International Students

Become an Eagle

Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington is a safe and vibrant campus. It is one of the most affordable among its peer institutions. There are endless local travel experiences, large shopping centers to explore, and countless local coffee shops/bakeries to try.

International students thrive here and are a valued part of our community. We’re here to help you adjust by providing ongoing academic and cultural support. For further information or questions, please contact us at or 001.509.359.2331.


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Why Study at Eastern?

Our Students

We have about 10,500 students. This includes 350 international students from countries such as Brazil, China, France, Japan, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia.

Our Classes

EWU has 90 areas of study. Some of our strongest programs are biology, business, computer science, and engineering. We have partners in the region, which allows students to get practical experience.

Our Campus

EWU is a recipient of the 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award and #1 for diversity in Washington State.

Our Region

Spokane is an easy 20-minute drive downtown where there are gondola rides over the Spokane Falls, shopping, concerts, quality restaurants, skiing, and hiking trails nearby.

Eastern Stories

Yazmin Zepita

Elementary Education

Yazmin came to EWU from Yakima to join the education program. She has wanted to...

Rickie Morris Jr.


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Spencer Scott

Rocketry Club

Spencer Scott loves the amount of technology and availability of facilities on campus. So much...