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International Students

What is the Honors College?

An academic program with an engaging and experiential-based curriculum that works with all areas of study, and a supportive community that provides additional resources and personalized advising, all at no additional cost!


Students in the Honors College enjoy

  • Small classes led by caring professors
  • Research opportunities and mentorship
  • International emphasis and foreign language
  • Opportunities for additional scholarships
  • Career panels and other networking, fun social activities, leadership, volunteering, and more!

How do I apply as an international student?

Incoming Freshman
Must have at least a 3.6 GPA
Apply to WSU International Admissions: international.wsu.edu
Apply to the Honors College: Submit the Honors College application, including both essays, through honors.wsu.edu/apply-to-honors/

Transfer Students
Must have at least a 3.5 college GPA
Apply to WSU International Admissions: international.wsu.edu
Contact the Honors College to make an appointment with an advisor: discoverhonors@wsu.edu

If you are already a student at WSU and you are interested in joining the Honors College, contact the Honors College to make an appointment with an advisor.

Scholarships for International Students

Incoming Freshman
WSU International Academic Award
$4000 per year for up to four years (at least 3.6 GPA)

Transfer Students
WSU International Academic Award
$4000 per year for up to two years (3.6+ GPA)
$2000 per year for up to two years (3.3-3.59 GPA) *3.5 minimum to join Honors College

Plus there are opportunities through the Honors College to apply for additional scholarships.