Eastern Washington University

Cheney, WA 99004

Eastern Washington University is one of the 35 public 4-year colleges in Washington. Its campus is medium in size and located in the town of Cheney. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,634 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 1,242 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 76%).

Every year 52% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Eastern Washington University's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $6,242, and fees were $867. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $22,995 and $867 respectively.


Campus LocaleFringe Town
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio22:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate76%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 11 53

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Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
09/01/1919 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
10/09/2004 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT870 to 1090
ACT17 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates $75

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$208/credit
In State Students$208/credit
Out of State Students$767/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$373/credit
In State Students$373/credit
Out of State Students$867/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $9,360 $9,360 $34,515
ADN 70 $14,560 $14,560 $53,690
BSN 125 $26,000 $26,000 $95,875
FNP 50 $18,650 $18,650 $43,350
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 92% of Eastern Washington University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 41% $4,468
Other Federal Grant 2% $1,428
State Grant & Scholarships 35% $5,466
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 51% $2,889
Federal Student Loans 56% $5,018
Private Loans 6% $11,153


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$7,865
$30,001 to $48,000$9,199
$48,001 to $75,000$13,219
$75,001 to $110,000$17,407
Over $110,000$18,960

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing.

Eastern Washington University
526 5th Street
Cheney, WA 99004

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