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Paying for College

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Phone: (509) 963-1211
Text: (509) 213-1813

Paying for college can be pretty intimidating for anyone, but there are many options at your disposal to make sure that your financial experience with Central is as easy as possible: 


Financial Aid

Find information about the FAFSA and why it is so important for students hoping to receive any sort of financial aid.  If you are interested in athletic scholarships, link here


Scholarships are competitive, but incredibly helpful. Find all the information you need about academic scholarships on this page.

Student Employment

Some students prefer to finance their educations through positions on or near campus. Central provides many resources to help students find the jobs they are looking for.

Veteran Benefits

There are special resources available to veterans through CWU Veterans affairs, so check out this page if you have prior military experience.

WUE Program

The Western Undergraduate Exchange Program allows students throughout the western United States to enroll at a reduced tuition rate. Participating states include: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, (Washington), and Wyoming.

Additional Information

Central provides information and aid to its students, but there are also many external resources at your disposal to help ease the transition into college.

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