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Colleges / Eastern Washington University

Eastern Washington University

Cheney, WA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate88%

Eastern Washington University Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Eastern Washington University. Eastern Washington University admitted 88% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 5,082 students applied to Eastern Washington University and 4,492 were admitted.

If you are planning on applying to Eastern Washington University, the regular decision application deadline is September 10 and the fee for the application costs $60.

Students who submit their applications to Eastern Washington University for fall should hear back from Eastern Washington University by September 15.

Eastern Washington University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Eastern Washington University's admissions stats.

Eastern Washington University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.2
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Eastern Washington University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Eastern Washington University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 9 10 September 15

Considering Applying Early to Eastern Washington University?

Eastern Washington University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Eastern Washington University Admissions

Transferring to Eastern Washington University

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Eastern Washington University

Eastern Washington University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Eastern Washington University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Eastern Washington University

Wondering what factors are considered by Eastern Washington University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered

Make sure to check with Eastern Washington University for more information on admission factors.

Eastern Washington University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Eastern Washington University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Eastern Washington University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript(S) of College Record
Transcript of High School Record
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.03

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Eastern Washington University?

Students admitted to Eastern Washington University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Eastern Washington University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Eastern Washington University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Eastern Washington University.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is September 10. Applicants should hear back by September 15.

Transfer students can enroll in Eastern Washington University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Eastern Washington University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Eastern Washington University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Eastern Washington University.

Does Eastern Washington University accept transfer credits?

✅ Eastern Washington University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Eastern Washington University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

Does Eastern Washington University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Eastern Washington University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Eastern Washington University?

✅ Eastern Washington University is not test optional.

What is Eastern Washington University's acceptance rate?

✅ Eastern Washington University's acceptance rate is 88%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Eastern Washington University?

❌ Eastern Washington University does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About Eastern Washington University?

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Eastern Washington University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Eastern Washington University? Eastern Washington University is a somewhat selective institution. The Eastern Washington University acceptance rate is 88%. This means that the institution accepts 88 out of every 100 applicants.


Eastern Washington University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Sep 10

Transfer Applications are Due

Sep 10

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Eastern Washington University is Sep 10.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Eastern Washington University is Sep 10.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Eastern Washington University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Eastern Washington University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Eastern Washington University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.25. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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