Cheney, WA (map)
Eastern Washington University is a public university in Cheney, WA. Founded in 1882, the University offers more than 100 fields of study and 55 graduate programs. Eastern is the only university in the nation to have a state crime lab and a digital state archives building on its campus. About 22,000 teachers nationwide have graduated from the University’s College of Education. Distinguished University alumni include Grammy-nominated singer Thomas Hampson and Dave Christensen, head football coach for the University of Wyoming.
Eastern Washington boasts 100 registered student organizations, including a model UN, jazz band, fraternities/sororities, a musical theater, and a student government. The University also offers a myriad of athletic programs, including baseball, basketball, boxing, ice hockey, fencing, and football. Students have easy access to ski resorts, lakes, hiking, and camping; and for those who want a taste of urban experience, Cheney is only 16 miles from Spokane, the second-largest city in Washington state.
|Main Address:||526 Fifth Street |
Cheney, WA 99004
|Phone Number:||(509) 359-6200|
|Type of school:||Public, Research University|
|Type of school:||Coed|
|Athletics:||Division I, Club, Intercollegiate, Scholarship, Intramural Sports|
|Degrees offered:||Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral|
|Size of undergraduate student body:||9,919|
|Female to Male ratio:||58:42|
|Student to Professor ratio:||21:1|
|Most popular majors:||Management|
|Special study programs:||Distance Learning|
Eastern Washington University admissions officials note that an applicant's standardized test scores, GPA, application essay, and academic record are the most important factors in the admissions process. Other factors include a candidate's character, extracurricular activities, interview, work experience, talents, and volunteer work.
The University requires applicants to submit an application essay and standardized test scores. The test scores will not be used to determine admission if an applicant has a 3.3 GPA or higher. The scores, however, will still be used for course placement and scholarship selection, no matter an applicant's GPA.
|Admissions address:||101 Sutton Hall |
Cheney, WA 99004-2447
|Phone number:||(509) 359-2397|
|Fax number:||(509) 359-6692|
|Contact Person:||Shannon Carr, Director of Admissions|
|Number of first-year applications received:||3,728|
|Percent of applicants admitted:||82%|
|Regular application deadline:||August 15|
|Early decision/action deadline:||N/A|
|Accepts the Common Application?||No|
Standardized Test Scores
|Standardized test scores required?||Yes (SAT or ACT)|
|Policy regarding SAT score-use:||Considers highest section scores for all test dates|
|College Board code:||4301|
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