administration, Sports Management and Molecular Bioscience. Those students seeking personal enrichment can opt for non-degree options such as certificates in Professional Writing and Gerontology.
Tuition and Aid
Tuition rates are very reasonable, with undergraduate prices beginning at $494 per credit hour and graduate student prices being $509 per credit hour. Many types of financial aid, including loans and government grants, are possible for those students seeking degrees. Students seeking certificates or simply taking classes for personal enjoyment may find their aid options limited, and should speak with school representatives to gather more information.
All programs at WSU are fully accredited, and many are award-winning. Its Business programs are very veteran-friendly, while some online students win awards for their academic excellence. Global Campus students have access to 24/7 tech support and their own student services staff, and can access social media sites such as Facebook to interact with other students and faculty.
WSU’s virtual classrooms let students participate in group projects, doing such tasks as gathering rocks, tracking wind or even sampling different wines. Virtual mentors are always ready to help, and library books can be ordered online. Whatever the student’s needs, WSU should be the first choice.