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  • Central Washington UniversityAdmissions & Enrollment

    Admissions
    Number of students in online programs1,2981
    Acceptance rate (campuswide)86.8%2
    Minimum / average high school GPA for acceptance2.0 / 3.2
    Average ACT score of accepted students213
    Requirements
    Admissions tests acceptedACT or SAT
    Admissions essay required?No
    Admissions interview required?No
    References required?No
    Other admissions requirements$50 non-refundable application fee
  • Central Washington UniversityTuition & Aid

    Tuition
    In-state tuition (per online credit hour*)$5323
    In-state tuition (per on-campus credit hour)$5083
    In-state tuition for academic year (including fees)$8,6881
    Out-of-state tuition (per online credit hour*)$2,4023
    Out-of-state tuition (per on-campus credit hour)$1,3623
    Out-of-state tuition for academic year (including fees)$21,5011
    Financial Aid Availability
    Financial aid availableYes
    % of undergraduates receiving need-based financial aid67.7%4

    Notes

    • *The cost per online credit hour does not include distance education fees or other expenses such as books and exam proctoring fees.
  • Central Washington UniversityAcademics & Faculty

    Academics
    Regional accrediting bodyNWCCU
    Online psychology programs offeredBachelor of Arts
    First online program offered in2010-2011
    Grad school accredited by the APA?Not applicable
    Psychology Coursework
    Foundational CoursesGeneral Psychology; Introduction to the Major; Research Methods in Psychology; Introductory Statistics
    Faculty
    Full-time online instructional faculty (campuswide)1334
    Instructional faculty with PhD (campuswide)57%5
    Tenured facultyNot available
    Average experience teaching online2 years4
  • Central Washington UniversityServices & Support

    Structure
    Online program same as campus?No
    Student to student engagementYes
    Online chatroomsYes
    Web conferencing (webinars)Yes
    Skype or other visual softwareYes
    Student Support
    Academic advisingYes
    Career placement assistance?Yes
    Access to digitized library materials?Yes
    Mentoring?No
    24-7 technical support?Yes
    Live tutoring?No
    Instructor response expected within24 hours4
    One-year new student retention rate83%1
    Graduation rate79%1
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