Central Washington University

Ellensburg, WA

Questions and Answers

Adrianna S.
3 days ago
Where can I find scholarships opportunities that Central Washington University offers?
Kyler G.
28 days ago
Does Central Washington University offer cross country?
Samantha M.
1 month ago
Where can I find information about clubs and activities and what is available to do at Central Washington University?
Samantha M.
1 month ago
Are there separated boys and girls dorms or mixed dorms at CWU?
Hanna J.
2 months ago
Should high school students who already have their AA apply as freshmen or a transfer student?
Adrianna S.
2 months ago
What is the average cost of attendance for Central Washington University?

Academic details

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

Diversity statistics

54% White
15% Hispanic
6% Multiracial
4% Asian
3% Black
1% Native
1% Pacific Islander
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Common Careers

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

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$23,954 / year
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