Eastern Washington University Rankings

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In the World#1474 of 14178
In North America#462 of 2629
In the United States#420 of 2528
In Washington#8 of 57
In Cheney#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
96%
Average SAT
1025
Average ACT
21
Aid receiving
96%
Undergraduates
10,756
Graduates
1,654
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
ewu.edu

Eastern Washington University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate96%95%96%
Applicants5,2972,1053,192
Admissions5,0691,9923,077
Freshmen enrolled full time1,7927171,075
Freshmen enrolled part time341519

2,858 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

967 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,680 or 93%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 920
or below

75% of them
had 1130
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Eastern Washington University are 920-1130 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
365 or 20%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Eastern Washington University are 17-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White7159 (58%)
Hispanic1912 (15%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown1212 (10%)
Two or more races850 (7%)
Black or African American419 (3%)
Asian366 (3%)
Nonresident Alien316 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander57 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native45 (0.4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,286
Students receiving aid
96%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$6,543$11,721
Tuition in-state$6,543$11,721
Tuition out-of-state$24,074$27,214
Fee in-district$983$983
Fee in-state$983$983
Fee out-of-state$983$983

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,318
Combined charge for room and board$13,021
Room charge$7,266
Meal charge$5,755

Eastern Washington University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General18437
Biology & Biological Sciences, General1419
Social Work7664
Psychology, General1326
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General109
Accounting9217
Speech Communication and Rhetoric1008
Exercise Physiology105
Computer and Information Sciences, General855
Finance, General81
Developmental and Child Psychology69
Web Page, Digital & Multimedia and Information Resources Design68
Marketing & Marketing Management, General65
Elementary Education and Teaching63
Mechanical Engineering63
Criminology62
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse55
Child Development53
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist2924
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist463
Electrical and Electronics Engineering47
English Language and Literature, General3211
Management Information Systems, General39
Physical Therapy & Therapist36
Political Science and Government, General35
History, General267
Occupational Therapy & Therapist32
Economics, General30
Education, General30
Public Health, General1315
School Psychology28
Therapeutic Recreation & Recreational Therapy26
English & Language Arts Teacher Education25
Sociology25
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other24
Spanish Language and Literature22
Film & Cinema & Video Studies21
Creative Writing21
International Relations and Affairs20
Mechanical Engineering & Mechanical Technology & Technician19
Engineering Technology, General18
Environmental Science18
Music, General97
Counseling Psychology16
Public Administration16
Fine & Studio Arts, General15
Chemistry, General15
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General15
Reading Teacher Education14
Special Education and Teaching, General14
Early Childhood Education and Teaching13
Social Studies Teacher Education13
Health & Health Care Administration & Management13
Anthropology13
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor12
Journalism11
Mathematics Teacher Education11
Geography10
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General10
Philosophy10
Athletic Training & Trainer10
City & Urban, Community and Regional Planning64
International Business & Trade & Commerce9
Mathematics, General9
Geology & Earth Science, General9
Humanities & Humanistic Studies8
Management Science7
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies7
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling7
French Language and Literature6
Health Teacher Education5
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General5
Community Health Services & Liaison & Counseling4
Music Teacher Education4
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing4
Spanish Language Teacher Education3
Biology Teacher Education3
Women's Studies3
Ethnic Studies3
Business Statistics3
Art Teacher Education3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education2
Business Teacher Education2
Physics, General1
Health Information & Medical Records Administration & Administrator1
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education1
Chemistry Teacher Education1
Social Sciences, Other1
Grand Total2,43936636
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate54%53%54%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%
  • Part-time retention rate - 53%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,318
Citations
37,598

Publication count by topic

Psychology
446
Computer science
263
Medicine
231
Sociology
154
Political science
142
Biology
140
Mathematics
132
Chemistry
123
Business
110
Engineering
82
Economics
82
Geography
63
Geology
59
History
47
Physics
43
Art
36
Materials science
34
Environmental science
26
Philosophy
12

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology10101,953
Psychology102311,280
Geology11461,710
Political science1154690
Business13041,854
Philosophy152029
Economics16051,071
History165326
Medicine16895,948
Environmental science19101,005
Geography1991391
Mathematics22691,187
Engineering2391664
Biology24583,232
Chemistry25232,844
Computer science25331,273
Physics2598401
Art26763
Materials science3600334

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19902080
19912673
19922698
199333117
199432158
199527212
199635252
199730274
199839311
199932322
200036396
200150422
200245504
200344583
200455622
200559745
200667938
2007851081
2008711302
2009781524
2010591724
2011901774
2012992197
20131602411
20141482537
20151182649
20161062422
20171322403
2018901983
20191202715
2020792904

General info

Alternative namesEWU
Founded1882
WikipediaEastern Washington University
MottoStart Something Big
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to June. Also Summer Session (June - August)
Total FTE staff1,423
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address526 5th Street
Cheney, Washington, 99004-2496
United States
City population11,000
Phone5093596200
Fax+1 (509) 359 6927

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