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IMPORTANT Application Instructions - Please Read Carefully Before Continuing.

Step 1

Complete Application for Undergraduate Admission. The Online application button can be found at the bottom of this page.

Step 1

Complete Application for Graduate Admission. The Online application button can be found at the bottom of this page.

Step 2

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. Log back into the online application using your PIN and Password.
  2. You MUST click on the SUBMIT button on bottom right side of the page.
  3. 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 Apply Now link below

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 online degree programs to students. Click Here to see the qualifying states

Step 4

You are now ready to start the online application process! Click on the Apply Now link below

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 online degree programs to students. Click Here to see the qualifying states

Step 1

To be eligible for a CWU Dual Admission program you must be attending or will be attending one of the 33 Washington State Community and Technical Colleges and have less than 60 quarter or 40 semester college level credits. Click here for more details.

  • Select Admissions Type: Transfer: Currently 40 quarter/27 semesters or more college level credits, even if you do not currently have this many credits.  If you have greater than 60 quarter/40 semester college level credits you are not eligible for the Dual Program, but you may still apply by using the Undergraduate & Post-Baccalaureate Application.
  • Select CWU Dual Admission Program
  • The Online application button can be found at the bottom of this page.
Step 2

Application Fee Payment Instructions

CWU Dual Admission applicants are eligible for an application fee waiver.  To submit the fee waiver request please click on the Application Instruction link within the on-line application, located in left hand side navigation bar.  Select the Application Fee Waiver Instructions tab at the top of the page.  Follow the instructions and submit the form when completed.  After your fee waiver has been processed by the Admissions Office you will be sent an email with instructions on next steps.  DO NOT submit your on-line application until you receive instructions to do so.  If you pay the $50 application fee before you receive your next step instruction it will not be refunded.

Step 3

Once you receive your email with next step instructions follow the steps below.

  1. Log back into the online application using your PIN and Password.
  2. You MUST click on the SUBMIT button on bottom right side of the page.
  3. 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 fee waiver has been granted is 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 Apply Now link below

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 online degree programs to students. Click Here to see the qualifying states.

Step 1

Click here to see if your high school is one of the schools that participate in the CWU Running Strat/Cornerstone program.  If you do not see your high school you are not eligible, but you can apply using the Undergraduate & Post-Baccalaureate Application.

  • Select Admissions Type: Freshman with Transfer Credit: Entering with any number of college level credits.
  • Select CWU Running Start/Cornerstone Program
  • The Online application button can be found at the bottom of this page.
Step 2

Application Fee Payment Instructions

CWU Running Start/Cornerstone applicants are eligible for an application fee waiver.  To submit the fee waiver request please click on the Application Instruction link within the on-line application, located in left hand side navigation bar.  Select the Application Fee Waiver Instructions tab at the top of the page.  Follow the instructions and submit the form when completed.  After your fee waiver has been processed by the Admissions Office you will be sent an email with instructions on next steps.  DO NOT submit your on-line application until you receive instructions to do so.  If you pay the $50 application fee before you receive your next step instruction it will not be refunded.

Step 3

Once you receive your email with next step instructions follow the steps below.

  1. Log back into the online application using your PIN and Password.
  2. You MUST click on the SUBMIT button on bottom right side of the page.
  3. 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 fee waiver has been granted is 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 Apply Now link below

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.