Overall Crime Rating at Central Washington University is About Average
The overall crime rating is based on reported crime on campus and in surrounding areas. Colleges with low amounts of reported crime are considered safer. Central Washington University earns an overall crime rating of C- when we compare reported on-campus, city, and regional crime against all other schools nationwide.
Poor On Campus Crime Rating at Central Washington University Means This School is Worse Than Average
On-campus crime statistics reported by CWU carry the most importance in our overall estimation of campus crime. When all violations are totaled and weighed by both severity and the number of students at the school, CWU has more than the average reported offenses.
Ellensburg Crime Rating is Worse Than Average
Central Washington University is in Ellensburg, WA. When compared with other towns and cities nationwide, Ellensburg ranks above average in overall crime, making it about average in terms of safety and not especially likely students at CWU may fall victim to a crime when venturing off campus.
Regional Crime Rating Near Ellensburg is Better Than Average
Beyond Ellensburg, other nearby towns and cities include Kittitas, Selah, and Cle Elum. Altogether, these locations have an overall below average amount of crime when compared to other areas nationwide, meaning the area should be safer than average.