Central Washington University offers a high-quality, affordable education.

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CWU offers a high-quality, affordable education. Students pay an average instate tuition rate of only $3,000 per year (with financial aid) and CWU offers more than $40 million in waivers, grants and scholarship funding.

Located about 100 miles from Seattle, CWU was ranked the No. 1 college in Washington in the Educate to Career college rankings and was listed in the top 100 schools in the nation based on quality for best price by Washington Monthly.

Students also can find the major they want. CWU offers more than 135 majors, 40 master’s degrees and 13 pre-professional programs.

And you won’t get lost in a crowd. CWU has small classes – an average of just 19 students per class – and a philosophy of learning by doing. Your classroom might be the cockpit of a jet plane, the stage at the Monterey Jazz Center or a jungle in China.

Best of all, CWU offers a beautiful, safe and friendly environment.

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