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Financial Aid Statistics

Understanding financial aid shouldn't require a degree in physics or accounting, which is why Eastern works hard to demystify the process and the numbers. Discover how we compare to the national and state averages, and discover how Eastern can help you afford the degree you need for the job you want.

It's just one more reason we're the best education value in Washington state.

2012 Financial Aid by The Numbers*
82.9% Percentage of full-time undergraduates who received financial aid after applying
$13,826 Average full-time undergraduate financial aid package
85.2% Average percentage of need met for first-time, full-time freshmen
$7,676 Average need-based scholarship and grant award
$3,407 Average self-help award (loans and work-study)
$5.5 million Total value of scholarships awarded
$134 million Total financial aid

 

Percent of 2012 Graduates with Student Loan Debt**
71% National Average
56% Washington State Average
56% EWU Average

 

Average Debt of 2012 Graduates with Student Loans**
$29,400 National Average
$23,293 Washington State Average
$23,604 EWU Average

 

* Data comes from the EWU Common Data Set 2012-2013.

** Data comes from the nonprofit Project on Student Debt in January 2014.

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