First Gen Abroad students on camels at the beach in Morocco

First-gen students and families are in good company at WSU: over 30 percent of WSU students are first generation!

We know college is a new experience for your student – and you – and we’re here to support all of you on this journey. WSU has a number of services and programs specifically for first-gen students, so they can find the tools they need to be successful at WSU and beyond.

The First at WSU Student Center is a great place to start for more information about what it’s like to be a first-gen Coug and the resources available.

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