Eastern Washington University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Eastern Washington University is a large four-year, public school with 12,365 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1882 and is the only institution located in Cheney, Washington.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
100
Good
At Eastern Washington University you can get your several-month certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Eastern Washington University implements a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 100 majors. The most popular concentrations are Psychology, Medical, Management, Social Work, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
78%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Eastern Washington University is fair at 78% (above Washington average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
22 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Eastern Washington University is below average: 50%.

Student to faculty ratio at Eastern Washington University is reasonable: 22:1. Read more details regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$22,400
High
Average tuition costs are high, about $21,500 annually. The additional fees at Eastern Washington University beyond tuition are around $900, which comes to a total of $22,400 per year.

Read the details about Eastern Washington University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
82%
Easy
According to government data, 5,166 applications were submitted and 4,240 were accepted; so it is easy to get admitted at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Eastern Washington University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,700
Medium
Eastern Washington University provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Eastern Washington University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Eastern Washington University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 2,700 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- about $5,700 annually.

Army ROTC programs are available at Eastern Washington University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Eastern Washington University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Eastern Washington University Location and Maps



Post Address: Eastern Washington University, 526 5th Street, Cheney, Washington 99004-2496, USA
Location Map - Street View:
Eastern Washington University Location Map - Street View
Location Map - City View:
Eastern Washington University Location Map - City View

Read all information about Eastern Washington University:

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions


Washington Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
Read information about 56 accounting and finance schools in Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Bellingham, Walla Walla, Lakewood, Everett, and 33 more cities. Approximately 4,000 accounting and finance degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for accounting and finance programs in WA is roughly $19,800.

Art
Our directory contains 20 art colleges in Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Walla Walla, College Place, Bellingham, Pullman, and 9 other cities. About 600 art degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for art programs in WA is around $29,600.

Biology
Detailed information about 34 biology colleges in Tacoma, Seattle, Spokane, Walla Walla, Olympia, Bothell, Lacey, and 20 other cities. Approximately 3,400 biology diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition for biology degree programs in WA is around $29,000.

Business
Our directory contains 64 business schools in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Bellingham, Everett, Kirkland, Tukwila, and 34 other cities. Around 6,800 business degrees are granted every year. Average tuition cost for business programs in WA - $19,700.

Chemistry
Learn about 26 chemistry schools in Tacoma, Seattle, Spokane, Bothell, Bellingham, Longview, Vancouver, and 16 other cities. About 1,100 chemistry degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition for chemistry programs in WA is roughly $31,000.

Communication and Journalism
Read information about 22 communication and journalism schools in Seattle, Tacoma, Kirkland, Spokane, Bothell, Yakima, College Place, and 12 other cities. Around 2,300 communication and journalism diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for communication and journalism degree programs in WA is around $29,400.

Computer Science
We reviewed 65 computer science schools in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Bellingham, Everett, Kirkland, Lakewood, and 35 other cities. Around 5,400 computer science degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for computer science degree programs in WA is roughly $17,200.

Criminal Justice
Detailed information about 40 criminal justice colleges in Seattle, Tacoma, Everett, Lakewood, Spokane, Auburn, Ellensburg, and 27 more cities. Approximately 1,100 criminal justice diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for criminal justice programs in WA is around $18,400.

Dental
Detailed information about 24 dental colleges in Seattle, Renton, Lakewood, Tacoma, Bremerton, Pasco, College Place, and 14 more cities. Approximately 1,100 dental diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for dental degree programs in WA is about $12,200.

Economics
Read information about 14 economics colleges in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Bothell, Ellensburg, Bellingham, Walla Walla, Cheney, and Pullman. About 900 economics diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition charges for economics degree programs in WA - $31,400.

Education
We list 77 education colleges in Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Bellingham, Everett, Kirkland, Bothell, and 35 other cities. Around 6,300 education diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for education programs in WA: $20,100.

