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Ellensburg, Washington

Central Washington University

Overview

Student Population
12,901
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
Religious Affiliation 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 8,597 prospective students applied, and 7,423 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,133 enrolled in the school.  10,912 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,989 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $6,037 plus fees of $1,866. Central Washington University is ranked 1048 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Very Easy 
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SAT 990/1170
ACT 17/24
GPA 3.2
Applications Accepted
86.3% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Washington Resident Tuition
$6,037
In State Costs for Central Washington University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,002
Other Fees$1,866
Room and Board $10,684
Budget for Other Expenses$3,012
Total One Year Cost$22,601
Out of State Tuition
$20,144
Out of State Costs for Central Washington University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,002
Other Fees$1,866
Room and Board $10,684
Budget for Other Expenses$3,012
Total One Year Cost$36,708

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.