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Washington State University, a public, land-grant university located in Pullman, Washington, is one of the top 140 institutions of higher learning in the United States. The Washington Legislature founded Washington State University in 1890. It was one of the universities established when President Abraham Lincoln signed the federal Morrill Act in 1862. Its former names included Agricultural College and State College of Washington. Today, the campus sits on 620 acres of land in Washington’s Palouse region. Notable alumni include newscaster Edward R. Murrow, sports commentator Keith Jackson, novelist Sherman Alexie, co-founder of Microsoft Paul Allen, cartoonist Gary Larson, football player Steve Gleason and United States Senator Patty Murray. The school’s colors are crimson and gray, its mascot is Butch T. Cougar and its teams are nicknamed the Cougars. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division I – Pac-12, and the school is known for being rivals with the University of Washington Huskies. Varsity sports offered by Washington State University include men’s basketball, track and field, cross country, football, baseball and golf, and women’s basketball, swimming, volleyball, tennis, cross country and track and field. Club sports include cricket, bowling, men’s and women’s ice hockey, men and women’s rugby, water polo and fencing.
Pullman is the largest city in Whitman County, located in southeastern Washington state within the Palouse region of the Pacific Northwest. The population was 29,799 at the 2010 census, and estimated to have reached 31,682 in 2014. Originally incorporated as Three Forks, the city was renamed after industrialist George Pullman. More from Wikipedia...
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Clubs & Extracurriculars:Important, more than 300 to choose from
Greek Life:Important, more than 40 on campus
Party Scene:Notable, known as a party school