The Campaign for WSU

The Campaign for WSU

Thank you, Cougs!

The campaign surpassed its $1 billion goal six months ahead of schedule on its way to a total $1,065,091,919 in private support.

Read more: "A Billion Reasons to Celebrate!"

Total WSU Vancouver Campaign Goal = $20 million

  • Student Scholarships = $8 million
  • Premier Faculty and Research = $6.75 million
  • Facility Development and Enhancements = $5.25 million

The Campaign for WSU is a completed $1 billion comprehensive fundraising effort to increase support for students, faculty, research and outreach programs and to leverage the university’s impact across our state, nation and world. Following a silent phase that began on July 1, 2006, the public phase of the campaign launched on Dec. 2, 2010 and concluded in 2015, coinciding with WSU’s 125th anniversary celebration and WSU Vancouver’s 25th anniversary.

Fostering leadership and innovation

Southwest Washington is among the fastest growing regions in the Pacific Northwest and has come into its own as an economic powerhouse in the state.


Scholarships provide opportunities at WSU Vancouver for thousands of students who could not otherwise afford a college education.


State-of-the-art facilities are integral to ensuring the health and vibrancy of a well-rounded educational experience.

Faculty research

As a research university, WSU Vancouver's investigations and discoveries contribute to the projects, innovations, and intellectual economy in Southwest Washington.

Find out more: Make a gift to WSU Vancouver