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  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    A
  6. Party Scene
    B+
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    B
Eastern Washington is a public university located in Cheney, Washington in the Spokane Area. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 10,060 undergraduate students. The Eastern Washington acceptance rate is 96%. Popular majors include Business, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Psychology. Graduating 52% of students, Eastern Washington alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,900.
About Eastern Washington University...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Big Sky Conference
Address
526 5th Street
Cheney, WA 99004
Website

Eastern Washington University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
96%
Application Deadline
May 15
SAT Range
870-1090
ACT Range
17-24
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$11,393/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $7,865/ year
  • $30-48k
    $9,199/ year
  • $49-75k
    $13,219/ year
  • $76-110k
    $17,407/ year
  • $110k+
    $18,960/ year
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Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
22:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.109 responses
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.122 responses
69%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.121 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
10,060Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
41%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 72 responses
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  • Pretty approachable and friendly
    51%
  • Average
    29%
  • Friendly and caring, but reserved
    7%
  • Unlike any other
    6%
  • Intelligent and creative
    3%
  • STEROTYPICAL
    3%
  • Diverse
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
64%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.137 responses
Poll
69%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.169 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 92 responses
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  • Great
    25%
  • Average
    20%
  • Accomadating
    18%
  • Its an mixture of all of the above
    17%
  • Amazing
    12%
  • Perfect
    5%
  • Mediocre
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
52%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.86 responses
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I really liked the professors and how they really care about students. Other than that it was pretty fun, but can be very boring. The town of Cheney doesn't have much to do, but there are fun things to do on campus like ice skating, basketball and other athletic activities. The food wasn't very good, but it wasn't terrible. I really enjoyed the education, but I got stuck with a first year professor, and she was not good at teaching, and I couldn't end up passing my class because of that. Other than that my other professors were great and I really enjoyed their classes. There are plenty of parties and drunk people that walk by every night, and it isn't fun because sometimes I try and sleep but can't because drunk people are yelling right outside my window. It's been a great experience, especially compared to high school. This is a great University, and it's very cheap too!
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It is a more affordable school to get your education. Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney, Washington, with programs offered at campuses in Cheney, EWU Spokane at the River point Campus and at multiple campus locations throughout the state. Also you can get many degrees online as well through EWU!
Eastern Washington University is a great place to go to school. The atmosphere is great and there is always something to do around campus. The campus is absolutely stunning. Plus, everyone there is so nice and genuine. The professors are great and are always willing to work with the students. In addition, the facilities on the campus are top notch. Labs have new equipment and the interior of the buildings are always very clean and current. There are many activities to go do at EWU. Many students enjoy attending the football games that are played on red turf. I would recomend this school for anyone who is looking to make great memories!