Butch with band at graduation.


Each and every one of our close to 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students leave equipped with the knowledge base, experience, and interpersonal communication skills to be job ready, day one.

13 Academic units
3000 Undergraduate & graduate students
22 Majors
27 Graduate programs

550 Faculty
700 Staff

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Research at CAHNRS is as diverse as the communities, businesses, agriculture systems, natural resources, and landscapes of Washington state. Our strong, dynamic research engine helps to feed a growing population, protect the natural resources we rely on for food, water, and energy, and create greater capacities for resilience in the face of change.

CAHNRS students work with renowned faculty committed to the training of future scientists. They pursue meaningful research projects, and they extend science to serve communities at home and around the world.

85.6 Million in extramural funding in 2022
18 Subject matter centers
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Extension is about giving everyday people exceptional tools to thrive in a world that is constantly changing.

For over 100 years, Extension has provided educational, personal, and professional development opportunities throughout the state—impacting lives in ways that few other organizations can. Because of these efforts, communities, organizations, and individuals are able to solve local issues and improve their futures.

40 County & tribal offices statewide
4 Research & Extension Centers