Overview

Applicants
4,987
Acceptance Rate
74%
Average HS GPA
3.23

GPA Breakdown

16%
Over 3.75
16%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
25%
2.50 - 2.99
6%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
420 - 530
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
430 - 540
SAT Writing
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
400 - 510
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
17 - 23

Deadlines


Regular
May 15

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
22:1
Total Faculty
666
with Terminal Degree
459

344
Men
322
Women
104
Minority
14
International

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
20 - 29

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
20%
Graduate in 5 years
38%
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • Architecture and Related Service

  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies

  • Women's Studies

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Finance, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Journalism

  • Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services

  • Graphic Communications, General

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General

  • Education

  • Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Computer Teacher Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
  • Educational/Instructional Media Design
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Reading Teacher Education
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

  • Engineering

  • Engineering, General
  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Engineering Technologies/Technicians

  • Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • Creative Writing
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing

  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences

  • Child Development

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • French Language and Literature
  • Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy

  • History

  • History, General

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

  • Natural Resources and Conservation

  • Environmental Science

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Health and Physical Education, General
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Philosophy

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Counseling Psychology
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Psychology, General
  • School Psychology

  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

  • Public Administration
  • Social Work
  • Social Work, Other

  • Social Sciences

  • Anthropology
  • Criminology
  • Economics, General
  • Geography
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Sociology

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Film/Cinema Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Music, General


Degrees

Bachelor's
Certificate
Doctoral/Professional
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Prominent Alumni


Patrick McManus
Author

Thomas Hampson
Opera Singer

Todd McFarland
Cartoonist

Michael Roos
Tennessee Titans Offensive Tackle

Career overview


Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
20%
Graduate in 5 years
38%
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Apr 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$8,324

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$7,676

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,127

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$25,310

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
55%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$8,324

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
Yes

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
12,411
Out of State
6%

International
3%
Foreign Countries Represented
70

Demographics

1.25%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
3.01%
Asian
3.38%
African-American
14.07%
Hispanic
65.64%
Caucasian
7.67%
Unknown
3.08%
International

54% female
46% male
6% are out of state
81% are full time
19% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
19%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
74%

Campus Environment
Suburban

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Frat Sorority
Other
Theme Housing
Wellness Housing

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Same as above

Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

Director
Hevin Hills

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
No

Documentation Requred for LD
Statement of diagnosis, tests administered and their interpretation (aptitude, achievement, information processing), functional

Documentation Requred for ADHD
Must be current and comprehensive (evidence of early impairment evidence of current impairment, relevant testing info, alternati

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
No

Reading machine
Yes

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
95
Number of Honor Societies
9

Number of Social Sororities
11
Number of Religious Organizations
12

4% join a fraternity
5% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

26% participate in intramural sports
2% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Eagles)
6 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Eagles)
8 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Day Care
Health
Womens Center
LGBT Support Groups: Pride Center http://access.ewu.edu/Pride-Center.xml

Minority Support Groups: Africana Education Program http://www.ewu.edu/CSBSSW/Programs/Africana-Education.xml Chicano Education Program http://www.ewu.edu/CSBSSW/Programs/Chicano-Education.xml Asia University America Program http://www.ewu.edu/CALE/Programs/AUAP.xml American Indian Studies Program http://www.ewu.edu/CSBSSW/Programs/American-Indian-Studies.xml

Army ROTC Offered on-campus

Sustainability

Eastern Washington University offers a dynamic and expanding range of campus sustainability features including: a University Recycling Department, five years of participation in the RecycleMania national competition, a Commute Trip Reduction (CTR) program to reduce single-driver commuting, a Campus Sustainability Committee, participation in the Washington State Energy Service Performance Contracting (ESPC) program, and an Annual Student Research Symposium on sustainability practices. For students, the green-minded may participate in the Eastern Environmental Club, or major in a range of environmental disciplines including ecological studies, environmental chemistry, and urban & regional planning. EWU holds LEED Gold certification on Hargreaves Hall and the University Recreation Center and is anticipating certification on a number of new building and renovation projects. In total, the university diverts an impressive 35 percent of waste from landfills (100 percent of campus buildings have designated recycling areas), and the CTR program has achieved a 30 percent student and 33 percent faculty participation rate in carpool and vanpool guaranteed rides home, free bus passes, biking, telecommuting, and other transportation alternatives. The university’s “Sweater Days, Better Days” campaign promotes awareness of energy consumption and costs during the winter months. With enthusiastic participation from its students, EWU is growing greener all the time.

