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Central Washington University

Central Washington University is a comprehensive, public university offering over 150 undergraduate and graduate programs and an English language learning program.

CWU is an affordable, safe, quality institution with multiple campus locations throughout Washington State. Our main campus is located in the historic, friendly town of Ellensburg, Washington.

CWU is a great value and offers international student scholarships.

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International students who are non-native English speakers are typically required to provide evidence of their English abilities before they are admitted into a US college or university. «IELTS» provides a fair, accurate and reliable measure of language skills, and is trusted by organizations worldwide as a proof of English proficiency.

Total Tuition $20,407.00

School Information

  • 400 East University Way
    Ellensburg, Washington 98926-7408
  • 509-963-3612
Calendar: Quarter
Locale: Town: Distant
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Public, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Students & Faculty

Total Faculty
Student/Fac Ratio

* All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of December 2018


SAT Scores:
Math: 450–560, Reading: 440–560
(25th-75th percentile)
ACT Scores:
(25th-75th percentile)

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.

Other Requirements:
Admissions Test Scores?
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep?

Degrees & Programs

Certificate Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Actuarial Science
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Anthropology, Other
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Asian Studies/Civilization
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Chinese Language and Literature
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Computer Science
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Counseling Psychology
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Elementary Education and Teaching
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Engineering Technology, General
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
Exercise Physiology
Experimental Psychology
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Family Systems
Fashion Merchandising
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
French Language and Literature
French Language Teacher Education
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Graphic Design
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health Teacher Education
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
History Teacher Education
History, General
Human Services, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Industrial Safety Technology/Technician
Industrial Technology/Technician
Information Technology
Japanese Language and Literature
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Keyboard Instruments
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Legal Studies, General
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Pedagogy
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Musical Theatre
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Nutrition Sciences
Office Management and Supervision
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Percussion Instruments
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Nursing Studies
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Health Education and Promotion
Public Policy Analysis, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Reading Teacher Education
Religion/Religious Studies
Retail Management
Russian Language and Literature
School Psychology
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Special Products Marketing Operations
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Stringed Instruments
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Technical Teacher Education
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
Tourism and Travel Services Management
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
Voice and Opera
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

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