Engineering
Read information about 49 engineering colleges in Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Bellingham, Everett, Lakewood, Walla Walla, and 31 other cities. Around 4,000 engineering degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for engineering programs in WA - $23,300.

English and Literature
Get details on 20 english and literature colleges in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, College Place, Bellingham, Lynnwood, Toppenish, and 12 other cities. About 1,500 english and literature diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition for english and literature degree programs in WA is around $29,200.

Ethnic and Cultural Studies
Read information about 15 ethnic and cultural studies colleges in Seattle, Tacoma, Bellingham, Bothell, Pullman, College Place, Spokane, and 8 other cities. Approximately 600 ethnic and cultural studies diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for ethnic and cultural studies degree programs in WA is roughly $31,800.

Film and Acting
Read about 7 film and acting colleges in Seattle, Cheney, Kirkland, Walla Walla, and Ellensburg. Around 200 film and acting degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition for film and acting programs in WA is around $28,700.

Foreign Languages
Our directory contains 22 foreign languages schools in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Walla Walla, Bellingham, Kirkland, College Place, and 11 other cities. About 700 foreign languages diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for foreign languages degree programs in WA is about $29,800.

General Studies
Our listing contains 59 general studies schools in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Bellingham, Kirkland, Walla Walla, Bothell, and 32 other cities. Approximately 19,100 general studies diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for general studies programs in WA is approximately $9,400.

Geography
Our directory contains 10 geography schools in Bellingham, Tacoma, Mount Vernon, Cheney, Auburn, Seattle, Everett, and 7 other cities. Around 300 geography degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for geography degree programs in WA is around $24,600.

Geology
We reviewed 8 geology schools in Tacoma, Cheney, Walla Walla, Pullman, Bellingham, Ellensburg, and Seattle. About 300 geology diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition cost for geology programs in WA is around $27,600.

Graphic Design and Animation
Learn about 39 graphic design and animation schools in Seattle, Everett, Bellingham, Tacoma, Spokane, Tukwila, Lakewood, and 22 more cities. About 900 graphic design and animation degrees are granted each year. Average tuition charges for graphic design and animation programs in WA - $14,800.

History
Detailed information about 16 history colleges in Tacoma, Seattle, Spokane, Cheney, Pullman, Ellensburg, Bellingham, and 8 other cities. About 600 history diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for history programs in WA: $30,100.

Industrial Technologies
Learn about 43 industrial technologies colleges in Seattle, Vancouver, Spokane, Bellingham, Everett, Yakima, Lakewood, and 28 other cities. About 4,400 industrial technologies diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition price for industrial technologies programs in WA is roughly $7,200.

Library and Museum
We list 5 library and museum schools in Bellingham, Des Moines, Spokane, Cheney, and Seattle. Approximately 200 library and museum diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition for library and museum degree programs in WA is around $29,800.

Management
Get details on 67 management colleges in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Bellingham, Kirkland, Renton, Everett, and 33 more cities. Around 6,800 management diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition charges for management programs in WA is roughly $20,500.

Marketing and Advertising
Read about 34 marketing and advertising schools in Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Lynnwood, Bremerton, Puyallup, Auburn, and 21 other cities. About 1,300 marketing and advertising diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition charges for marketing and advertising programs in WA: $18,600.

Mathematics
Our directory contains 26 mathematics schools in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Walla Walla, Bellevue, Lakewood, Ellensburg, and 15 more cities. Approximately 900 mathematics degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for mathematics programs in WA is roughly $30,800.

Medical
We list 53 medical colleges in Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Bellingham, Kirkland, Renton, Yakima, and 29 other cities. Approximately 4,000 medical diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for medical programs in WA: $19,900.

Medical Assistant
Our directory contains 53 medical assistant schools in Seattle, Bellingham, Tacoma, Renton, Lakewood, Everett, Bremerton, and 29 more cities. Approximately 7,200 medical assistant degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for medical assistant programs in WA is roughly $9,100.

