Total undergraduate costs for nine-month academic year, 2016–2017 are about $36,000 for a non-resident living on-campus. This sum includes tuition and fees - about $27,000 per year, books and supplies - $1,000, room and board - $6,000, personal and transportation costs - $2,000.
This university is located in Pullman, Washington, a city with about 31,000 residents. Spokane, WA, the closest major city, is 75 miles away. It is also the closest city that contains an airport.
It is also 11 km west of the Idaho border and Moscow, home of the University of Idaho, also a land-grant institution. The university communities are connected by Highway 270 and the Bill Chipman Palouse Trail.