Returning Students

Welcome Back

If you have taken one or more classes at EWU in the past, you are considered a returning student, a.k.a. someone who does not give up easily.


Reapply Online

Complete the online admission application.



Submit Official Transcripts

For any college credits earned since you last attended EWU. If none, skip this step.

Already Started?

Log in to your already-started application. Enter the username and password you created to pick up where you left off!

How You’ll Get Admitted

A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.


A cumulative GPA of 2.0-2.49 with completion of college-level English and intermediate algebra with a minimum of a 2.0 GPA in each course.

By meeting the freshman admission requirements and having a 2.0 GPA in college-level coursework.


Academic Dismissal

If you were academically dismissed from EWU, you must be reinstated prior to readmission. To begin the reinstatement process, contact Academic Advising at 509.359.2345. For more information about this process, visit the website on Academic Probation, Dismissal and Reinstatement.

Non-Degree and Running Start

If you previously enrolled as a non-degree seeking student (or non-matriculated student) or through the Running Start program and have not been formally admitted, you must seek admission as a freshman (less than 40 college credits) or transfer (more than 40 college credits) student.

Returning Post-Baccalaureate

Any student who has received a bachelor’s degree from EWU and wants to earn a second bachelor’s must reapply for admission.

Returning Graduate Student

Apply using our short application for readmission form. Once complete, email the form to Graduate Studies at

You will not be required to pay a new application fee.

Submit a new graduate application for your program and pay the application fee.

If you were previously enrolled in an EWU graduate program but didn’t finish your degree, follow the instructions below.

Additional Graduate Degree

Students who are returning for a second graduate degree from EWU are required to submit a graduate application for your new program and pay the application fee.