Transferring to Eastern
Eastern Washington University is a top transfer location for community college students to further their academic dreams.
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Fewer Than 40 Credits?
If you have fewer than 40 transfer credits, you are still considered a freshman. You must meet the freshman admission requirements and have a 2.0 GPA in college-level coursework.
The BFA in studio art has a special application:
- Complete the special bachelor of fine arts in studio art application in the spring of your junior year.
- Complete your portfolio by the time you apply to the program.
The program is highly competitive. Only 36 students are admitted each year.
- Complete the special application. See the Dental Hygiene Program webpages for details and deadlines.
- Contact dental hygiene department’s academic advisers.
- Meet GPA and course requirements.
- Complete special practicum, volunteer or observation requirements.
- Successfully complete the interview and testing processes.
You can review all admissions requirements for the education programs at the School of Education website. Admission is offered each quarter, but you must meet the education program deadline for that quarter.
- Meet admissions requirements (including GPA and prerequisites) before the start of Education 200, a required course for education majors. It’s also a prerequisite to many education courses.
- Meet with an education academic advisor before the start of Education 200.
- Complete the special application by the quarterly deadline. The form is available from the education academic advisor.
Go to the music program’s page to complete the special application. Schedule an audition and submit applications for special music scholarships.
- Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
- Complete an in-person interview.
- To start in the spring, be sure to complete the special application by early July, approximately nine months before the program begins.
- To start in the fall, be sure to complete the special application by mid-December, approximately nine months before the program begins.
The program starts in the summer (around the third week in June), not in the fall.
- Complete the special application by Dec. 15.
- Submit all official documents by Jan. 1.
Some programs have special application deadlines or additional application forms.
If you’re applying to one of these programs, first apply to EWU via EWU Admissions. Then submit all the materials required for admission to EWU. After you’ve applied to the university, apply for admission to your program.
This is not a full list of requirements for admission to any program or major. Nearly all programs at EWU have GPA and course requirements. Not all programs that have special applications may be listed. Program requirements are subject to change. Academic programs have lots of small print, so please review your program’s webpage to find out what additional, official requirements you have to meet.
|Winter 2023||Spring 2023||Fall 2023|
|Priority Application Deadline*||Feb. 1, 2022||Feb. 1, 2022||Feb. 1, 2023|
|Final Application Deadline||Dec. 26, 2022 ||March 20, 2023||Sept. 8, 2023
|FAFSA Available||Oct. 1, 2021||Oct. 1, 2021||Oct. 1, 2022|
|Priority FAFSA Date||NA||NA||Feb. 1, 2023|
|Scholarship Application Available||NA||NA||Nov. 1, 2022|
|Scholarship Application Deadline||NA||NA||Feb. 1, 2023|
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