Students enjoy the many amenities the Palouse region has to offer. For the outdoor enthusiast, there are beautiful local hikes, miles
of bike trails, and skiing just a short drive away. Farmer’s markets, local festivals (including the National Lentil Festival ), and
a diverse music scene from local bands to national acts at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival can be found in the Pullman, Washington
and Moscow, Idaho communities.
The region also has the cultural richness of bigger city life. Pullman is home to the Washington Idaho Symphony , civic theater
groups, and local dance companies. Washington State University also offers music performances by faculty and students, and fine
art exhibits in the WSU Museum of Art.
Palouse region of the Inland Northwest has one of the most beautiful and unique landscapes in the world. Rolling hills and
wide-open skies give the Palouse region its distinctive appeal. Approximately 60,000 people live in Pullman, Washington and
WSU Cougar Athletics is a proud member of the Pacific-12 (Pac-12) Conference