Prospective Students

Graduate students at a Research & Extension Center have the unique opportunity to hone their research skills while working in close proximity to innovative faculty and industry producers. Our faculty have developed positive working relationships with many growers throughout the region and research sites are often located at industry orchards, fields, vineyards, and hopyards. In addition, some programs allow for all coursework to be completed at Prosser IAREC, while others require some time spent at the WSU Pullman campus. On average, over 35 graduate students are affiliated with WSU Prosser IAREC each year. Graduates from our programs move on to successful careers in academia, industry research, extension, and private industry.

Group of faculty and students outside.

How To Apply

Visit the WSU Graduate School website to learn more about admission requirements, how to apply, tuition and fees, life on and off campus, and student resources.

Interested in visiting IAREC?


Prospective students interested in visiting the research center should make arrangements with a faculty member. The closest airport to Prosser is the Tri-Cities Airport in Pasco, WA about a 40-minute drive or the Yakima Air Terminal in Yakima, WA which is about a 60-minute drive. There are three major airports within three hours drive of Prosser which are located in Seattle, Spokane, and Portland. Prospective students can make arrangements to stay in the Dorm on campus or can find lodging at a nearby hotel.