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Eastern Washington University Tuition Information

In 2021, tuition for full-time students at Eastern Washington University was $6,713 a year for in-state students and $24,685 a year for out-of-state students.

On average, college tuition rises about 3%ba year.

If this makes attending the college of your dreams seem daunting, remember, the "sticker price" of tuition doesn't tell the full story. Many students pay way less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are applied. Plus, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay out of pocket more manageable until after graduation.

Tuition for international students at Eastern Washington University is $24,685 per year.

In-state vs. Out-of-state Tuition at Eastern Washington University

Eastern Washington University is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $6,713 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time. For students who are not considered Washington-residents, out-of-state tuition is $24,685 a year.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. These institutions offer reduced tuition for students who are residents of that state.

Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state tuition can save on the cost of tuition, as well as loans and interest owed. Be sure to confirm your state's requirements for as an in-state resident. Every state has its own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. The most common requirement is that students must have lived in the state for a full year before starting school. There may be additional requirements as well, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.

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Eastern Washington University International Student Tuition

Eastern Washington University has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.

International students at Eastern Washington University usually pay around $24,685 per year, before any scholarships, grants or other financial aid.

Students from outside of the U.S. are not eligible for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but should research private or school-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities..

Eastern Washington University Housing Expenses and Other Costs

In addition to the cost of tuition, room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when planning for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Eastern Washington University.

House and Food Costs at Eastern Washington University

Room and board at Eastern Washington University is $13,026 a year. This number includes the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a meal plan that enables you to eat in the Eastern Washington University's on-campus cafeterias and dining halls.

Board costs may vary depending on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.

How Much Do Books Cost at Eastern Washington University?

The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The actual cost of books depends on the courses you take and the textbooks, computer programs, or other materials are required.. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.

Annual Fees

Most schools also have fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more. Full-time undergrads at Eastern Washington University can expect to pay around $1,026 in fees every year they are enrolled.

Keep in mind, there could also be additional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like Greek Life, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Most colleges have resources so that those with demonstrated need to get help covering these costs.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Transportation costs at Eastern Washington University

The total cost of transportation in college can really vary. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school?. Will you need to pay to park on-campus? Is the campus walkable? Do you plan to bring a car or are you planning to use public transportation? All of these factors can make a big difference in your transportation budget. At Eastern Washington University, freshman are allowed to park on campus.

Where are a college is located can impact your transportation budget. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the other hand getting around in a city is sometimes expensive, but cities may offer more trains, busses or affordable flights to actually get to school. Eastern Washington Universityis located in a suburban setting in Washington, not far from Spokane.

Are There Any Other Costs Associated With College?

When estimating your budget for college, don’t forget to leave some room in your budget for personal expenses, like going out to eat or see shows, furnishing your living space, and things like haircuts, clothes and, yes, even toilet paper and shampoo .

Now, let’s do a rundown of all of the costs associated with college, to get a better idea of the actual cost of attending Eastern Washington University.

Total Cost of Eastern Washington University

2021 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $6,713
Out-of-State Tuition $24,685
Room and Board $13,026
Yearly Fees $1,026
Other expenses $2,025
Total Estimated Costs

Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.

Eastern Washington University’s tuition and fees change based on: B Academic program for both full and part-time students

Eastern Washington University Financial Aid

In 2021, 5,141 of the 10,293 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Eastern Washington University meets 61% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $12,419 a year. Around 50% of Eastern Washington University undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Eastern Washington University graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $23,301 of student loan debt.

The average debt for each loan type varies.

Average Debt By Loan Type
Federal Loans $21,429
State Loans $0
Eastern Washington University-Specific Loans $0
Private Loans $21,778
Most Common Loans for Eastern Washington University Students
Federal Loans 47%
Private loans 7%

Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on Eastern Washington University financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Eastern Washington University

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

In 2021, Eastern Washington University awarded 4,358 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $43.5 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $8.07 million in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.

Net Cost of Eastern Washington University

The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.

Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for Eastern Washington University students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.

When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.

The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at Eastern Washington University was $12,419 in 2021. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Eastern Washington University seem more manageable.

Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students
Out-of-State, On-Campus $29,273

What will attending Eastern Washington University really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.

As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families make more informed decisions about the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Eastern Washington University's net cost calculator on their website.

Eastern Washington University Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

Eastern Washington University does not have guaranteed tuition.

A Prepaid Tuition Plan is not available for Eastern Washington University students.

Eastern Washington University offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.

Eastern Washington University Tuition Waivers

Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to offset the cost of attending. Some colleges offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.

Eastern Washington University has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: - Employees or Children of Employees

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.

Learn More About Eastern Washington University

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Eastern Washington University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$21,695

In State

$39,667

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$6,713
$24,685
Fees
$1,026
$1,026
Housing
$13,026
$13,026
Books
$930
$930

Eastern Washington University Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

41%

Average Financial Aid Package

$13,326

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

12,350

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

80%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,739

Out-of-State

$25,711

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Sep 10
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