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Legislative Peers

Washington State University compares itself to the 22 research universities below as mandated by the Washington State Legislature. Each institution is a public*, land-grant, research university with a veterinary medicine program. Three of these institutions are also Global Challenge State (GCS) peers and 12 are AAU member institutions.


Name Location Web IR Web GCS Peer AAU Peer
Auburn University Auburn, AL Home IR Home
Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO Home IR Home      Yes
Cornell University Ithaca, NY Home IR Home      Yes
Iowa State University Ames, IA Home IR Home      Yes
Kansas State University Manhattan, KS Home IR Home
Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LA Home IR Home
Michigan State University East Lansing, MI Home IR Home      Yes
Mississippi State University Mississippi State, MS Home IR Home
North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC Home IR Home
The Ohio State University Columbus, OH Home IR Home      Yes
Oklahoma State University Stillwater, OK Home IR Home
Purdue University West Lafayette, IN Home IR Home      Yes
Texas A&M University College Station, TX Home IR Home      Yes
University of California, Davis Davis, CA Home IR Home      Yes      Yes
University of Florida Gainesville, FL Home IR Home      Yes
University of Georgia Athens, GA Home IR Home
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana, IL Home IR Home      Yes
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN Home IR Home      Yes
University of Missouri – Columbia Columbia, MO Home IR Home      Yes
University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN Home IR Home
University of Wisconsin – Madison Madison, WI Home IR Home      Yes
Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA Home IR Home      Yes

*Cornell University no longer reports data under its Statutory Colleges as a public institution. Therefore, it is often excluded from peer comparisons.

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