Central Washington University

Ellensburg, Washington

Overview

Address400 East University Way
School Websitewww.cwu.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

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StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Central Washington University is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Ellensburg, undefined that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is post-master's certificate. In the 2019 academic year, 10,148 students applied to Central Washington University. Of those students, 7,932 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Central Washington University was $6,170, in addition to fees of $1,902. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Central Washington University.

Central Washington University has a 55% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Central Washington University acceptance rate is 78%. To put this into perspective, 7,932 of the 10,148 students who applied to Central Washington University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Central Washington University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Central Washington University had an SAT score between the range of 960 and 1,160. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Central Washington University was between 17 and 24 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Central Washington University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Central Washington University, the tuition for in-state residents is $6,170. Combined with fees of $1,902, room and board costs of $11,115, other expenses of $3,012 and the $1,002 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $23,053 in tuition.

Students at Central Washington University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Central Washington University was $4,797 last year. with 37% of students were awarded federal aid.

Central Washington University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio19:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Central Washington University.

Central Washington University has a good gender split, with 52% of undergraduates being female and 48% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are undefined residents; in fact, 92% of all students reside in undefined. However, 7% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at Central Washington University is 19:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Central Washington University to thrive in your studies.

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