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Eastern Washington University, established in 1882, is a public state university that offers Enrolment to over 10, 000 students. The main campus of EWU is situated in Cheney with branch campuses in Washington and Spokane. The university expands over 300 acres of land, and offers masters degrees, graduate certificates and doctoral programs to its students. EWU's athletic mascot is the Eagle. The college sponsors intercollegiate sports both for men and women. The athletics teams of the university participates in Big Sky Conference. AFL players such as DeNique Ford and Isaiah Trufant, and NFL player Kurt Schulz are few notable alumni of the institution.

Profile of Eastern Washington UniversityThe campus of Eastern Washington University is in Cheney, WA, which is a town not far from a more urbanized area. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Eastern Washington University include, at the school's highest level, the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Eastern Washington University is known for its programs in family and social work.

Eastern Washington University Selectivity

Admission at the school is selective, not open to all who apply. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 430. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 430 and 550.

The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, Eastern Washington University had 10, 686 students enrolled (9, 592 full-time equivalent).

Student Life
The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Big Sky Conference. Eastern Washington University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts378interdisciplinary studies, English, history, political science, creative writing, Spanish language, international relations, economics, . . .
Education and Teaching377reading teaching, special ed, curriculum and instruction, elementary school teaching, English teaching, social studies teaching, math teaching, health teaching, . . .
Business and Management346business management, finance, marketing, accounting, human resources, managerial economics, MIS, operations management
Family and Social Work339social work, public administration, child development
Therapy and Counselling219psychology, child psychology, physical therapy, Counselling psychology, community health services, school psychology, experimental psychology
Science143biology, chemistry, physics, geology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy114exercise science, parks and recreation management, occupational therapy, recreational therapy, athletic trainer, health and physical education, parks and recreation studies, sports and fitness management
Media103communication studies, graphic communications, journalism
Medical Support and Technology94dental hygienist, speech pathology, audiology and speech pathology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine59registered nursing
Security and Law Enforcement50criminology
Computer Science and Engineering49computer and info science
Engineering Technician39engineering technician, mechanical engineering tech, computer engineering tech
Medical administration19health care administration, public health Education
Fine Arts17fine arts, art history and criticism
Architecture and Planning17urban planning
Music15music, piano, music theory and composition, music performance
Photography and Commercial Art7cinematography, commercial art
Drama and Performing Arts7drama
Engineering3electrical engineering, military technologies
Design1graphic design, design and visual communication
Art Studies0art studies
Conservation and Resource Management0environmental science
Contact: Eastern Washington University

Eastern Washington University

526 5th Street

Cheney, WA 99004-2496

General Phone: (509) 359-6200


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