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Central Washington University

Central Washington University is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in Ellensburg, WA. The 2019 average net price at Central Washington University is $14,647. Acceptance rate is 77.83%. The school has a total enrollment of 12,342.

Mission Statement



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Top Ranked
Location: Ellensburg, WA
Student Body: 12,342
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Rural
Web Site: www.cwu.edu
Acceptance Rate: 77.83%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 77.83%
  • Application Deadline: March 1, 2021
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $50
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $6,170
Out of State/International Tuition: $21,151
In State Grad Tuition: $9,214
Out of State Grad Tuition: $21,583
Room and Board: $11,115
Books and Supplies: $1,002
Other Fees: $1,902
Net Price In-District/State: $14,647
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 2,071
  • Men / Women Ratio: 1,020 / 1,051
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 480 - 570
  • Median SAT Math Range: 480 - 590
  • Median ACT Range: 17 - 24
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: 71
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: Not Considered
  • Total International Students: 18
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Recommended
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Recommended

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Business, Management, Marketing: 23%
  • Education: 20%
  • Social Sciences: 8%
  • Psychology: 7%
  • Computer Science: 6%

Academic Programs

Central Washington University offers 346 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Business, Management, Marketing. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsCentral Washington University offers 192 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
  • Computer Science Degree
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General Degree
  • Computer and Information Systems Security, Information Assurance Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Data Modeling, Warehousing and Database Administration Degree
  • Information Technology Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Information Technology Project Management Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • System, Networking, and Lan, Wan Management, Manager Degree
  • Web Page, Digital, Multimedia and Information Resources Design Degree
  • Web, Multimedia Management and Webmaster Degree
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
  • Computer Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Construction Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Energy Management and Systems Technology, Technician Degree
  • Industrial Safety Technology, Technician Degree
  • Industrial Technology, Technician Degree
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Technology, Technician Degree
  • Occupational Safety and Health Technology, Technician Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Quality Control Technology, Technician Degree
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Parks, Leisure Studues
  • Health and Physical Education, Fitness, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science Degree
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General Degree
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies Degree
  • Sport and Fitness Administration, Management Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Personal/Culinary Services
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Transportation, Materials Moving
  • Aeronautics, Aviation, Aerospace Science and Technology, General Degree
  • Airline, Commercial, Professional Pilot and Flight Crew Degree
  • Aviation, Airway Management and Operations Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsCentral Washington University offers 66 Master's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
Education
Engineering Technology
  • Engineering Technology, General Degree
  • Occupational Safety and Health Technology, Technician Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
English Literature
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Resources, Conservation
Parks, Leisure Studues
  • Health and Physical Education, Fitness, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science Degree
  • Sport and Fitness Administration, Management Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Certificate ProgramsCentral Washington University offers 39 Certificate Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
  • Data Modeling, Warehousing and Database Administration Degree
  • Information Technology Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Web Page, Digital, Multimedia and Information Resources Design Degree
Education
English Literature
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing Degree
Health Professions
  • Community Health and Preventive Medicine Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Human Sciences
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 52%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 55%
  • 1st Year Retention: 73%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $44,500
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 12,342
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 54%
  • Hispanic Students: 16%
  • Unknown: 11%
  • Two or more races: 7%
  • Black Students: 4%
  • Asian Students: 4%
  • Non-resident, alien: 3%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: 1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: 1%