In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.
Eastern Washington University was awarded 540 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is reading teacher education.
According to College Factual's 2023 analysis, EWU is ranked #809 out of 2,241 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when EWU held the #867 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
EWU also holds the #16 spot on the Best Colleges in Washington ranking.
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The acceptance rate at Eastern Washington University is 79%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that EWU is a good fit for you.
About 76% of students accepted to EWU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 560. Math scores were between 420 and 530.
Learn more about Eastern Washington University admissions.
The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Eastern Washington University, this rate is 21 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.
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 Eastern Washington University is 77%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Eastern Washington University is 71%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.
When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at EWU is 24%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%
Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Eastern Washington University.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 10,292 undergraduates at EWU with 8,685 being full-time and 1,607 being part-time.
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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 EWU, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
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 EWU, approximately 51% of students took out student loans averaging $6,303 a year. That adds up to $25,212 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at EWU is 4.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
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See which majors at Eastern Washington University make the most money.
Get more details about the location of Eastern Washington University.
Contact details for EWU are given below.
|Address:||526 5Th Street, Cheney, WA 99004-2496|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Business Administration & Management||133||$39,839|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||128||$39,822|
|Physiology & Pathology Sciences||97||$25,717|
|Communication & Media Studies||83||$32,026|
Learn more about the majors offered at Eastern Washington University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.
Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.
In 2019-2020, 11,479 students took at least one online class at Eastern Washington University. This is an increase from the 3,825 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
Learn more about online learning at Eastern Washington University.
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*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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