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graduate tuition & fees
acceptance rate
Student Population
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Number of Programs
Financial Aid Amount
SAT Scores
Graduation Rate

About Central Washington University

Central Washington University is a Public, 4 years college located in Ellensburg, Washington.
It has a total enrollment of 12,342 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The acceptance rate at Central Washington University is 85.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Central Washington University is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
Address400 East University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7501
Net Price
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Central Washington University is 85.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 23.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate85.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)23.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$75

Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at Central Washington University, for academic year 2019-2020 is $8,444 for Washington residents and $24,520 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, the 2020 tuition & fees are $11,791 for Washington residents and $24,976 for out-of-students.
Washington ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,444$24,520
Graduate Tuition & Fees$11,791$24,976

Student Population

At Central Washington University, total 12,342 are attending classes. Among them, 3,180 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. CWU has 11,419 students and the graduate school has 923 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students12,342
Undergraduate Students11,419
Graduate Students923
Online Enrollment3,180

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs179 Programs
Number of online programs35 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Post-Master Certificate

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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