Eastern Washington University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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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
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