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COLLEGE PROFILE

Central Washington University

Ellensburg, WA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $22,482
Out-of-state: $35,295
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,688
Out-of-state: $21,501
Room and Board
$9,780
Books and Supplies
$1,002
Other Expenses
$3,012
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan

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 2013-14 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants1,340 (91.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need984 (73.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid975 (99.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met536 (55.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met88%
Average Award$11,941
Need-Based Gift
Received by 836 (85.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,213
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 777 (79.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,623
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 635 (65.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based GiftNot reported
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants8,776 (93.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need6,976 (74.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid6,352 (91.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met3,176 (50.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met83%
Average Award$11,495
Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,196 (81.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,407
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,345 (84.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,451
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,017 (31.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift18 (.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,448
Borrowing
2014 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
69%
Average Indebtedness of
2014 Graduates
$26,360
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

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
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Art/Fine Arts, Theater/Drama, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
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
Not reported
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
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.19 3.15 544 553 534 24
Low 1.80 1.80 440 380 380 14
High 4.00 4.45 690 790 760 34
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A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2015, copyright © 2015 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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