Eastern Washington University

526 5th St, Cheney, United States
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Overview of Eastern Washington University

About this school

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


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:11,473
    • Men:5,296 (46.2%)
    • Women:6,177 (53.8%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Not reported

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma or equivalent is not required

  • High School Program:

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
May 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Not used if submitted
May 15
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
526 5th Street
City, State, Zip
Cheney, WA  99004-2431
Phone
(509) 359-2397
Fax
(509) 359-4330
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
-
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Not reported

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
96% of 4,444 applicants were admitted
Women
97% of 2,603 applicants were admitted
Men
95% of 1,841 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,849 (67%) of 4,276 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,591 (63%) of 2,532 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,258 (72%) of 1,744 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.23
375 And Above
14%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
19%
2.50 - 2.99
25%
2.00 - 2.49
9%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
430-560 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
11%
• Score 500 - 600
38%
• Score 400 - 500
37%
• Score 300 - 400
12%
• Score 200 - 300
1%
Sat Critical Reading
440-530 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
6%
• Score 500 - 600
45%
• Score 400 - 500
39%
• Score 300 - 400
9%
• Score 200 - 300
1%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
17-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
2%
• Score 24 - 29
24%
• Score 18 - 23
48%
• Score 12 - 17
25%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,109|Out-of-state: $23,862
  • Room & Board: - $11,493 (76.45180602674117%)
  • Other Expences: - $840 (5.587707044502095%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,700 (17.960486928756737%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Eastern Washington University accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003775
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,485 (88.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,118 (75.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
895 (80.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
66 (7.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
86%
Average Award
$12,429
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 782 (87.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,883
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 650 (72.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,447
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 401 (44.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
137 (8.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,476

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
7,553 (74.3%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
6,210 (82.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,282 (85.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
456 (8.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$13,055
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,437 (84.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,019
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,989 (75.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,393
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,172 (22.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
529 (5.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,710

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
52%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$27,961
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
6.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
20.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, Local/State Students, Married Students, Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,723

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Quarter

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


483

Part-Time Faculty


193

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


55%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 15% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 25% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 22% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 17% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 10% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 11% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 43% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 31% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 23% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Eastern Washington University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


75.8%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


25.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


45.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


52.2%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (93)


  • Accounting
  • Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
  • Educational/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Graphic Communications, General
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Reading Teacher Education
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • School Psychology
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Social Work, Other
  • Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
  • Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


Exercise science/occupational therapy, therapeutic recreation, interdisciplinary studies

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Fine Arts, Master of Urban and Rural Planning, Master of Science in Communication, Master of Science, Master of Occupational Therapy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration

Master's Programs of Study (41)


  • Adult Education
  • Applied Psychology
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Education
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Experimental Psychology
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • Recreation and Park Management
  • Rhetoric
  • School Psychology
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Technical Communication
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Writing

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


11,018

Nearest Metropolitan Area


335 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Spokane

Weather


Temperature
20.8 average low in January, 74.7 average high in September
Rain
113 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
8 mile(s) from campus in Spokane
Nearest Bus Station
18 mile(s) from campus in Cheney
Nearest Train Station
18 mile(s) from campus in Spokane

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


16% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


84%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Eagles
School Colors
Red and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
baseball, basketball, bowling, cross-country running, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Eastern Washington University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


10,060

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
11,473
Women
6,177
Men
5,296

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 1.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.1% Asian
  • 3.6% Black/African-American
  • 16.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 7.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 65.6% White
  • 2.1% Unknown

International Students


4.1%

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


1,134

Student Resources

Study resources