Central Washington University

#2167 / #621
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School
Regional, comprehensive public university in Ellensburg, Washington, U.S.

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About Central Washington University

According to Wikipedia, Central Washington University is a public university in Ellensburg, Washington. Founded in 1891, the university consists of four divisions: the President's Division, Business and Financial Affairs, Operations, and Academic and Student Life . Within ASL are four colleges: the College of Arts and Humanities, the College of Business , the College of Education and Professional Studies, and College of the Sciences. CWU is considered an emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution and 15 percent of its students are Hispanic.

Central Washington University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
13,263 86% 58% 1060 20

How Much Does Central Washington University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$6,475 $1,969

How Much Do Central Washington University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Central Washington University, then you can expect to earn an average of $50,100 per year. You also have a 89% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Central Washington University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
11,227 10,651 576

Where is Central Washington University?

Central Washington University is located at 400 East University Way, Ellensburg WA 98926-7501

How Safe is Central Washington University?

Central Washington University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Ellensburg has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Central Washington University Known For?

Central Washington University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Central Washington University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Central Washington University's Most Influential Alumni?

Central Washington University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Earth Sciences, Social Work, and Anthropology. Here are some of Central Washington University's most famous alumni:

Raymond Conner
An American entrepreneur.
Miesha Tate
Miesha Tate
An American mixed martial artist.
Christine M. Day
A Canadian business executive.
Daniel D. McCracken
An American computer scientist, academic, educator and writer .
Janine Pease
An American Indian educator.
Mary Lee Jensvold
An American animal communication expert.
Matt Hume
Matt Hume
An American martial artist.
Douglas Albert Munro
Douglas Albert Munro
A Coast Guard Medal of Honor recipient.
W. Hudson Kensel
A Historian of the American West.
Jim Mattis
A 26th United States Secretary of Defense. Jim Mattis is United States Marine Corps general.
Mary Jo Estep
Mary Jo Estep
A .
Christine Sleeter
A Professor, author.

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