Eastern Washington University
Cheney, WA 99004-2496

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 12,279
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 21:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 2,640 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
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

Admission

95%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Eastern Washington University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,224 applications and 4,033 students were granted admission. Eastern Washington University is at the #93 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 23% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 88% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT850 to 1080
ACT17 to 23

Application Fee

$50
Undergrad students
$50
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

Eastern Washington University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $22,502 and in-state students paid $6,110.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$12,397
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$6,110
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$22,502
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 93% of Eastern Washington University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 39% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,352 (which is 1.8% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Eastern Washington University in 2016-2017, was 975, which is 58% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,328 (which is 0.5% above the national average.)

$4,352
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$5,328
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
93%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Eastern Washington University has enrolled a total of 12,279 students (10,790 students full-time and 1,489 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 12,279 students, 1,275 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and 11,217 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,062 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 440 students for distance studies.

12,279
Total Enrollment
1,275
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 63%

Hispanic: 13%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%

Two or more races: 6%

Non-resident alien: 4%

Black/African American: 3%

Asian: 3%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Eastern Washington 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 12% 1,063
Health Professions And Related Programs 12% 1,057 95
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 6% 574
Social Sciences 6% 570 0
Education 6% 548
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 5% 484
Psychology 5% 471 0
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 5% 419
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 4% 338
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 260

Graduation & Dropout Rates

47%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

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 Eastern Washington University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

4%
Still enrolled
50%
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

$43,800
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Eastern Washington University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $43,800. Last year, out of the total 392 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 337 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 395 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 336 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $43,800 $47,600
Employment Rate 86% 85%
Total Graduates 392 395

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Eastern Washington University.

University of Idaho
58.9 mile away