Welcome International Students

An amazing learning experience awaits you

No matter where you’re from, Eastern Washington University (EWU) is dedicated to giving you an excellent learning experience. You can be part of a diverse group of students from different countries on our beautiful and safe campus!

EWU, located in Cheney, Washington, is known for being one of the most affordable colleges compared to similar schools. You’ll have lots of local places to explore, like free public transportation, big shopping centers, and plenty of cozy coffee shops and bakeries.

International students do well here and are an important part of our university family. We’re here to support you as you adjust to academic and cultural life, providing ongoing help and assistance.




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Ready to Take the Next Step?

Applying to an international school can feel like a big decision and takes planning. Our team is happy to provide personalized assistance to facilitate your transition to EWU.

Why Study at Eastern?

Our Community

On-campus living provides unique resources and connections for international students. Students who live on campus get better grades, make more friends and


Our Campus

Get to know the 300 acres that make-up EWU and the heart of Cheney. Explore academic buildings virtually and connect with an advisor for a virtual tour.

Virtual Tour

Our Safety

EWU is ranked as one of the safest colleges in Washington. We pride ourselves on keeping the safety and well-being of our students as the number one priority.

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Our Region

Spokane is an easy 20-minute free bus ride downtown where there are gondola rides over the Spokane Falls, shopping, concerts and restaurants.

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Current International Students


International student advising is available for all EWU students with F-1 and J-1 visas.

Contact Advising


Submit an I-20 request, academic changes and immigration record update.

Fill Out a Request

Frequently Asked Questions

Navigating the international student experience can be both exciting and challenging.

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Talk With an Advisor

Questions about applying to EWU as an international student? We’re here to help! For more info, please contact us at global@ewu.edu or 001.509.359.2331.

Already an admitted EWU international student? Log in to Navigate to schedule an appointment.