East-West University Rankings

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Ranking Category
#9212 of 14,131 In the World
#2240 of 2,597 In North America
#2143 of 2,496 In the United States
#91 of 100 In Illinois
#35 of 38 In Chicago

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Acceptance rate
Avg. cost to attend
$19,792 /y
Aid receiving
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

East-West University Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

East-West University has an acceptance rate of 100% and is among the 23% of the easiest universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Admissions requirements

East-West University has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

Black or African American 198 (38%)
Hispanic 194 (37%)
Nonresident Alien 99 (19%)
White 11 (2%)
Two or more races 11 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 4 (0.8%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 4 (0.8%)
Asian 4 (0.8%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend East-West University is $19,792 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
Average aid awarded
Students receiving aid

Average costs by household income

<$30K $18,325
$30-48K $25,186
$48-75K $26,634
$75-110K $27,915
$110K+ $17,689

Tuition and fees

Tuition in-district $22,050
Tuition in-state $22,050
Tuition out-of-state $22,050
Fee in-district $1,350
Fee in-state $1,350
Fee out-of-state $1,350

East-West University majors

East-West University has granted 36 bachelor's degrees across 6 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at East-West University.

Major Associate Bachelor
Computer and Information Sciences, General 11
Behavioral Sciences 8
Business Administration and Management, General 7
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician 5
English Language and Literature, General 3
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 1
Grand Total 1 36

East-West University has a graduation rate of 12%, which is among the 2% lowest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 12% 9% 14%
  • Full-time retention rate - 43%

Notable alumni

  1. Garry Davis

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    1921-2013 (aged 92)
    peace activistpoliticianstage actoractivist shareholderartist

    Sol Gareth "Garry" Davis was an international peace activist best known for renouncing his American citizenship and interrupting the United Nations in 1948 to advocate for world government as a way to end nationalistic wars. His actions gained international attention, including support from intellectuals such as Albert Camus and Albert Einstein, but ridicule from Eleanor Roosevelt.

General info

Alternative names EWU
Founded 1980
Motto Excellence and Service
Colors blue, gold
Total FTE staff 41
Carnegie classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and contacts

Address 816 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60605
United States
City population 2,746,000
Phone 3129390111

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