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About CWU

Quick Facts

 

About 3,000 graduates each year 

Enrollment numbers 2016-2017: 11,119

On-campus residents: 2,700

Male/female ratio: 49/51

Students of color: 33% 

Where Wildcats are from (fall 2016):

  Washington State: 94%

  • King County: 2,744
  • Pierce County: 1,532
  • Snohomish County: 1,118
  • Yakima County: 1,015
  • Kittitas County: 992  

 

Estimated costs for 2015-16:

Average out-of-pocket for base tuition: $3,000

Full price basic tuition, for 10 - 17 credits: $5,907

Room and board: $10,175

Number of students receiving State Need Grants: 3,800

Academic:

More than 135 majors

Nationally and/or regionally distinguished programs in music, geology, paramedicine, physics, and education

Faculty recognized regionally and/or nationally for collegiate teaching in mathematics, physics, geology, music, and chemistry.

Average class size: 20

Student to faculty ratio: 18-to-1

Housing:

Residence halls: 17

Apartment complexes: 5

Living Learning and Theme communities: 14 

Student Life:

More than 125 clubs, organizations, and associations

13 varsity athletic teams

More than 30 percent of students participate in intramural sports 

Approximately 500 students participate in 23 sports clubs

Wildcat Athletics:

Competes in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC)

Men’s varsity sports: 6

Women’s varsity sports: 7

Nationally ranked football, basketball and rugby teams.

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