Financial Aid at CWU

The average amount of financial aid is $8,001 where 65% of enrolled students have received grants or scholarship aid at Central Washington University. The average amount of tuition & fees is $8,273 for Washington residents and $23,954 for out-of-state students at Central Washington University.

  • Average Financial Aid: $8,001
  • Undergraduate Tuition: $23,954 ($8,273 Washington residents)

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All Undergraduate Student Financial Aid

For academic year 2019-2020, total 7,280 students (65% of all undergraduate students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received amount is $8,001. Grant/scholarship aid includes federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid. Next table shows the financial aid statistics for all undergraduate students by aid types at Central Washington University.
Financial Aid Statistics at Central Washington University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid7,28065%$8,001
Pell Grants3,99736%$4,536
Federal Student Loans5,64550%$6,597

Beginning Student Financial Aid

For first time, full time beginning students (freshmen), total 1,836 students (90% of all freshmen) have received any type of financial aid and 1,809 students (88% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree seeking beginning undergraduate students. The average amount of grant/scholarship aid is $7,220 and the average amount of student loan aid is $6,019. Next table shows the headcount and average received amount of financial aid by source of the aid at Central Washington University.
Beginning Students Financial Aid Statistics at Central Washington University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid1,83690%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources1,66681%$7,220
Federal Grants75337%$4,797
Pell Grants75337%$4,569
Other Federal Grants1748%$986
State/Local Grants68233%$5,822
Institutional Grants1,29863%$3,425
Student Loans1,21659%$6,019
Federal Student Loans1,20059%$5,289
Other Student Loans764%$12,801

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level

Next table shows the number of students awarded and average grants/scholarship aid amount by income level for whom paying in-state tuition rate at Central Washington University. The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution (Central Washington University.
Financial Aid Statistics By Income Level at Central Washington University
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level1,3041,131$7,114
$0-$30,000383383$12,479
$30,001-$48,000205204$10,846
$48,001-$75,000208197$6,740
$75,001-$110,000210166$2,262
$110,001 or more298181$1,334

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Seattle Central College (Seattle Central) is a Public, 4 years school located in Seattle, WA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $3,779 for Washington residents and $3,779 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 6,802 and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1 (7.14%).
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Olympic College (Olympic) is a Public, 4 years school located in Bremerton, WA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $3,905 for Washington residents and $4,386 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 6,620 and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1 (5.56%).
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Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom (Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom) is a Public, 4 years school located in Lakewood, WA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $4,041 for Washington residents and $4,483 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 6,067 and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1 (6.67%).
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Peninsula College (Peninsula) is a Public, 4 years school located in Port Angeles, WA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $4,126 for Washington residents and $4,570 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 2,052 and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1 (7.14%).
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Highline College (Highline) is a Public, 4 years school located in Des Moines, WA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $4,127 for Washington residents and $4,576 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 6,530 and student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1 (7.69%).
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University of Washington-Bothell Campus (UWB) is a Public, 4 years school located in Bothell, WA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $11,390 for Washington residents and $38,091 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 5,970 and student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1 (5.00%).
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Seattle University (Seattle) is a Private, 4 years school located in Seattle, WA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $46,590. The school has a total enrollment of 7,291 and student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1 (9.09%).
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All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020