Other Applicants

We are happy to welcome students who find they may have to check the “other” box now and then.

Applications for Your Situation

No two applicants come from the same circumstances or background—our admissions process reflects that. Find information tailored to your situation. Rest assured, you’ll find your niche here at EWU. If you’re not sure how to proceed, contact us with questions at:

Undergraduate Admissions
304 Sutton Hall
Cheney, WA 99004
E: admissions@ewu.edu
P: 509.359.2397

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Our Application Guide


You’re currently in high school or have earned less than 40 college credits.

Apply as a Freshman


You’ve attended college and have earned 40 or more college credits.

Apply as a Transfer


You have a bachelor’s degree and are pursuing a master’s, doctorate, or professional degree.

Apply as a Graduate


You’ll attend EWU while on a temporary visa.

Apply as an International


You’re a U.S. service member, veteran, or family member.

Apply as a Veteran


You’ve taken classes at EWU but haven't completed your degree… yet.

Apply as a Returning


You earned a bachelor's degree at an accredited university and now you're back for another one.

Apply as a Post-Baccalaureate


You're an undocumented student who wants to attend EWU.

Apply as an Undocumented

Non-Degree Seeking

You don’t want to earn a degree. You’re just interested in taking a class, completing clock hours, or earning a certificate.

Apply as a Non-Degree

Running Start

You're a high school junior or senior who wants to take classes at our campus and earn high school credit at the same time.

Apply for Running Start

EWU in the High School

Your high school has a program that teaches EWU classes in your school, while you earn college credit at the same time.

Learn About the Program

Online Education

You’ve graduated high school or college and want to take classes or earn a degree online.

Apply for Eastern Online

Summer Session

You want to take summer classes without enrolling as a student.

Apply for Summer Session