CWU Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 8.0% of the student population at CWU. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit CWU Disability Services.
CWU for the Military
While not a "service academy", CWU does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit CWU Veteran Services . For more information, check out our CWU for Veterans Guide.
CWU offers On-Campus Day Care
For students with young families, CWU does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Central Washington University
CWU offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Central Washington University
CWU has a comparatively large, student body. There were 11,119 undergraduates in 2017. Full-time attendance was 9,482 (85.3%). Part-time attendance was 1,637 (14.7%).
Central Washington University is Ranked #488 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, CWU is more diverse than average in terms of overall diversity. We rank CWU #488 out of 2,238.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Central Washington University Competes in the NCAA
CWU has a total of 421 student athletes, 225 men and 196 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$4,643,264|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$4,613,640|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Central Washington University Athletics