SAT Range 850 - 1,100
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Central Washington University is a Public school located in Ellensburg, WA. Central Washington University has a total enrollment of 11,993 with a graduation rate of 52% and a student/faculty ratio of 20:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The Central Washington University SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend Central Washington University.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPublic
Avg. price for students receiving grants$15,189
Avg. price for students living on campus$21,908
Avg. price for students living off campus$21,908


Total applicants4,934
Total admissions4,027
Admission rate82%
Application fee$50
Average staff salary$70,029

25th percentile score

SAT math430
SAT reading420
SAT writing410
ACT composite17

75th percentile score

SAT math550
SAT reading550
SAT writing500
ACT composite25

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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Source: The Central Washington University data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.