Central Washington University

400 East University Way, Ellensburg, WA

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Questions and Answers about Central Washington University

elora b.
1 month ago
Does Central Washington University offer any cultural clubs or programs for minority students?
Megan C.
2 months ago
What are some common meals in the cafeteria served to students?
Serabi M.
3 months ago
If I recently moved from a different country but I still live in the US will I be in the international category?
Hayly T.
3 months ago
Are Central Washington University scholarships based on merit or financial need?
Eleanor B.
4 months ago
What intramural club sports does Central Washington University offer?
Kalina S.
4 months ago
What are the different clubs that Central Washington University offers?

Majors offered at Central Washington University

Biggest majors
Psychology, General
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
Criminal Justice and Corrections, General

Academics at Central Washington University

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
19 to 1
Less Selective (78% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Central Washington University demographics

54% White
15% Hispanic
6% Multiracial
4% Asian
3% Black
1% Native
1% Pacific Islander
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Common careers for Central Washington University students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Human Resources (HR) Director100k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)86k
Accounting Manager71k
Senior Accountant69k
Project Engineer63k
Account Manager59k
Staff Accountant51k
Based on 9,625 student responses
54kAvg. Early Career Pay
94.2kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
48%in High-Meaning careers
13%in STEM careers

Net price of attending Central Washington University

Central Washington University financial aid

Grants per year
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Student reviews of Central Washington University

by Bold.org students







Recommended by

100% of students

Known for

Lots of interesting clubs and activities
Helpful learning and accessibility services
LGBTQ+ friendly
Welcoming student body
Jordan Taylor
Drawing And Illustration
Painting and Studio Art
Hiking And Backpacking
Running + 4 others



More affordable tuition, great disability resources, and academic support.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

The dining services could use some improvement around accommodating dietary restrictions.

Ava Anderson
Painting and Studio Art
Music + 3 others



I love how friendly and helpful the staff and faculty are! The approachable nature of the professors helps students become comfortable interacting with superiors in a professional manner.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

I feel all students should be aware of some of the pitfalls of communication with the university. Although the Student Services department is friendly, there is some disorganization in communication and time management.

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