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Eastern Washington University is a public institution that was founded in 1882. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 10,899, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 330 acres. It utilizes a quarter-based academic calendar. Eastern Washington University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (West), 62. Its in-state tuition and fees are $7,923 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $18,719 (2012-13).
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Eastern Washington University, a regionally-based comprehensive university, is located in Cheney, Wash., within the Spokane metropolitan area. EWU recently received national recognition by winning the NCAA Division I Football Championship. Also, over the last year, the university faculty members have received five National Science Foundation (NSF) grants.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Eastern Washington University, it's important to note the application deadline is May 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due May 15. The application fee at Eastern Washington University is $50. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 79.0 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||79.0%|
|Application deadline||May 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||May 15|
The student-faculty ratio at Eastern Washington University is 22:1, and the school has 34.0 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Eastern Washington University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Health Professions and Related Programs; Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies; and Social Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 73.0 percent.
Eastern Washington University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 10,899, with a gender distribution of 44.9 percent male students and 55.1 percent female students. At this school, 20.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 80.0 percent of students live off campus. Eastern Washington University is part of the NCAA I athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA I|
Campus Info & Services
Eastern Washington University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. Eastern Washington University also offers campus safety and security services like late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Eastern Washington University.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Eastern Washington University, 62.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $7,311.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$7,923 (2012-13)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$18,719 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$8,412 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data