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Rural college town 640 acres (2.6km2)
Washington State University (WSU) is a public research university based in Pullman, Washington, in the Palouse region of the northwest United States.
Founded in 1890, WSU (colloquially "Wazzu") is the state's land-grant university, well known for its programs in chemical engineering, veterinary medicine, agriculture, pharmacy, neuroscience, food science, plant science, business, architecture, and communications. It is ranked in the top 140 universities in America with high research activity, as determined by the U.S. News & World Report. With an undergraduate enrollment of 24,470 and a total student enrollment of 29,686, it is the second largest institution of higher education in Washington state behind the University of Washington.
Endowment: $868.1 million
Administrative staff: 2,261
Students: 29,686 – (Systemwide) 20,043 – (Pullman) 1,482 – (Spokane) 1,593 – (Tri-Cities) 3,275 – (Vancouver) 3,143 – (Global Campus/WSU Online)
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