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How to Apply to EWU

To apply for a graduate program at EWU, please complete all of these steps:

  1. Admissions Application and International Supplement

    Submit an online graduate application for admission and an international supplemental application. Applicants should begin the application process at least six months before the term during which they wish to enroll.  Please visit the Graduate Programs page to check the application deadline for your program.

  2. Official Transcripts

    Submit one official transcript from each college or university that you have attended to EWU Graduate Studies, 206 Showalter Hall, Cheney, WA 99004-2444.

  3. Transcript Evaluations

    Submit an official course-by-course evaluation of transcripts through World Education Services (WES) or another credential evaluation service recognized by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). A list of agencies can be found at  The credential evaluation service must provide a chronological list of coursework. Graduates of accredited US universities are not required to submit a credential evaluation.

  4. Program-Specific Requirements (including test scores)

    Submit any supplemental materials required by the particular program, including official test scores for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) if required by your program. Supplemental requirements for each program are found on the Graduate Programs page. GRE or GMAT scores are not necessary at the time of application, but if required, scores must be submitted before applicants may be formally admitted. For example, to apply for Fall Quarter admission, applicants may submit all other application materials by the application deadline, and then submit test scores, if required, by early September.

  5. English Proficiency

    Submit an official English proficiency test score from TOEFL, IELT or PTE Academic directly to EWU Graduate Studies.  Full admission scores are:

    TestMinimum Score for Full Admission
    TOEFL 92 (iBT) or 580 (paper-based test)
    IELTS 7.0
    PTE Academic 63

    Applicants with a bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. university are not required to submit English language test scores.

    Review our English Requirements page for more information.

  6. Financial Documents

    Submit official documentary evidence in the form of an original bank or financial statement along with any necessary original letters of financial support to verify your ability to fund 12 months of study at EWU, currently $45,000. This figure covers tuition as well as estimated room, board, and miscellaneous expenses. English translations of all documents are required.

  7. Passport Copy

    Submit a photocopy of the identification page of your passport with your application directly to the Graduate Studies Office.

    Please also review additional information on I-20s.

Please contact our office by email or phone if any further information is required.

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