Save Time and Money with Early Transfer Admissions Plus (ETA+)

Are you a student enrolled at one of our partner colleges and have earned between 0-60 credits? You may be eligible for CWU's new ETA+ program, designed to streamline your degree path from community college to CWU. As part of ETA+, you’re fully admitted to your community college and conditionally admitted to CWU with access to key university resources including:

  • Academic major advising

  • Financial aid workshops

  • Career counseling to help in your degree planning process

  • $60 application fee waiver

  • Fun CWU gear

Designed to streamline your bachelor’s degree path to CWU, ETA+ provides you confidence about next steps in your higher education journey with access to CWU faculty and staff to guide you along your way. Get valuable guidance on what classes to take to get you the degree you want.

At the time of transfer, fully admitted students can choose between attending:

  • CWU (Ellensburg)

  • CWU Online

  • CWU-Des Moines


  • CWU-Lynnwood

  • CWU-Moses Lake

  • CWU-Pierce County

  • CWU-Wenatchee

  • CWU-Yakima

ETA+ Eligibility

  • Be currently enrolled at one of our partner colleges (Edmonds College, Highline College, Pierce College, JBLM, Yakima Valley College, Wenatchee Valley College, or Big Bend Community College) in a Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA) associate degree program
  • Have between 0-60 credits (40 semester credits) at the time of ETA+ application
  • Complete the appropriate transfer degree at your participating community college within two years of acceptance into the ETA+ program.

Next Steps

Apply to ETA+ at CWU. You’ll want to have your unofficial transcripts ready to upload at this time.