Eastern Washington University

Eastern Washington University, a regionally-based comprehensive universitywith nearly 13,500 students, is located in Cheney, Wash., within theSpokane metropolitan area.EWU has a reputation for providing quality access to all students, as well asfor faculty who challenge those students to succeed in the classroom. Easterns reputation has grown both regionally and nationally. For example, in recent years faculty members have received more than a half dozen prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) grants. The university recently hosted the prestigious 2015 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). And in 2010, Eastern captured the NCAA Division I Football Championship.EWU excels in the preparation and advanced training of professionalpractitioners in careers of service to others in the public and privatesectors. It offers access to a diverse population of students who are educatedin a broad range of fields such as education, culture and the arts, socialwork, health sciences and business. A particular emphasis on STEM-relatedfields such as science, technology, engineering and math make it an attractivechoice for those interested in these high demand fields. In addition, a new College of Health Science and Public Health has been established at its EWU Spokane campus in the University District.The graduate program in creative writing and doctorate in physical therapy areconsidered among the top programs nationally. Forensic science majors have theunique chance to learn from a state crime lab located on campus.A state-of-the art new residence hall is centered in the social hub of campus,which includes a Recreation Center recognized nationally for its commitment togreen building features. The universitys main academic building has also beencompletely renovated to include modernized classrooms with new technologywhile meeting new environmentally-friendly standards.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Public, Coed 1882 N/A Quarter $27.5 million 526 Fifth Street, Cheney, WA 99004 (509) 359-6200
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30 100.0 Washington Cheney 855