- Listing Type: Colleges & Universities
- Top Majors: Business and Entrepreneurship, Education, Health Care
- Degrees Awarded: 4 Year
- Type: Public
- Country: United States
- In State Tuition: $9,026
- Out of State Tuition: $19,769
- Religious Affiliation: None
- CEEB: 4301
- IPED: 235097
Eastern Washington is a regional, comprehensive public university. A focus on personal attention, faculty excellence and community collaboration allows Eastern to accomplish its mission for preparing well-rounded students ready to hit the ground running in their chosen career fields.
Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney, Wash., with programs also offered in Bellevue, Everett, Kent, Seattle, Shoreline, Spokane, Tacoma, Vancouver and Yakima.
Eastern is a driving force for the culture, economy and vitality of the Inland Northwest region. The university's beautiful campus, NCAA Division I athletics and opportunities for hands-on, real-world learning provide a classic, yet unique college experience. A focus on personal attention, faculty excellence and community collaboration allows Eastern to accomplish its mission for preparing well-rounded students ready to hit the ground running in their chosen career fields.
Eastern's 300-acre parklike campus is just 17 miles from Washington's second largest city, Spokane. However, it is a matter of minutes from more than 20 lakes, beautiful mountains and the Turnbull National Wildlife refuge; all of which offer fishing, hiking, biking, boating, wildlife watching and more. This unique geographic positioning allows students the serenity to focus on their studies, the spirit of a small college town, the recreational opportunities of the Northwest and the invaluable internship opportunities and civic involvement offered by a major metropolitan area. It's no wonder more than 10,000 students (and counting) now make Eastern their home away from home.
Eastern is now the state's fastest growing public institution, yet maintains a 21:1 student-faculty ratio. This momentum can also be seen through structural changes around campus, including renovation of Roos Field (formerly Woodward Field) with the nation's first-ever red synthetic turf; the $26.3 million Recreation Center, complete with a NHL-size hockey rink, climbing wall, sports courts and state-of-the-art fitness center; the current remodeling of Patterson Hall and the recently completed renovation of historic Hargreaves Hall.