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IMPORTANT Application Instructions - Please Read Carefully Before Continuing.

Step 1

Complete Application for Undergraduate or Graduate Admission. Online applications can be found at the bottom of this page


Application Fee Payment Instructions

A non-refundable $50 application fee is required. Students submitting an application online must pay by using a credit (Visa or Mastercard) or debit card. Your application will not be processed until your $50 application fee has been paid. Please follow the instructions at the end of the online application carefully.

Step 3

Once online payment has been made, DO NOT close your browser. Follow the steps below.

  1. You MUST click on the SUBMIT button on bottom right side of the page.
  2. You will then be returned to the application and you must click SUBMIT on the top right side.

If you do not submit the application after the payment is made CWU will not receive your application and it will not be processed. 

Step 4

You are now ready to start the online application process! Click on the link below to select the appropriate online application.

Undergraduate & Post-Baccalaureate Application

Graduate Application (Students pursuing a master's degree)

Please Note: Submitting an application to CWU does not guarantee your admission into academic programs (majors).

If you have any questions, please call the Admissions Office at 509-963-1211.

Qualifying States Disclaimer:
Central Washington University has authorization and/or exemption to deliver fully online degree programs to students in the following states:  Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska,  New Jersey, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia, Washington.  If you reside in a state not listed above, you are ineligible at this time for admission into a fully online degree program offered at CWU. Please check back to our website periodically as new states will be added when we receive additional authorizations.