Eastern Washington University: Statistics

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#507 of 2,597 In North America
#459 of 2,496 In the United States
#7 of 57 In Washington
#270 of 1,044 For Social Work

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
79%
Average SAT
985
Average ACT
20
Aid receiving
96%
Undergraduates
10,292
Graduates
2,057
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
ewu.edu

Eastern Washington University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 79% 80% 78%
Applicants 5,618 2,083 3,535
Admissions 4,435 1,668 2,767
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,503 566 937
Freshmen enrolled part time 31 17 14

5,429 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

6,050 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,039 or 76%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 880
or below

75% of them
had 1090
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Eastern Washington University are 880-1090 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
221 or 16%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 16
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Eastern Washington University are 16-23 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Considered but not 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

White 6709 (55%)
Hispanic 1990 (16%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 1597 (13%)
Two or more races 789 (6%)
Black or African American 415 (3%)
Asian 390 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 269 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 57 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 49 (0.4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,132
Students receiving aid
96%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $6,707$12,015
Tuition in-state $6,707$12,015
Tuition out-of-state $24,676$27,895
Fee in-district $1,026$1,026
Fee in-state $1,026$1,026
Fee out-of-state $1,026$1,026

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,318
Combined charge for room and board $13,480
Room charge $7,630
Meal charge $5,850

Eastern Washington University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Social Work 64 185
Business Administration and Management, General 162 48
Psychology, General 117 6
Education, General 14 102
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 97 14
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 106 4
Accounting 82 24
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology 106
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General 90 2
Computer and Information Sciences, General 85 4
Criminology 88
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 76
Mechanical Engineering 70
Finance, General 69
Developmental and Child Psychology 65
Engineering Technologies & Technicians, General 60
Web Page, Digital & Multimedia and Information Resources Design 58
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist 50 3
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 27 22
Child Development 47
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 46
Political Science and Government, General 38
Elementary Education and Teaching 37
Physical Therapy & Therapist 35
Management Information Systems, General 32
History, General 27 4
English Language and Literature, General 29 1
Occupational Therapy & Therapist 30
Public Health, General 7 22
Sociology, General 26
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 25
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 25
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 25
School Psychology 24
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 21
Mathematics Teacher Education 21
Public Administration 21
Spanish Language and Literature 20
City & Urban, Community, and Regional Planning 10 10
Economics, General 19
Music, General 14 4
Health Teacher Education 18
Film & Cinema & Media Studies 18
Fine & Studio Arts, General 17
Chemistry, General 17
Mathematics, General 17
Management Science 16
Special Education and Teaching, General 14 2
Environmental Science 16
Reading Teacher Education 15
Social Studies Teacher Education 14
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 14
Creative Writing 14
Therapeutic Recreation & Recreational Therapy 13
Athletic Training & Trainer 8 5
Mechanical & Mechanical Engineering Technology & Technician 13
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General 12
International Relations and Affairs 12
Geology & Earth Science, General 11
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling 11
Business Statistics 11
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor 11
Counseling Psychology 11
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 10
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 10
Journalism 9
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 9
Behavioral Sciences 8
Philosophy 7
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies 7
Geography 6
Engineering & Engineering-Related Technologies & Technicians, Other 6
International Business & Trade & Commerce 5
Anthropology, General 5
Business and Innovation & Entrepreneurship Teacher Education 5
Women's Studies 5
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 5
Biology Teacher Education 4
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 4
Music Teacher Education 3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 3
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education 3
Ethnic Studies 3
Art Teacher Education 3
Social Sciences, Other 3
Physics, General 2
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 2
Spanish Language Teacher Education 2
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education 2
Music Management 1
Health & Medical Psychology 1
French Language and Literature 1
Chemistry Teacher Education 1
Curriculum and Instruction 1
Grand Total 2,353 578 35
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 53% 52% 54%
  • Full-time retention rate - 71%
  • Part-time retention rate - 35%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,065
Citations
34,463

