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Reviews 1264 total reviews with an average rating of 3.5

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5 College Junior

Health & Safety: The campus is pretty safe and wel patrolled at night by the local police.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: The value of the degree from CWU is good enough to get a starting career nearby in the Seattle area, I'm not sure about how extensive the alumni network.

4 College Junior

Campus Housing: Dorm rooms are spread throughout the campus, and you have an option of joining an LLC (Living Learning Community).

3 College Junior

Athletics: We don't have a football team, and we don't participate in any of the big college conferences.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: I chose to apply to Central Washington University because of the affordability, the small town charm, and a smaller more intimate campus for meeting new people. The campus may be smaller than most public universities in Washington state, but I believe that just helps me to be less distracted and overwhelmed. My favorite experiences at CWU is the Recreation center and the smaller class sizes.

5 College Junior

Health & Safety: My campus makes me feel very safe. There is usually cops driving by regularly and we also have emergency posts throughout campus to call the police with just a button. Also there have not been many acts of crime on or near campus but if there is everyone gets a call saying where the incident happened and what to look out for.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: I really like my school and it was easy to apply to and get a response right back. There is many options for career paths here as well as help with getting into internships. We also have recruiters every month in the SURC, that are looking for prospects in your career field, it is very helpful and makes it easy on the process of what you need to get done to get further into your career.

3 College Junior

Campus Housing: I have never lived on campus, but my friends have told me its great to meet new people for the rest of your time in closet. The down side is that the dorms are very small and very expensive.

5 College Junior

Athletics: We do better in some sports than others but we still have a lot of school pride for all of them!

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: I like my school because its diverse as well as has a major for everyone. We have a awesome rugby team, very good music program, and a big field for education majors.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Has a diverse range of majors with professors who are able to diligently assist you in any way possible for your success

5 Recent Alumnus

Health & Safety: Best support system on campus.

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3 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: I mostly got help from my assigned advisor for an internship. I didn't need to go to career services for help.

3 Recent Alumnus

Campus Housing: Some dorms don't look very comfortable. I like the housing better because it has a bigger space and a bit more affordable than the dorms.

3 Recent Alumnus

Athletics: Football is a big thing so we try to show support.

5 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: CWU is the best because it is a very divers place.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: It's pretty good. It's really nice for transfer students with AA degrees.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I have had a great experience with the courses and professors at Central. They have all been friendly and accommodating. They were knowledgeable in their respective fields and enjoyed teaching there. The variety is good there as well, a number of different courses are offered that range in diversity. The sizes are my favorite, ranging from 20 to maybe 60 students. The most I've had in a class was 100 maybe, and that was a 100 level class as well as a general requirement. All my other classes were an average of 30 students which really helps leaning and makes you more comfortable to ask questions in class.

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I haven't gone to the career center for questions with my degree quite yet but i did talk with the department in which my career is rooted. They were extremely helpful and gave me quite a few resources to connect with others interested in this my field along with some alumni that were in that field as well.

5 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I feel safe at my school. I have never worried or had a fear of being sexually assaulted. The only time i get nervouse on campus is walking around late at night by my self and even then they have these blue button stains around campus that, when pressed, activate an alert system that calls the police and makes sound. Though I've never had to use them, its comforting having them there.

5 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I loved living in the dorms! They were defiantly a little tight at times but it was a great experience i would for sure recommend. Its simple living and the environment is very accepting and friendly. All the RA's were always willing to help if need be and took their jobs seriously but not overly so. Living in the dorms helped make my first year so enjoyable.

5 College Sophomore

Athletics: I don't personally play sports but i do like to go to the games. There are a lot of people that attend the varsity sports, especially basketball and football. Intramural is a big hit on campus as well. I attended a lot of my friends games that were playing on the teams and it was always great to watch. The gym for the non-athletes is well equipped and i find it meets all my exercise needs for sure!

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I really enjoy it there. The environment is very friendly and welcoming. It is easy to find help to answer questions when need be and everyone is willing to assist. It is a great place to learn about your major and also yourself. I have really found myself my first year there, along with receiving a good education.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: I've only had a couple of bad profs - one who really didn't care about whether her students did well (and has since left) and one who didn't seem to care about the other classes his students had and just assigned boatloads of work anyway.

3 College Junior

Health & Safety: The CWU Police Department is great and campus is fairly safe, but CWU staff have a lot of work to do in their sexual assault response department. A friend of mine was sexually assaulted and basically ignored when she tried to get help.

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