Coming to WSU

A tier-1 experience

More than 480 faculty and research scholars from universities worldwide come to WSU each year to collaborate with leading faculty and researchers in a broad spectrum of fields.

WSU is rated as an R1: Doctoral University – Very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. (Retrieved from

Visits vary from long-term stays by scholars coming from partnering institutions to brief multiday visits by guest professors and researchers.

International Programs invites you to explore WSU’s academic and research areas, which span 6 campuses (including online), 11 colleges, 39 counties in the state of Washington, scores of research centers, and hundreds of topics. Consider how we can excel as partners.


International Programs is ready to help. Please contact us if you have any questions about the process of coming to WSU. Contact Global Partnerships and Research Services.