Music
Get details on 19 music colleges in Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Bothell, Lacey, College Place, Bellingham, and 11 more cities. About 600 music diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition for music degree programs in WA is around $28,000.

Natural Resources and Environment
Our listing contains 30 natural resources and environment colleges in Seattle, Bellingham, Walla Walla, Spokane, Bothell, Tacoma, Longview, and 16 more cities. Approximately 1,200 natural resources and environment degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for natural resources and environment programs in WA is about $24,800.

Nursing
Detailed information about 51 nursing colleges in Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Bellingham, Yakima, Lakewood, Bothell, and 31 more cities. Approximately 6,400 nursing diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for nursing degree programs in WA is around $14,700.

Occupational Therapy
Detailed information about 25 occupational therapy colleges in Spokane, Seattle, Tacoma, Kirkland, Bellingham, Bellevue, Lakewood, and 14 more cities. Around 900 occupational therapy diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for occupational therapy degree programs in WA is about $24,800.

Office and Clerical Services
Detailed information about 34 office and clerical services schools in Spokane, Bellingham, Lakewood, Tacoma, Seattle, Auburn, Everett, and 26 other cities. About 1,500 office and clerical services diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition for office and clerical services programs in WA: $7,600.

Philosophy
Our listing contains 14 philosophy colleges in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Bothell, Walla Walla, Ellensburg, Bellingham, and 7 other cities. Approximately 300 philosophy diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition price for philosophy programs in WA is about $32,700.

Physical Therapy
Read about 11 physical therapy schools in Seattle, Bellingham, Cheney, Auburn, Tacoma, Kirkland, Bremerton, Spokane, and College Place. Around 400 physical therapy diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for physical therapy degree programs in WA - $20,000.

Physics
We list 42 physics colleges in Seattle, Tacoma, Bellingham, Spokane, Walla Walla, Auburn, Des Moines, and 27 more cities. Around 1,200 physics degrees are granted every year. Average tuition for physics degree programs in WA is around $16,100.

Political Science
Detailed information about 17 political science colleges in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Bothell, Lacey, College Place, Walla Walla, and 9 more cities. Approximately 1,200 political science diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition for political science degree programs in WA - $32,000.

Psychology
Read information about 45 psychology colleges in Seattle, Tacoma, Kirkland, Spokane, Lakewood, Bellingham, Bellevue, and 26 other cities. About 3,900 psychology diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for psychology programs in WA: $24,500.

Recreation and Leisure
Learn more about 9 recreation and leisure schools in Spokane, Ellensburg, Bellevue, Seattle, Cheney, Auburn, Walla Walla, Pullman, and Bellingham. Approximately 200 recreation and leisure diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition for recreation and leisure programs in WA is roughly $18,100.

Social Work
Learn about 21 social work colleges in Seattle, Bellingham, Tacoma, Bothell, Longview, Everett, Toppenish, and 13 more cities. Approximately 2,200 social work degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for social work programs in WA: $26,100.

Sociology and Anthropology
Read about 17 sociology and anthropology schools in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Bothell, Lacey, College Place, Walla Walla, and 9 other cities. Approximately 1,500 sociology and anthropology diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition for sociology and anthropology programs in WA is roughly $29,700.

Theater and Drama
We reviewed 16 theater and drama colleges in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Cheney, Tukwila, Kirkland, Bellingham, and 8 other cities. Around 300 theater and drama diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition for theater and drama programs in WA - $30,800.

Urban Development
Read about 6 urban development schools in Seattle, Tacoma, Cheney, and Pullman. About 300 urban development diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition for urban development programs in WA is approximately $30,500.

Work and Family Studies
Learn about 13 work and family studies colleges in Seattle, Port Angeles, Ellensburg, Walla Walla, Olympia, Cheney, Tacoma, and 9 more cities. About 800 work and family studies degrees are granted every year. Average tuition for work and family studies degree programs in WA is around $19,700.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors










Other Nearby Colleges