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Central Washington University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$18,896 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,907 tuition
$10,175 on campus room & board
$1,002 books and supplies
$1,812 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$32,699 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$19,710 tuition
$10,175 on campus room & board
$1,002 books and supplies
$1,812 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,249 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
89% of students receive aid
39% get federal aid ($4,598 avg)
34% get state aid ($6,506 avg)
67% get institn'l aid ($3,249 avg)
61% get loans ($5,664 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Tuition has dropped recently, and we are not sure what it will do next. We decided to play it safe and make our projections equal to our most recent year of data.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $7,749 80%
Federal Grant Aid $4,598 39%
Pell Grants $4,363 38%
Other Federal Grants $998 10%
Institution Grant Aid $3,249 67%
State Grant Aid $6,506 34%
Student Loans $5,664 61%
Federal Loans $5,179 60%
Other Loans $11,050 3%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Central Washington University offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
400 East University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7501
(509) 963-1211
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $197
Out of State $657


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Lucas from Milton, WA
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    This is the only school I'm looking at in my home state so it is less expensive than just about every other school I'm researching.

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  • 3
  • Chantel from Colville, WA
  • I am a current student here

    A lot of the things are over priced in the school, printing is an example. However, tuition and room & board are significantly cheaper when compared to other universities.

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