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Undergraduate Admissions
304 Sutton Hall
Cheney, WA 99004
phone: 509.359.2397

Official Financial Statements Requirement

You need to provide proof of financial ability to pay for studies and living expenses while at Eastern Washington University. These are called Certificate of Eligibility (I-20) Requirements. These requirements are higher than Eastern's official tuition and housing rates.

For the 2016-2017 academic year, international students attending EWU must prove financial ability to meet the following requirements.

Certificate of Eligibility (I-20) Requirements for 2016-2017
Educational Cost Components English Language Institute,
Main Campus
Main Campus
Tuition US $11,400 US $22,522
Average Course Fees US $150
Computer/Information Technology Fee US $105
Comprehensive Health & Wellness Fee US $286
International Student Continuing Enrollment Fee US $300 US $750
Mandatory Health Insurance US $1,856 US $1,856
Transportation Fee US $60
Student Recreation Center Fee US $195
PUB Renovation Fee US $195
Books and Supplies (estimated)> US $900
Total Educational Costs US $13,556 US $26,999
Living Cost Components English Language Institute,
Main Campus
Main Campus
Room and Board US $10,945 US $10,945
Personal Expenses US $2,055 US $2,055
Total Livings Costs US $13,000 US $13,000
Total Cost of Attendance US $26,556 US $39,999
Additional Expenses per Dependent 30% of Living Expenses

Mail Your Materials to This Address

Undergraduate Admissions Processing
304 Sutton Hall
Cheney, WA 99004

Requirements for Official Financial Statements

  • Statements must provide evidence of your ability to cover Certificate of Eligibility (I-20) Requirements for the first academic year.
  • Statements must be less than six months old.
  • Statements must be in English or sent with an official certified translation.
  • Statements must show either a savings account or bank draft account.
  • If a sponsor is supporting your studies in the United States, your sponsor must submit financial statements.
  • Statements must clearly show the name of the student or the student's parent, guardian or sponsor.
  • All bank statements must be signed and stamped by the bank or issuing authority.
  • All financial statements must be originals. No copies, scans or faxes are acceptable.
  • All government-issued financial guarantee or sponsor letters must be addressed to EWU.

Documents you should not send as proof of financial ability

  • Tax forms
  • Statements from investment funds (stocks, bonds, mutual funds, etc.)
  • Letters from employers
  • Your credit card limit
  • Photocopied versions of official documents
  • Digital versions of official documents
  • Faxes

These documents will not be accepted as official.

Sponsorship and Financial Statements

If you are being sponsored by someone other than a parent, your sponsor must submit a signed letter that clearly indicates you are being sponsored. Your sponsor must also submit official financial documents.

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