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Running Start

New Students

Running Start is available to local high school students at the main campus in Ellensburg and at CWU Sammamish. Explore the links below to learn more about Running Start, if it's right for you, and how to apply. Questions? Contact your Running Start office (Ellensburg: 509-963-1351 / Sammamish: 425-392-2110 / 

Please note: The Running Start office will accept applications through Friday, September 6 for fall quarter. Students needing specific coursework are encouraged to apply earlier. 

Application & Testing Information

Homeschool Students

Benefits & Challenges

Online Students

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