Central Washington University

Overview

Student Population
12,342
Central Washington University overview
Location Ellensburg, Washington
Online cwu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Central Washington University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 10,148 prospective students applied, and 7,932 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,244 enrolled in the school.  10,568 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,774 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $6,170 plus fees of $1,902. Central Washington University is ranked 830 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Easy 
Central Washington University overview
SAT 960/1160
ACT 17/24
GPA 3.2
Applications Accepted
78.2% 
Central Washington University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Washington Resident Tuition
$6,170
In State Costs for Central Washington University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,002
Other Fees$1,902
Room and Board $11,115
Budget for Other Expenses$3,012
Total One Year Cost$23,201
Out of State Tuition
$21,151
Out of State Costs for Central Washington University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,002
Other Fees$1,902
Room and Board $11,115
Budget for Other Expenses$3,012
Total One Year Cost$38,182

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$47,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
56% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Central Washington University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 29%
Education 16%
Social Sciences 14%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 7%
Visual and Performing Arts 4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=234827 IPEDS survey data for Central Washington University.