Thrive +

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Next Is Here

EWU is evolving so you can get ahead. You have new options to help you afford college. You have new programs that lead to long careers and high salaries. You have new experiences that help you thrive in today’s economy.

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The New York Times ranked EWU as a top school for social mobility.

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  • Lowest in-state tuition
  • Top emerging entrepreneurship program in the United States
  • Career experts dedicated to your discipline
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  • An honors program that’s not just about reading books
  • Capstone courses that get you involved with real-life companies
  • Automatic membership in the Eagle Career Network which matches career services with alumni

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Employers, graduate schools and community leaders all say the same thing: EWU students have experiences that make them more prepared than graduates of other colleges.

No wonder so many companies come to campus to recruit you.

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"Eastern has been a huge contributor to not only my academic development but also my professional development. With the help from many resources available, I was able to land an internship that became a full-time job post-graduation."
Isaiah Henderson '18
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"At EWU I gained professional skills such as leadership, decision making, and communication. Without the classes and the job experience I gained as a student I would not be prepared for my current supervisor position."
Jordan Willoughby '20

Affordable + Amazing

We hear you: no student wants high debt at the start of their career. Nearly half of all EWU students graduate without student loans.

EWU: $7461, TESC: $7934, CWU: $8272, WWU: $8342, UW: $11803, WSU: $11840

EWU figures are In-state tuition and mandatory fees for 2019-20. All costs at other universities are for the 2019-20 academic year and come from in-state costs and fees published on each university’s website as of October 1, 2019.

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Explore + Adapt

Every EWU program is built to help you develop the skills and experiences you need to get noticed in the job market.

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1 of 3 universities in the nation with a research facility on a national wildlife refuge

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The only industrial robotics and automation program in the Northwest

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Only BS degree in Dental Hygiene offered in the state

Top 5 Majors at EWU

Computer Science
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Go Eags

You’re not joining a college. You’re joining a family. Your new home gives you friendships, a chance to explore new cultures, and the opportunity to create memories that last forever.

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EWU’s facilities — the ice rink, climbing walls, aquatic center, courts and gyms — are nationally ranked in the top 50 by students.

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Flexibility + Safety

When EWU makes decisions about COVID-19, your health and investment in EWU are protected. There will be no bait and switch. We follow CDC guidelines and have established a mix of online classes and in-person labs.

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Diversity + Inclusion

EWU has six cultural centers. Students attend from 43 states and 70 countries. More than 1 in 3 students come from diverse backgrounds. Nearly 50 percent are first in their families to attend college. EWU thrives on all kinds of diversity, and so will you.

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Life On Campus

Want the full college experience? Living on campus is the only way to get it. When you live on campus you’re more likely to have higher grades and graduate on time. That means more hours to create the next big thing.

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  • Sleep an extra 25 minutes and still make it to class early
  • One simple, easy bill for the whole quarter
  • EWU is ranked as one of the safest colleges in Washington
  • Access to computer labs, tutors and more
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Adventure Time

Cheney and Spokane combine small town life and city life, photogenic landscapes and national technology conventions. It's one of the most beautiful places in the country.

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Minute Drive

Spokane is the second-largest city in Washington. It has everything students love: An international airport, nightlife, internships, malls, cafes, parks, employers and more.

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Mountains, lakes, rivers, bike trails, wildlife, waterfalls: The region is gorgeous and ready-made for your next trek.

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Spokane is consistently named one of the top places to live by

Join EWU

Are you ready to be challenged, to earn your degree, and to make lifelong friends in the process? Apply Now!