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Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture Graduate Studies

Training Tomorrow’s Innovators

The Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture (VCEA) 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. Voiland College prepares master’s and doctoral candidates with high standards of scholarship and scientific inquiry, interdisciplinary study and team approaches.

Programs Offered

The Voiland College offers master- and doctoral-level programs as well as graduate certificates. Several interdisciplinary opportunities are also available. Learn more.


The university has one online application. All application material should be submitted online or mailed to the Graduate School. Once the application 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.

Application Information and Important Dates

International Student Application

Residency Requirements


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.