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Central Washington University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $5,238 $5,493 $5,724 $6,422 12.2%
Out-of-state $14,193 $14,895 $15,596 $16,685 7.0%
Books and supplies $924 $924 $924 $972 5.2%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $6,395 $7,842 $8,052 $8,460 5.1%
Other $3,045 $3,045 $3,114 $3,216 3.3%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $15,602 $17,304 $17,814 $19,070 7.1%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $24,557 $26,706 $27,686 $29,333 5.9%

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Map of Central Washington University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2008
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 5,013 2,353 2,660
Percent admitted 79% 75% 82%
Percent admitted who enrolled 40% 44% 36%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school record   X
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Recommendations   X
Formal demonstration of competencies   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2008 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 1,375 88%
ACT 354 23%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 440 540
SAT Math 440 550
ACT Composite 18 23
ACT English 17 23
ACT Math 17 23

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities 4/1/1918 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Didactic Program in Dietetics 11/1/1980 -   Accredited
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship 4/1/1992 -   Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs 3/7/2006 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1967 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1954 -   Accredited