Student Centered High Impact Practices

Diversity and Global Learning

CWU believes that diversity of peoples, cultures, and ideas is essential to learning, discovery, and creative expression. CWU believes that all faculty, staff, and students must be and must feel physically, professionally, and emotionally safe in order to fully engage in and benefit from the university experience.

CWU’s support of diversity and global learning is evident in the numerous programs that facilitate and support undergraduate inquiry and creative expression.

Faculty and Staff Resources

Diversity resources
Leadership Profiles

Facts at a Glance:  Diversity at Central Washington University


  • Central has a diverse student body, 29.5% of our student body are students of color.
  • Over 80% of those that responded to the Inclusiveness survey reported that enjoy being at CWU (more than 80% agree). In that same survey, there is strong consensus that most feel welcome at CWU.