Thrive +
Pursue

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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.

70%
Alumni with jobs related to their major
52%
Students who graduated debt‑free
75%
Applicants receiving financial aid
65%
Students who graduate with professional experience

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

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Affordability
  • Enjoy Washington’s lowest in-state tuition and fees
  • Join the 50%+ of EWU students who graduate without debt
2
Programs
  • Choose from majors that lead to careers in 19 out of 20 fastest growing industries in WA
  • Discover programs you can’t find anywhere in WA, like a bachelor’s of science in dental hygiene
3
Connections
  • Start your career early with EWU-only college internships and personalized job advice
  • Get automatic membership to the Eagle Career Network
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The new Interdisciplinary Science Center (ISC) has high tech labs and classrooms to help you develop research skills and gain the practical experience you’ll need to get noticed in the job market.
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EWU’s Prairie Restoration Project is restoring 100+ acres of farmland to its original prairie condition, creating a “living laboratory” for research, education and recreation.

+ Real-World Experience  > >

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.

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$7,908
CWU
$7,974
TESC
$8,529
WWU
$8,703
UW
$12,076
WSU
$12,406

EWU figures are in-state tuition and mandatory fees for 2021-2022. All cost at other universities are for the 2021-22 academic year and come from in state costs and fees published on each university’s website as of August 25, 2021.

+ Out-of-State Love  > >

EWU offers WUE (Western Undergraduate Exchange) or an alternative non-resident tuition discount based on your academic qualifications.

The tuition savings for WUE recipients is nearly $15,000. That’s a huge benefit you can take advantage of.

The best part is your award is automatic.

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WUE Territories: Guam, Mariana Islands (CNMI), Federal States of Micronesia

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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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200+ health care professionals graduate each year (over 140 in direct clinical roles)

Top 5 Majors at EWU

Business
Biology
Dental Hygiene
Psychology
Engineering
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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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Student Clubs & Groups
90
Sports Clubs/Leagues
14
Division I Athletics Teams
25
Sorority & Fraternity Organizations

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, state and public health guidelines to ensure we’re able to welcome students back to campus.

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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.

12,328
Students at EWU
7
Residence Halls
9
Dining Locations
1,500+
Student Jobs

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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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20
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.

20 - 40
Minute Drive

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 livability.com.

Join EWU

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