CWU Student Population

Total 12,342 students are enrolled in Central Washington University (11,419 undergraduate and 923 graduate). Among them, 3,180 students are enrolled in online degree/certificate programs. 703 faculties are working for Central Washington University and student to faculty ratio is 17.56 to 1.

  • Total Student Population: 12,342
  • Undergraduate: 11,419
  • Graduate: 923
  • Online Students: 3,180

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Population By Gender/Attending Status

For academic year 2019-2020, total 12,342 students enrolled into Central Washington University. 11,419 enrolled in undergraduate programs and 923 students enrolled in graduate programs. By attending status. there are 10,568 full-time and 1,774 part-time students. By gender, 5,828 male and 6,514 female students are attending at Central Washington University. Next table summarizes the student population by gender and attending status for Central Washington University.
Student Population By Gender
Central Washington University
TotalMaleFemale
Total12,3425,8286,514
Undergraduate11,4195,4825,937
Graduate923346577
Student Population By Attending Status
Central Washington University
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total12,34210,5681,774
Undergraduate11,41910,0401,379
Graduate923528395

Population by Race/Ethnicity

Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Central Washington University.
There are 6,289 White (50.96%), 459 Black/African American (3.72%), 1,952 Hispanic (15.82%), 462 Asian (3.74%), and 3,180 students with other races.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Central Washington University
TotalMaleFemale
Total12,3425,8286,514
American Indian/Native American672245
Asian462227235
Black/African American459256203
Hispanic1,9528031,149
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1065551
White6,2892,9793,310
Two More905469436
Un-Known1,736789947
Undergraduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Central Washington University
TotalMaleFemale
Total11,4195,4825,937
American Indian/Native American642242
Asian429218211
Black/African American436246190
Hispanic1,8357571,078
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1035548
White5,7362,7752,961
Two More859449410
Un-Known1,618742876
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Central Washington University
TotalMaleFemale
Total923346577
American Indian/Native American303
Asian33924
Black/African American231013
Hispanic1174671
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander303
White553204349
Two More462026
Un-Known1184771

Online Student Population

Central Washington University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. 3,180 students (25.77% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 7,872 students (63.78% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Central Washington University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Central Washington University
TotalEnrolled ExclusivelyEnrolled Some CoursesNot In Online Courses
Total12,3423,1807,8721,290
Undergraduate11,4192,7227,6151,082
Graduate923458257208

Population by Student Age

The following table summarizes the students population by age at Central Washington University. 5,666 students are aged 20 to 24 (45.91% of total students), 4,074 students are aged below 20 (33.01%), 194 students are aged above 50 (1.57%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Central Washington University.
Student Population By Age at Central Washington University
TotalMaleFemale
Total12,3425,8286,514
Under 18594219375
Age 18-193,4801,6231,857
Age 20-213,2991,5391,760
Age 22-242,3671,2581,109
Age 25-291,205630575
Age 30-34506228278
Age 35-39316120196
Age 40-49381140241
Age 50-6418162119
Over 641394
Undergraduate Student Population By Age at Central Washington University
TotalMaleFemale
Total11,4195,4825,937
Under 18594219375
Age 18-193,4801,6231,857
Age 20-213,2861,5371,749
Age 22-242,1671,184983
Age 25-29938527411
Age 30-34356164192
Age 35-3922288134
Age 40-4925899159
Age 50-641123973
Over 64624
Graduate Student Population By Age at Central Washington University
TotalMaleFemale
Total923346577
Age 20-2113211
Age 22-2420074126
Age 25-29267103164
Age 30-341506486
Age 35-39943262
Age 40-491234182
Age 50-64692346
Over 64770

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Western Washington University (Western Washington) is a Public, 4 years school located in Bellingham, WA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,343 for Washington residents and $24,690 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 16,121 and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1 (5.56%).
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Bellevue College (BC) is a Public, 4 years school located in Bellevue, WA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $3,866 for Washington residents and $9,246 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 13,226 and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1 (6.67%).
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Eastern Washington University (EWU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Cheney, WA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $7,526 for Washington residents and $25,057 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 12,633 and student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1 (4.76%).
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University of Washington-Seattle Campus (UW) is a Public, 4 years school located in Seattle, WA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $11,465 for Washington residents and $38,166 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 47,400 and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1 (5.26%).
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Washington State University (Washington State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Pullman, WA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $11,841 for Washington residents and $26,419 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 31,478 and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1 (6.67%).
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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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Gonzaga University (Gonzaga) is a Private, 4 years school located in Spokane, WA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $45,140. The school has a total enrollment of 7,563 and student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1 (9.09%).
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City University of Seattle (CityU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Seattle, WA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $13,120. The school has a total enrollment of 2,113 and student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1 (16.67%).
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University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (UWT) is a Public, 4 years school located in Tacoma, WA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $11,639 for Washington residents and $38,340 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 5,354 and student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1 (6.25%).
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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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