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East-West University Data & Information Overview

22% Student Loan Default Rate
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How Well Is East-West University Ranked?

Business Administration & Management Highest Ranked Major

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Overall Quality

East - West University was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into East - West University?

Open Admissions Policy

Acceptance Rate

Since East-West University has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

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East-West University Faculty

20 to 1 Student to Faculty
100% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

At East-West University, the student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at East-West University is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at East-West University

28% Freshmen Retention
10% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 28% tells us that most first-year, full-time students don't stick around for a second year at East-West University. Students may have a variety of reasons for this, such as only intending to attend a school for one year while they brush up on certain subjects.

Freshmen Retention Rate  28 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 10% for first-time, full-time students at East - West University, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  10 out of 100

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East-West University Undergraduate Student Diversity

414 Full-Time Undergraduates
87.2% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
52.7% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 419 undergraduates at East - West University with 414 being full-time and 5 being part-time.

How Much Does East-West University Cost?

$17,137 Net Price
77% Take Out Loans
$16,764 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of East - West University is $17,137. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for East - West University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$17,407 $16,022 $17,341 $11,563 $17,689

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of East - West University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At East - West University, approximately 77% of students took out student loans averaging $4,191 a year. That adds up to $16,764 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at East - West University is 21.9%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do East - West University Graduates Make?

$29,301 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from East - West University make about $29,301 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 31% less that the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of East-West University

Illinois State
414 Full-Time Undergraduates
Large City Campus Setting
East-West University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Chicago, Illinois. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Contact details for East - West University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 816 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
Phone: 312-939-0111

East-West University Majors

9 Majors With Completions
62 Undergraduate Degrees
Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 15 $25,046
Electronics Engineering Technology 15 NA
Computer Information Systems 13 NA
Behavioral Science 9 NA
General Biology 4 NA
General English Literature 3 NA
Mathematics 1 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 NA
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 NA

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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