School Has Formal Sustainability Committee
Yes

Sustainability-focused degree available
Yes

School employs a sustainability officer
Yes

Public GHG inventory plan
Yes

Available Transportation Alternatives

Bike Share
No

Car Sharing Program
No

Carpool/Vanpool Matching Program
Yes

Cash-Out Parking
No

Condensed Work Week Option For Employees
Yes

Free Or Reduced Price Transit Passes And/Or Free Campus Shuttle
Yes

Incentives Or Programs To Encourage Employees To Live Close To Campus
No

Indoor And Secure Bike Storage, Shower Facilities, And Lockers For Bicycle Commuters
Yes

Reduced Parking Fees For Car And Van Poolers
No

School Adopted A Policy Prohibiting Idling
No

School Developed Bicycle Plan
Yes

School Offers A Telecommute Program For Employees
Yes

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
150

Average Number of PC's per Lab
30

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Student Bookstore discounts on software and computers

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Undergraduate Admissions
Shannon Carr

Address
101 Sutton Hall
Eastern Washington University
Cheney, WA 99004

Phone
509.359.2397

Email
campustours@ewu.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Roos Stadium: "The Inferno" red turf
URC- New Recreaton Center
JFK Library
PUB- Pence Union Building
Central Campus mall
EWU Gallery of Art

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Cheney business district
Riverfront Park in Spokane
Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture
The Metropolitan Performing Arts Center
Spokane Civic Theatre
Spokane Arena - Chiefs Hockey Northtown and Spokane Valley Malls

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday - Friday
8 - 5 and on appointment
509.359.2397

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Monday - Friday at 11am and 2pm
Average Length: 2 hours

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Athletic Department

Advance Notice
2 weeks

Contact Email Address for Visit
http://www.goeags.com/recruiting/

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
Overnight Dorm stays are available during Eagle Preview Weekends.

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Spokane Transit Authority operates a bus service throughout the Spokane area and to Cheney/EWU. The nearest airport is Spokane International Airport, approximately 20 minutes from Cheney.

Driving Instructions to Campus
West bound on I-90: Take Exit 270 (Four Lakes). Travel on HWY 904 for 6 miles. Once you enter Cheney you will pass through two stop lights. Turn right on D Street. Then turn left offf of D Street onto 5th Street. The road will curve to the right and then back to your left on 6th Street. You will want to enter parking lot #4, which will be on the right just after the curve to see if there are available parking spaces. or proceed to Lot #18 , which is at 7th and Washington. East bound on I-90: Take Exit 257 (Tyler). Travel on HWY 904 for 11 miles. Once you enter Cheney, turn left on Washington Street. After you crest the hill, turn right off of Washington Street onto West 7th Street. Continue on 7th Street until you come to a stop sign. At the stop sign right onto F Street. Pass Sutton Hall and turn into parking lot #4 on the right.

Local Accommodations
Holiday Inn Express Suite- (3 minutes from campus) 1-509-235-1100 Best Western Peppertree* (10 min. from campus) 1-800-799-3933 Hampton Inn (15 min. from campus) 1-800-426-7866 Ramada Inn @ the Airport* (15 minutes from campus) 1-509-838-5211 The Davenport Hotel* (25 minutes from campus) 1-800-899-1482 * ask for the Eastern visitor rate
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Key Stats

4,987
Applicants
12,411
Size
74%
Acceptance Rate

Rankings & Lists