Where Futures Come Into Focus


Whether art, business, education, or science, you can be sure that the Academic Colleges at Central Washington University will prepare you with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in and out of the classroom.

Our Colleges


Explore creative arts to foster critical thinking, dynamic business programs to nurture aspiring entrepreneurs, comprehensive education tracks for future educators, or scientific exploration for a promising career in the sciences and build a strong foundation for your future success.

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William O. Douglas Honors College

The William O. Douglas Honors College, is a flexible course of study for undergraduate and transfer students at CWU.

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College of the Sciences

The College of the Sciences offers degrees in a wide range of subjects, from Geology to Craft Brewing.

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College of Education and Professional Studies

From Education to Engineering, in the College of Education and Professional Studies you will build a better future.

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College of Arts and Humanities

The College of Arts and Humanities engages students in research, creativity, and public service.

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College of Business

Explore the different programs and resources of the College of Business.

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Graduate Studies

The School of Graduate Studies and Research provides quality graduate programs that prepare you for professional careers.

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