Eastern Washington University Cheney WA

Eastern Washington University

Fast Facts

  • School Size


  • Tuition

    $5,000—$10,000 Quarter

  • Affiliation


  • Type of School

    University/Intensive English Program

  • Student Body Gender


  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation

  • Scholarships for International Students


  • Conditional Admission Available


  • Top Programs

    Business, Engineering, English Language (ESL)

  • Setting

    Small/College town

  • Accreditation and Certification

    EnglishUSA Member, UCIEP Member

  • Type of Housing

    Residence Hall, Apartment, Dormitory

  • Test Scores

    TOEFL: 70 + , IELTS: Band 6 +

  • Social Media
Eastern Washington University

Eastern Washington University Overview

Eastern Washington University (EWU) is a comprehensive public university located in Cheney, Washington, USA. Since its beginnings in 1882, EWU has become a driving force for the culture, economy, and vitality of the United States of America’s Inland Northwest region. EWU serves nearly 13,000 students and offers more than 135 fields of study, 55 graduate programs and one applied doctorate via four academic colleges. EWU is in the top 10 public master’s degree-granting university in the Western U.S. The College of Business and Public Administration was named one of The Best 296 Business Schools in the 2013 edition of The Princeton Review’s annual guidebook.

What makes Eastern most unique is its tradition of faculty excellence and the personal attention that each student receives to help them succeed in their chosen field of study. The small college town of Cheney provides a safe and serene environment for international students to focus on their studies while still offering a 21:1 student to faculty ratio. Cheney is located 25km from Spokane, Washington State’s second largest city, known for hosting the 1974 World Expo. Spokane International Airport is only 15km away from campus, connecting students to destinations worldwide.

Reasons EWU Is Your University

  1. Location
    Experience American life in a safe living and learning environment
  2. Best Value
    Newsweek magazine called Eastern a “Best Value for the Tuition Dollar”
  3. Academics
    Study and do research with professors who know your name and your goals
  4. Community
    Live in a small and friendly college town; join a family that cares
  5. Opportunity
    Explore internship opportunities and global job prospects


Eastern Washington University


Student-Centered Approach to Academics

The highest priority for EWU faculty is to share their education and experience with students, guiding them through challenging courses and helping them prepare for successful professional careers. Students learn critical thinking skills through hands-on, discovery-based learning in our classrooms and labs and by working directly with faculty. Our students have access to a multitude of technology resources from state-of-the-art computer labs, to multimedia facilities, to a free Wi-Fi campus wide network. EWU’s annual Undergraduate Research Symposium is the largest academic event at EWU and features hundreds of student and faculty presentations.

Living on Campus

EWU is a residential campus, with thousands of students living in campus dormitories. EWU’s Global Living Learning Community (LLC) is an ideal community for international and domestic students to explore global issues, including culture, business, language, and current events. International students are encouraged to share their customs, food, and language in this safe, welcoming environment. Each floor has a dedicated student and professional staff member who are educated and trained to work with students to provide the best possible living and learning experience.

Student Life Facts

  • School colors are red and white; we’re the Eagles and our mascot is named Swoop
  • The campus covers 300 acres in a park-like setting with rolling wheat fields just steps from campus
  • EWU’s $26.3 million Recreation Center features a rock climbing wall, ice rink and some of the best food on campus
  • Free public transportation for students during academic year
  • Skiing, fishing, cycling, hiking and other outdoor activities are nearby
  • Active International Student Association and a peer-mentoring program for international students
Eastern Washington University

Top Most Popular Academic Programs

Business Administration and Management
Engineering and Technology
Computer Science
Biology and Biochemistry
Music, Art and Graphic Design

International Student Services

International students comprise 3% of the EWU student population. A dedicated team of professionals provide support services exclusively to international students that include airport pickup, orientation activities, employment and student travel information, immigration advising, academic support, and connections to other resources on campus to ensure successful living and learning experiences in the United States.

International Admission Highlights

Conditional Undergraduate Admission and Graduate Prep Programs available for $3500/quarter
TOEFL/IELTS not required

Pre-MBA Programs

EnglishUSA Member UCIEP Member
For more information: Eastern Washington University

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Eastern Washington University
Office of Global Initiatives 103 Hargreaves Hall
Cheney WA 99004
P: (509) 359-2331
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  • Business English
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Certificate/Short Term
  • Computer Science
  • English Language (ESL)
  • Computer Science
  • English Language (ESL)

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