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Ready to Become a Wildcat?

It’s never been easier to apply for admission to Central Washington University.

With more than 135 accredited majors, including high-demand subjects like computer science, health sciences, business administration, criminal justice, music, and education, you can find the degree program that is right for you. Start by selecting your student type below:

Admissions Checklist

For Undergraduate Applicants Only.

Ready to apply? Follow these easy steps and you’re on your way to becoming a Wildcat.

  1. First things first
    Apply and get admitted. You’ll need an official transcript, a $60 application fee (or waiver), above a 2.0 gpa, and a drive to succeed. 
  2. Complete your Financial Aid
    Applying for federal (FAFSA) or state (WASFA) financial aid is the best way to help pay for college. FAFSA opens October 1st each year.
  3. Confirm your enrollment
    Once you’re admitted, login to MyCWU to confirm your intention to enroll at CWU.
  4. Next Steps
    What’s next now that you’re admitted? Visit our Next Steps page to view more info on CWU Housing, Orientation, and other enrollment tips.

Questions? Contact your Admissions Counselor

Transfer Guide

Transfer students, please check out CWU’s Official Transfer Guide.

View the Transfer Guide

Welcome Book

Learn more about why CWU is the right choice, check out CWU’s Welcome Book.

View the Welcome Book

I’m Admitted… What’s Next?

Already admitted to CWU? Welcome to Central, we’re excited to have you join the Wildcat family! Visit our Next Steps page, select your student type, and view our resources to help you get enrolled. Questions? Text one of our admissions counselors at (509) 213-1813.

Next Steps