We’re located in the gorgeous Kittitas Valley in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. Ellensburg is just 90 minutes from Seattle, and a bike ride away from some of Washington’s most breathtaking natural features: the Yakima River Canyon, the Columbia River, Mount Stuart, and so much more. The historic town center features eclectic shops, galleries, and restaurants, along with elegant buildings from Ellensburg’s past.
The University’s music program is the largest and most prestigious on the West Coast. World-class performances in the beautiful McIntyre Hall inspire and delight audiences from all over the world. With more than 135 degree programs, the University’s graduates bring innovation and energy to the local workforce.
The average daily commute for employees is 16.5 minutes, and Ellensburg offers a fare-free transit system for all.