Central Washington University

Ellensburg, WA, USA
3.77 Average Rating

Central Washington University is an emerging Hispanic-serving institution, as well as the fastest growing public university in the state. U.S. News & World Report lists the school as #10 in Top Public Schools. CWU has a very involved international exchange program with an English as a Second Language course available for its international students and an Asia University America Program available for their Japanese students.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
93%
Out of State Students
4%
0
100
80%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 978
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision March 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
12,185
Total Number of Undergrads
11,635
Academic Calendar

Quarter

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
27%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
53%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
19:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$15,170
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$5,907
Out-of-State Tuition
$19,710
0
100
68%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
80%
Average Aid Per Year
$10,340
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
48%
52%
Student Organizations
76
Size of Town
Town: Distant
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Seattle
Yakima
Portland
Pasco
Spokane
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$44,900
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What Students Are Saying

3.77 Average Rating
The staff at Central are very friendly and willing to work with their students. The campus is beautiful and well-maintained. The student aides and other student volunteers are very open and willing to talk with students or help them in any way they can.
Robyn from Walla Walla, WA
Central Washington University has given me the most welcoming experience in my life. The school has handled all my problems with sincerely and professionally. I actively encourage people from all walks of life to become a Wild Cat
Austin from Henderson, NV

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