|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||7%|
|Student to faculty ratio||18:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,700 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Central Washington University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 7,255 applications and 5,783 students were granted admission. Central Washington University is at the #78 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 23% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 97% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||960 to 1150|
|ACT||18 to 24|
Central Washington University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $19,710 and in-state students paid $5,907.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 89% of Central Washington University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 38% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,363 (which is 1.6% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Central Washington University in 2016-2017, was 988, which is 60% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,179 (which is 2.3% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Central Washington University has enrolled a total of 11,971 students (9,991 students full-time and 1,980 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 11,971 students, 1,462 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 48% men and 52% women and 11,119 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 852 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 1,743 students for distance studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 11%
Two or more races: 6%
Black/African American: 4%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Central Washington University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||39%||466||38|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||4%||45||0|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||4%||43|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||3%||31|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||2%||26||0|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||2%||22||0|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||2%||20||1|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Central Washington University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Central Washington University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $18,600. Last year, out of the total 3,032 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,395 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,479 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,934 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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