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COLLEGE PROFILE

Central Washington University

Ellensburg, WA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $23,316
Out-of-state: $35,679
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,017
Out-of-state: $21,380
Room and Board
$10,285
Books and Supplies
$1,002
Other Expenses
$3,012
Payment PlansCredit card

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mail
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline March 1
Final deadline May 1
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning May 15
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003771
Free

PROFILE OF 2012-13 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants1,258 (88.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need928 (73.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid896 (96.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met490 (54.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met84%
Average Award$10,866
Need-Based Gift
Received by 553 (61.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,214
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 671 (74.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,518
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 315 (35.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift2 (.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $875
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants7,356 (80.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need6,016 (65.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid5,620 (93.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met2,647 (47.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met83%
Average Award$11,191
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,929 (69.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,607
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,467 (79.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,434
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 920 (16.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift15 (.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $923
Borrowing
2013 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
69%
Average Indebtedness of
2013 Graduates
$24,098
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
14.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
5.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other LoansCollege/university loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, Minority scholarships, State scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Job skill scholarships, Leadership scholarships, Religious affiliation scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
2,050
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
63
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Art/Fine Arts, Theater/Drama, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
17
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Public Servants, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Public Servants, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
585
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Children of Faculty/Staff, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Public Servants, Local/State Students, Veterans' Children, Out-of-State Students, Public Servants, Veterans, Members of Minorities
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$2,307
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.49 3.35 577 633 490 23
Low 2.30 2.39 450 490 340 19
High 4.00 4.10 660 800 600 27
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