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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.

Graduates with jobs related to their major
Students who graduated debt‑free
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Students who graduate with professional experience

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

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  • Enjoy Washington’s lowest in-state tuition and fees
  • Join over 52% of EWU students who graduate debt free
  • Choose from majors that lead to careers in 19 out of 20 fastest growing industries in WA
  • Discover programs you can’t find anywhere else in WA, like a bachelor’s of science in dental hygiene
  • 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.

Student Profile

“I came on a tour to Eastern in my senior year of high school, and I just felt at home. And ever since then, it’s just been a really fun experience. I’ve met a lot of people. I’ve gotten a job here. I fell in love with the creative writing program here.”
Hannah Heimbigner
Spokane, WA | Creative Writing

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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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Alumni Profile

“Eastern's Career Center provided the opportunity to find the position that I currently hold at Washington Trust Bank. I worked with them to find career paths and opportunities that I was actually interested in. I now hope to share my education and teach financial literacy to underserved communities.”
Daniel Garcia
Quincy, WA | Finance and Economics

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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EWU figures are in-state tuition and mandatory fees for 2023-2024. All cost at other universities are for the 2022-23 academic year and come from in state costs and fees published on each university’s website as of August 15, 2022.

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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.

WUE Tuition

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

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Join our non-spammy email list and we’ll keep you in the loop.

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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

Dental Hygiene

Student Profile

“In the Psychology department, the professors really want to help you. They see a future in you. So once you make that connection, they are going to be your biggest cheerleaders. It’s nice knowing I have that support here.”
Ariah Romero
Toppenish, WA | Applied Developmental Psychology
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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.

Student Clubs & Groups
Intramural Club Sports
Division I Athletics Teams
Greek Life 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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Campus Safety

EWU is one of the safest public university campuses in Washington, and one of the top 100 safest campuses in the United States, according to National Council for Home Safety and Security. The biggest contributor is the shared commitment of faculty, staff and students.

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Diversity + Inclusion

EWU has six cultural centers. Students attend from 50 states and 64 countries. More than 1 in 3 students come from diverse backgrounds. Over 40 percent are the 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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Residence Halls
Dining Locations
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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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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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

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The 60-minute campus tour is the best way for students to explore the EWU Cheney campus. You'll join a student tour guide and a small group of future students on an outside walking tour of campus. You'll visit classroom buildings, student services and popular student locations.

Take a Tour

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