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CWU by the Numbers:

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Ratio of students to faculty

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Average Class Size

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Amount of Grant Aid CWU Offers

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Average annual out-of-pocket tuition rate for in-state students

The Bottom Line

A student taking 10-18 credits each quarter pays a flat tuition rate of about $6,900 for the entire year (excluding mandatory fees and other expenses). In 2016-2017 tuition will drop to about $5,900.


Average amount of federal aid students receive.


Percent of students receiving financial aid.

Reduced Tuition for Out-of-State Students

Some out-of-state students receive reduced tuition thanks to the Western Undergraduate Exchange.