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At Central Washington University, you'll find a community designed to support your individual journey to success.

Forward-Thinking Programs

Prepare for the careers of today and tomorrow. Chart your own course with more than 135 accredited undergraduate majors and 32 accredited master’s degree programs. We offer many minor and certificate options to complement your academic path.

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CWU Campus Locations

Our main campus is located in historic Ellensburg, Washington and we have six satellite locations across the state. Explore our locations and find the campus or center that's most convenient for you.

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The CWU Experience

  • Student Life

    Enjoy the vibrant Wildcat way of life! From movie nights to intramural sports, you’ll never run out of activities at CWU.

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    Admissions & Aid

    Begin building the future you've been dreaming about. It's easy to apply to CWU and we're here for you every step of the way.

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    Our small class sizes, passionate educators, and real-world learning opportunities prepare you to take on your dreams.

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    The world needs builders, doers, and leaders who care. You belong here, and we see your future at CWU.

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    CWU to host first of two fall quarter sustainability forums Wednesday

    October 2, 2023


    Regional media chronicles start of fall quarter at CWU

    September 27, 2023


    CWU students receive grant to develop sustainable smartphone

    September 22, 2023