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Central Washington University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Ellensburg, WA

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $24,021
Out-of-state: $39,702
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,562
Out-of-state: $23,243
Room and Board
$12,637
Books and Supplies
$900
Other Expenses
$2,922
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003771
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,964 (87.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,512 (77.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,510 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
189 (12.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
62%
Average Award
$10,546
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,029 (68.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,015
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,112 (73.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,531
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 80 (5.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
6 (.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,738

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
7,606 (79.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
6,115 (80.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
6,103 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
402 (6.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$10,892
Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,401 (72.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,878
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,504 (73.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,364
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 179 (2.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
25 (.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,587

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
64%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$24,498
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
12.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
14.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
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
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Not reported
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,138

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