Eastern Washington University

Eastern Washington University

Cheney , United States
  • 96
    Acceptance Rate
  • 8
    Available Programs
  • 12350
  • 23210
    Average Cost
  • 70
    Employment Rate
  • Program
  • Permit


Eastern Washington University was founded in 1882 by a $10,000 grant from expressman Benjamin Pierce Cheney, originally known as Benjamin P. Cheney Academy to honor its founder.

EWU offers over 100 fields of study, 10 master's degrees, seven graduate certificates, 55 graduate programs of study and an applied doctoral program of physical therapy. The university is academically divided into six colleges: The College of Arts, Letters & Education; The College of Business & Public Administration; The College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics; The College of Social Sciences; The College of Health Science & Public Health; and University College.

Eastern is a recipient of the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, a national honor recognizing colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Entry requirements

  1.  A passport (recommended)
  2. Original, official transcripts to show you meet the grade requirements
  3. Evidence to show you have English proficiency. If English is not your native language, you must meet English language proficiency in one of the following ways:

Complete a transferable college-level English composition course from a university or college in the United States with a minimum grade C (2.0 on a 4.0 scale)

Take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and score at least 525 (paper-based) or 71 (iBT)

Have an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of at least 6.0

Complete secondary school with instruction in English (official letter from school must be provided)

Complete of EWU’s English Language Institute (ELI)

Scholarship & funding

Every year EWU awards approximately $5.5 million in scholarships. Add that to approximately $140 million in financial aid, and a degree from EWU is definitely within your financial reach.

You have two ways to earn an EWU scholarship:

1. Apply for admission by the priority deadline for the fall quarter. Apply at least 48 hours before the admissions deadline!

2. Complete the annual scholarship application.

For more information click here


Student life

International Experience at EWU