Eastern Washington University provides a variety of educational opportunities for students to assist them in their growth and development. The school is located in Cheney, Washington and publically funded. Approximately twelve thousand students are enrolled per year at EWU.
Students may select from several areas of study, including but not limited to:
- Public Administration And Social Services
- Interdisciplinary Studies
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
- Health And Clinical Professions
The admissions process begins with the submission of an application, transcripts, and standardized test scores, which are then reviewed by admissions officials. Either the SAT or ACT exam must be taken to apply to EWU. Scores within the range of 18 - 23 on the ACT or 1260 - 1600 on the SAT are needed to increase the chance of getting accepted. An estimated 80% of all students that applied were admitted at this school, with 48% of those admitted choosing to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found at ewu.edu.
The cost of tuition varies for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state residents pay approximately $8,000, while out-of-state residents pay $19,000 annually. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the necessary requirements.
The EWU Eagles participate in several athletic programs, as part of the NCAA organization. Athletic programs available may include the following:
- Basketball (NCAA Division I-AA)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division I-AA)
- Football (NCAA Division I-AA)
- Golf (NCAA Division I-AA)
Contact information, admission forms, areas of study, and more may be viewed on school's website at http://www.ewu.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may give you an idea of the students EWU accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Eastern Washington University is around 12,000 students, where graduate students make up roughly 14% of the student body.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $12,300. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $50 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- In-State: $7,100-$8,500
- Out-of-State: $21,000-$25,750
- Charges for part-time students are:
- State Residents: $240-$280 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $720-$860 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||94%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||75%||$8,295|
|Receiving Student Loans||59%||$5,852|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, Eastern Washington University may provide services to students like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Student employment
- Assistance to find work
- Child care
The overall graduation rate of Eastern Washington University is around 45%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||19%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||20%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||7%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dental Hygienist Program
- English Language Program
- Music Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
- Occupational Therapy (OT) Program
Eastern Washington University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division I-AA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Basketball (Big Sky Conference)
- Track and Field (Big Sky Conference)
- Football (Big Sky Conference)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Eastern Washington University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
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- Central Washington University in Ellensburg, WA (143 miles away)
- Eastern Oregon University in La Grande, OR (150 miles away)
- The University of Montana in Missoula, MT (174 miles away)
- University of Washington - Bothell Campus in Bothell, WA (216 miles away)
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