Eastern Washington University

Cheney, WA

Eastern Washington, founded in 1882, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 335-acre campus is located in Cheney, 16 miles southwest of Spokane.

School Profiles: Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$7,525

$25,056

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
41%
400-499
36%
300-399
6%
700-800
2%
600-699
11%
500-599
45%
400-499
36%
300-399
6%
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
28%
400-499
45%
300-399
20%
200-299
2%
30-36
5%
24-29
16%
18-23
33%
12-17
36%
6-11
10%
30-36
1%
24-29
23%
18-23
36%
12-17
40%
30-36
2%
24-29
23%
18-23
43%
12-17
30%
6-11
2%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

21

students

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Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,069
Declined + 230
Total Received 5,299
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Public

10,671

undergraduate students

1,654

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/management
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 4301
ACT 4454

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School Facts

Eastern Washington, founded in 1882, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 335-acre campus is located in Cheney, 16 miles southwest of Spokane.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 12,325
Established in 1882
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)

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Cheney, WA

335-acre, suburban campus in Cheney (population: 12,446). Served by bus; air and train serve Spokane. Public transportation serves campus.

Eastern Washington University
526 Fifth Street
Cheney, WA 99004

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
70%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
9 fraternities 7% of male students
 
11 sororities 6% of female students
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
41%
400-499
36%
300-399
6%
700-800
2%
600-699
11%
500-599
45%
400-499
36%
300-399
6%
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
28%
400-499
45%
300-399
20%
200-299
2%
30-36
5%
24-29
16%
18-23
33%
12-17
36%
6-11
10%
30-36
1%
24-29
23%
18-23
36%
12-17
40%
30-36
2%
24-29
23%
18-23
43%
12-17
30%
6-11
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
September 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,069
Declined + 230
Total Received 5,299

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Secondary school record

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Boubacar Bouare
Associate Director of Data Management, Analytic, and Admissions
P: 509 359-6692
admissions@ewu.edu

Financial Aid

61%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$13,326

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,543
Room $7,266
Board $5,140
Additional fees $982
Books & supplies $900
Total $20,831
Average Financial Aid - $13,326
Total with Avg. Aid $7,505
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 509 359-2314
F: 509 359-4330
finaid@ewu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Bruce DeFrates
Director of Financial Aid
bdefrates@ewu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
equestrian sports
football
golf
soccer
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

aikido, archery, baseball, boxing, equestrian sports, fencing, ice hockey, judo, kendo, kenpo, rugby, soccer, tennis, water skiing, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

aikido, archery, boxing, equestrian sports, fencing, ice hockey, judo, kendo, kenpo, rugby, softball, tennis, volleyball, water skiing, wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, baseball, bowling, cheerleading, cross-country, football, equestrian sports, fencing, ice hockey, martial arts, racquetball, rugby, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wrestling

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Athletic Directors

William Chaves (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Pam Parks (women's)
Swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big Sky Conference (Football I-AA)
Mascot
Eagle: Swoop
School colors
red and white

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Adult Education
Anthropology
Applied Developmental Psychology
Applied Psychology
Art
Art Administration
Art History
Art/Studio Art
Art/Visual Communication Design
Biology
Business Administration
Business Administration/Business Marketing Education
Business Administration/Economics
Business Administration/Finance
Business Administration/Management Information Systems
Business Administration/Marketing
Business Administration/Professional Accounting
Chemistry/Biochemistry
Children's Studies
College Instruction
Communication Disorders
Communications
Communications Studies
Computer Science
Computer Science/Computer Information Systems
Computer/Technology/Supported Education
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Dental Hygiene
Design/Visual Communication Design
Early Childhood Education
Earth/Space Science/Secondary Education
Economics
Education
Elementary Teacher Education
Engineering
Engineering/Electrical Engineering
Engineering/Mechanical Engineering
Engineering/Mechanical Engineering Technology
English
Environmental Science
Film
Finance
Foundation of Education
French
French Education
General Management
Geography
Geology
Government
Graphic Communications
Health
Health Informatics Technology/Management
Health Services Administration
History
Human Resources Management
Humanities
Instructional Media/Technology
Interdisciplinary Major
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Affairs
Journalism
Literacy
Literature
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Military Science
Music
Natural Sciences
Nursing
Occupational Health
Occupational Therapy
Organizational/Mass Communications
Outdoor Recreation
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Therapy
Physics
Professional Accounting
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Reading
Recreation Management
School Library Media Administration
Science Education
Social Sciences
Social Sciences Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Studio Art
Supervising/Clinic Teaching
Technology
Technology-Supported Education
Theatre
Therapeutic Recreation
Urban/Regional Planning
Visual Arts Education
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/management
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

12,325

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

10,671
students

Female
55%
5,865

Male
45%
4,806

13%

1,654
students

Female
73%
1,210

Male
27%
444

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

9,458
students

Female
56%
5,210

Male
44%
4,248

12%

1,213
students

Female
54%
655

Male
46%
558

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

95%

Transfer applicants accepted

65%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: September 1

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

quarter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

quarter hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 33
Countries most often represented Australia
Belgium
China
Japan
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Boubacar Bouare
Associate Director of Data Management, Analytic, and Admissions
509 359-6449
bbouare@ewu.edu

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