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
664 / 7,381
Psychology
443 / 12,289
Medicine
425 / 11,381
Business
309 / 4,884
Computer Science
248 / 3,060
Environmental Science
195 / 4,591
Mathematics
160 / 1,886
Sociology
150 / 1,595
Engineering
148 / 1,633
Biology
146 / 3,323
Political Science
135 / 369
Social Psychology
128 / 4,876
Art & Design
122 / 955
Economics
117 / 639
Health Science
95 / 2,176
Chemistry
95 / 2,548
Math Teachers
94 / 1,263
Physics
91 / 1,408
Education Majors
83 / 745
Demography
76 / 1,232
Communications and Public Relations
67 / 776
Geography and Cartography
64 / 378
Physical Therapy
64 / 3,768
Marketing
62 / 1,866
Child Psychology
60 / 2,690
Clinical Psychology
59 / 1,491
History
50 / 93
Geology
49 / 1,879
Ecology
48 / 1,415
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
47 / 227
Social Work
47 / 907
Public Policy / Administration
47 / 350
Psychiatry
46 / 1,016
Gerontology
44 / 726
Development Studies
37 / 107
Healthcare Management (MHA)
35 / 427
Law
35 / 157
Media Studies
35 / 44
Nursing
35 / 650
Condensed Matter Physics
35 / 778

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 27 85
1992 29 102
1993 40 133
1994 35 180
1995 30 242
1996 43 282
1997 32 312
1998 41 355
1999 37 375
2000 36 455
2001 52 477
2002 49 589
2003 49 667
2004 60 719
2005 59 834
2006 71 1002
2007 86 1188
2008 72 1406
2009 83 1624
2010 68 1793
2011 99 1879
2012 107 2253
2013 165 2520
2014 153 2666
2015 121 2840
2016 111 2686
2017 137 2673
2018 92 2425
2019 126 3110
2020 98 3606
2021 109 3837

Eastern Washington University alumni

  1. Todd McFarlane

    Todd McFarlane
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    cartoonistcomics artistscreenwriterfilm actorbusinessperson
    Biography

    Todd McFarlane is a Canadian comic book creator, artist, writer, filmmaker and entrepreneur, best known for his work as the artist on The Amazing Spider-Man and as the writer and artist on the superhero horror-fantasy series Spawn.

  2. Colin Cowherd

    Colin Cowherd
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    radio personalityauthorjournalist
    Biography

    Colin Murray Cowherd is an American sports media personality. Cowherd began his broadcasting career as sports director of Las Vegas television station KVBC and as a sports anchor on several other stations before joining ESPN in 2003, where he hosted a radio show on the ESPN Radio network and also became one of the original hosts of ESPN's television program SportsNation, as well as Colin's New Football Show. Cowherd is the host of The Herd with Colin Cowherd on Fox Sports Radio and Fox Sports 1. The Herd is FS1's top-rated studio program. He was also a host of Speak For Yourself on FS1. Cowherd also founded and launched his own podcast network "The Volume" in 2021.

  3. Jim McElwain

    Jim McElwain
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    American football playercoach
    Biography

    James Frank McElwain is an American football coach who is currently the head coach at Central Michigan University. He previously served as the head coach at Florida from 2015 to 2017, and Colorado State from 2012 to 2014, where he was named the Mountain West Conference Coach of the Year in 2014. He also served as offensive coordinator for the Alabama Crimson Tide from 2008 to 2011.

  4. Bo Levi Mitchell

    Bo Levi Mitchell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    American football playerCanadian football player
    Biography

    Bo Levi Mitchell is an American professional Canadian football quarterback for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He signed with the Stampeders in 2012 and became the team's starting quarterback for the 2014 season, setting a number of club and league records including best record for a first time starting quarterback in league history (12 wins, 1 loss). He won the 102nd Grey Cup in 2014, the CFL's Most Outstanding Player Award in 2016 and 2018, and the 106th Grey Cup in 2018. With his second Grey Cup win as starter, he became the first QB to start and win multiple Grey Cup games with the Stampeders organization.

General info

Alternative names EWU
Founded 1882
Motto Start Something Big
Colors red, white
Academic Calendar September to June. Also Summer Session (June - August)
Total FTE staff 1,264
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 526 5th Street
Cheney, Washington, 99004-2496
United States
City population 13,000
Phone 5093596200
Fax +1 (509) 359 6927

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