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Most Helpful Review for Central Washington University
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: From Edmonds, WA
  • 13 out of 14 people found this review helpful

Bring a fan and a winter jacket. You WILL need both. It's a small town but you can always find something to do on or off campus.

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  • Noelle from Olympia, WA
  • Jun-11-2014 I am a current student here

    CWU is a pleasant surprise in a small town. It's a beautiful campus with quality classes and professors. Aside from the wind, it's an awesome school.

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  • M from Ellensburg, WA
  • May-20-2014 I am a current student here

    Central Washington University is a great small university that is recognized for their Teaching, Music, Theater, Aviation, Accounting and College of business Programs. Central is located only two hours away from the big city of Seattle offering a great weekend trip home or a weekend trip to the city. Ellensburg is a great small town with lots of festivals and cute downtown filled with stores.

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  • Christine from Ellensburg, WA
  • Apr-06-2014 I am a current student here

    Central is a great University with wonderful teachers and great classes. The campus is beautiful and Central is known for their amazing music program. It is a great place to learn and grow in your field of study.

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  • Lauren from Ellensburg, WA
  • Apr-01-2014 I am a current student here

    The weather is a little crazy because its always windy and in the winter its extremely cold with snow. The summers are hot and nice with the Yakima river right near by the float down. The academics are great you will learn a lot.

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  • Emily from Sammamish, WA
  • Feb-27-2014 I am a current student here

    I love Central Washington University. I am in the Music Program there, and it is absolutely amazing. I am looking for scholarships because i know that the Music program will take me at least five years to complete my bachelors degree.

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  • Amy from Ellensburg, WA
  • Jan-29-2014 I am a current student here

    Central Washington University has wonderful facilitators, advisers, and student programs. I have met so many wonderful people, in my courses, as well as in campus activities, and clubs. This college is student-centered, and provides students with equal opportunity, and motivation for success. :)

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  • Ariel from Marysville, WA
  • Jan-13-2014 I am a current student here

    If I were to sum up CWU in three words I would say they are flexible, effective, and affordable. These days flexibility and affordability are major needs for students from various backgrounds.

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  • Norma from Buckley, WA
  • Dec-08-2013 I am a current student here

    Close to home, and very outgoing. Stuff is so friendly and nice. And it had most of the stuff I was interested in. Love it!!

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