East-West University
Chicago, IL 60605


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 514
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 16:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, East-West University's tuition was $19,500 for all students regardless of residency (27.2% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

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Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 90% of East-West University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 75% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $1,887 (which is 57.1% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at East-West University in 2016-2017, was 136, which is 78% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $2,578 (which is 56.3% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, East-West University has enrolled a total of 514 students (507 students full-time and 7 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 514 students, 14 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 50% men and 50% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 57%

Hispanic: 20%

Non-resident alien: 16%

White: 3%

Asian: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Two or more races: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 8 largest majors offered at East-West University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 32% 92
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 16% 48
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 13% 38
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 7% 20
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 7% 19
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 6% 18
English Language And Literature/letters 2% 6
Mathematics And Statistics 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of East-West University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of East-West University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $17,800. Last year, out of the total 912 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 775 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 977 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 830 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $17,800 $24,100
Employment Rate 85% 85%
Total Graduates 912 977

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of East-West University.

Spertus College
0.1 mile away
Columbia College Chicago
0.2 mile away
Roosevelt University
0.3 mile away
American Academy of Art
0.5 mile away
DePaul University
0.5 mile away