Eastern Washington University

Cheney, WA

Eastern Washington University

Cheney, WA

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Tuition & Fees

$7,733

$25,702

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
560
25th
460
75th
530
25th
420
75th
22
25th
14
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
16
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

21

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,435
Declined 1,183
Total Received 5,618
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Public

13,971

undergraduate students

2,309

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 16,280
Established in 1882
Coeducational Coeducational

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

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Eastern Washington University
526 Fifth Street
Cheney, WA
99004

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
70%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
560
25th
460
75th
530
25th
420
75th
22
25th
14
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
16

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
Application deadline (final deadline) September 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,435
Declined 1,183
Total Received 5,618

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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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Financial Aid

66%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$9,246

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,707
Room $7,630
Board $5,850
Additional fees $1,026
Books & supplies $930
Total $22,143
Average Financial Aid - $9,246
Total with Avg. Aid $12,897

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Soccer yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big Sky Conference (Football I-AA)

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Applied and Professional Ethics. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes yes
Behavioral Sciences. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business Statistics. yes
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education. yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Child Development. yes
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning. yes yes
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminology. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist. yes yes
Developmental and Child Psychology. yes yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Engineering/Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians, Other. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes yes
Environmental Science. yes
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language Teacher Education. yes yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Geography. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator. yes
Health Teacher Education. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
History, General. yes yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Journalism. yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Management Science. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Music Management. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist. yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General. yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics Teacher Education. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Health, General. yes yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes yes
School Psychology. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes yes
Social Sciences, Other. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes yes
Social Work. yes yes
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes yes
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes yes
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy. yes
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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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

16,280

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

13,971
students

Female
55%
7,750

Male
45%
6,221

14%

2,309
students

Female
72%
1,663

Male
28%
646

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

72%

10,070
students

Female
55%
5,526

Male
45%
4,544

28%

3,901
students

Female
57%
2,224

Male
43%
1,677

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Hispanic/Latino
47%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: September 1

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

quarter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

quarter hours

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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

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