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Departments

Conditional Admission for International Students

Undergraduate
For undergraduate studies, international students need a 71 IBT TOEFL score or 6.0 IELTS score for full admission. If you do not have a TOEFL or IELTS score, you can apply for conditional admission.

To receive Conditional Undergraduate Admission, your original transcripts must show at least a 2.5 grade point average.

When you complete the UESL program’s highest level, level 5, with B or higher in all level 5 classes, you can begin your undergraduate degree program without a TOEFL or IELTS score.

Graduate
Please note that CWU offers conditional admission (except for the GRE and English language tests) for students in the following programs:

  • Accounting
  • Chemistry
  • English Literature
  • Family and Consumer Sciences (Family Studies)
  • Cultural and Environmental Resource Management in Geography/Anthropology
  • Music
  • Psychology (Experimental)

When you apply to the UESL program, the UESL Office will assist you in your graduate application for conditional admission to one of the programs mentioned above. Please note you will still need to provide a TOEFL or IELTS score of 79iBT TOEFL or 6.5 IELTS and a GRE/GMAT score depending on the program you are applying for.

College or university transfer credits must be evaluated by an official US evaluation agency. You should send your sealed official transcript to an agency with the agency’s application and fee.

Here are the links to the two CWU accepted evaluation agencies:

Foundation for International Services (FIS), Inc.

World Education Services (WES)

Chinese Applicants (Additional Information)
Central Washington University must have your official certificate from China through the China Academic Degrees and Graduate Education Development Center (CDGDC) in both Chinese and English.  The certificate is one of following; Huikao, or Xueye shuiping ceshi or the Gaokao.  These are to be mailed directly to the CWU Admissions office.

CWU Admissions
400 East University Way
Ellensburg WA 98926-7463

You can request these official documents at:

China Academic Degrees and Graduate Education Development Center (CDGDC)
B-17 Tongfang Scientific Plaza
No. 1, Wangzhuang Road
Haidian District, Beijing  100083
China

Telephone: 010-82379480
Fax: 010-82379491
Email: cqv@cdgdc.edu.cn
Website: http://cqv.chinadegrees.cn

Indian Applicants (Additional Information)
Central Washington University's In House evaluator will not evaluate transcripts from India. The official Indian transcript must be evaluated by either International Services (FIS) Or WES.

Pakistani Applicants (Additional Information)
Central Washington University's In House evaluator will not evaluate transcripts from Pakistan. The official Pakistani transcript must be evaluated by either International Services (FIS) Or WES.

To apply for Conditional Admission at Central Washington University, please follow the steps below:

Step 1 – Complete the Conditional Admission Application (Undergraduate or Graduate)
Required Materials:

Step 2 – Submit Application and Materials
Once your Conditional Admission Application has been processed, the UESL Secretary will email you with instructions on how to pay the application fee.

Step 3 – Pay the $50 App Fee (wait for the UESL Secretary to notify you).
Your Conditional Admission Application cannot be processed until this step is complete.

  1. Go to this link
  2. Follow the directions.
  3. Email the UESL Secretary when you have successfully paid your application fee.

If you have any questions regarding your student account, please email UESL@cwu.edu

Other information
Please allow 3-4 weeks for the undergraduate process to be completed. Allow 4-5 weeks for the graduate process to be completed.

If you do not want to apply for Conditional Admission right away, that’s okay. You can apply along with your UESL application, or wait and apply after you have joined the UESL Program.

Send ALL application materials to the UESL Office.

UESL Program
Central Washington University
400 E. University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7562


Phone: 509-963-1376

uesl@cwu.edu

 

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