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EWU Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
What does the EWU student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we ran the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the U.S. The results of the Eastern Washington University <nil> diversity report are below.

EWU Student Population

12,349 Total Students
8,685 Undergraduates
1,123 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Eastern Washington University?

EWU total enrollment is approximately 12,349 students. 8,685 are undergraduates and 1,123 are graduate students.

EWU Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time EWU undergraduate population is made up of 57% women, and 43% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

EWU Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 4,632
Hispanic 1,530
Unknown 949
Multi-Ethnic 627
Black or African American 314
Asian 270
International 227
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 53

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

EWU Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 74% of full-time grad students are women, and 26% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

EWU Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 743
Hispanic 119
Unknown 96
Multi-Ethnic 67
Black or African American 37
Asian 35
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
International 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Medium Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

EWU Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 6,709
Hispanic 1,990
Unknown 1,597
Multi-Ethnic 789
Black or African American 415
Asian 390
International 269
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 57

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Eastern Washington University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,391
Asian 69
Black or African American 43
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 24
Multi-Ethnic 14
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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EWU Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 7,273 female students and 5,076 male students at EWU.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of EWU is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  93.00 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about EWU faculty.

There are approximately 910 female teachers and 791 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

6.33% Out of State
0.41% Out of the Country

EWU ranks 1,384 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

6.33% of EWU students come from out of state, and 0.41% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  36 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 19 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Washington 1,574
California 25
Idaho 15
Montana 13
Alaska 12

International Students at EWU

Students from 46 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Saudi Arabia, Japan, and China.

Learn more about international students at EWU.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
48.08% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  81.85 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At EWU, 48.08% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 3,144
18-19 2,918
22-24 2,704
25-29 1,475
35 and over 856
30-34 607
Under 18 0

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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