Eastern Washington University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,543
2.54% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$12,764
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
5.46%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
95.7%
5,297 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
12,410
86.7% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
44.1%
686 Graduates

About

Eastern Washington University is a higher education institution located in Spokane County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Eastern Washington University were General Business Administration & Management (184 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (141 degrees), and General Psychology (132 degrees).

In 2019, 2,985 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Eastern Washington University. 58.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,045 degrees), 5.65 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (362 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Eastern Washington University is $6,543, which is $-15,483 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Eastern Washington University is $6,543, which is $-15,483 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,764.

In 2019, 60% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 66% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,543
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Eastern Washington University was $6,543. The cost of tuition at Eastern Washington University is $-15,483 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$12,764
2019 Value
18.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Eastern Washington University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,764. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Eastern Washington University grew by 18.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,279
Room and Board
$870
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Eastern Washington University was of $11,279 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $870. The cost of room and board decreased by 1.86% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.57% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

60%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
66%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

60% of undergraduate students at Eastern Washington University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.46%
2017 Default Rate
160
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Eastern Washington University was 5.46%, which represents 160 out of the 2933 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Eastern Washington University received 5,297 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 36.7% annual decline. Out of those 5,297 applicants, 5,069 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 95.7% acceptance rate.

There were 12,410 students enrolled at Eastern Washington University in 2019, and 93% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Eastern Washington University has an overall enrollment yield of 36%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

95.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
5,069
Accepted Out of 5,297

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Eastern Washington University was 95.7% (5,069 admissions from 5,297 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 63.4%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by -36.7%, while admissions declined by -4.56%.

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SAT Scores

93%
Submission Percentage
1,680
Scores Submitted

93% of enrolled first-time students at Eastern Washington University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Eastern Washington University has a total enrollment of 12,410 students. The full-time enrollment at Eastern Washington University is 10,765 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,645. This means that 86.7% of students enrolled at Eastern Washington University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Eastern Washington University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.7% White, 15.4% Hispanic or Latino, 6.85% Two or More Races, 3.38% Black or African American, 2.95% Asian, 0.959% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.459% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Eastern Washington University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (30.4%), followed by White Male (25.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (52.8%), followed by White Male (19.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.26%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Eastern Washington University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 12,410 students. The full-time enrollment at Eastern Washington University is 10,765 and the part-time enrollment is 1,645. This means that 86.7% of students enrolled at Eastern Washington University are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Eastern Washington University was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Eastern Washington University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,159
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,912
  3. Two or More Races
    850

The enrolled student population at Eastern Washington University is 57.7% White, 15.4% Hispanic or Latino, 6.85% Two or More Races, 3.38% Black or African American, 2.95% Asian, 0.959% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.459% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,212 students (9.77%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 515 more women than men received degrees from Eastern Washington University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Eastern Washington University is white (2,045 degrees awarded). There were 5.65 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (362 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Eastern Washington University is General Business Administration & Management (184 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (141 degrees) and General Psychology (132 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Eastern Washington University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (163 degrees awarded), Biology (255 degrees), and Psychology (251 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Eastern Washington University are Physicians (439,329 people), Other managers (354,481 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (287,716 people), Social workers, all other (277,586 people), and Postsecondary teachers (251,555 people).

The most specialized majors at Eastern Washington University are Public Administration and Social Service (163 degrees awarded), Biology (255 degrees), Psychology (251 degrees), Communications (147 degrees), and English (68 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Eastern Washington University are Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Public relations specialists, Actuaries, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Eastern Washington University are Public Administration and Social Service (163 degrees awarded), Biology (255 degrees), Psychology (251 degrees), Communications (147 degrees), and English (68 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Eastern Washington University are Elementary & secondary schools (834,911 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (676,869 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (674,225 people), Outpatient care centers (294,312 people), and Offices of physicians (263,779 people).

The most specialized majors at Eastern Washington University are Public Administration and Social Service (163 degrees awarded), Biology (255 degrees), Psychology (251 degrees), Communications (147 degrees), and English (68 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Eastern Washington University.
Most Common
  1. 184 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 141 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 132 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Eastern Washington University was General Business Administration & Management with 184 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

1,235
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,750
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 1,235 degrees were awarded to men at Eastern Washington University, which is 0.706 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,750).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 114 degrees were awarded to men at Eastern Washington University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.07 times more than the 107 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 121 degrees were awarded to women at Eastern Washington University in Social Work, which is 6.37 times more than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%
100% Completion Time
52%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 25% of students graduating from Eastern Washington University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 52% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 55% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (51.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Eastern Washington University is Female and Asian (51.9% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.437% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,045 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    362 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    165 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Eastern Washington University is white (2,045 degrees awarded). There were 5.65 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (362 degrees).

2.75% of degree recipients (82 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,224 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    821 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    240 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Eastern Washington University is white female (1,224 degrees awarded). There were 1.49 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (821 degrees).

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Operations

Eastern Washington University has an endowment valued at nearly $33.3M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $6.26M (18.8%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Eastern Washington University had a total salary expenditure of $242M. Eastern Washington University employs 154 Professors, 150 Lecturers, and 90 Assistant professors. Most academics at Eastern Washington University are Male Professors (96), Female Lecturers(82), and Male Lecturers (68).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Eastern Washington University are: Service, with 166 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 161 employees, and Management with 145 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$33.3M
2019 Endowment
4.09%
growth from 2018

Eastern Washington University has an endowment valued at about $33.3M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Eastern Washington University grew 4.09% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.14M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $5M - Federal
  2. $25.7M - State
  3. $808k - Local

As of 2019, Eastern Washington University received $5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $25.7M from state grants and contracts, and $808k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$115M
2019 Salaries
3.26%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Eastern Washington University paid a median of $115M in salaries, which represents 47.6% of their overall expenditure ($242M) and a 3.26% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.55% growth from 2017 and a 3.62% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$37.7M
Instructional Salaries
460
Number of Employees

In 2019, Eastern Washington University paid a total of $37.7M to 460 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
154 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
166 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Eastern Washington University were Professor with 154 employees; Lecturer with 150 employees; and Lecturer with 90 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Eastern Washington University were Service with 166 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 161 employees; and Management with 145 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Lecturer
  3. Male Lecturer

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Eastern Washington University was Male Professor with 96 employees, Female Lecturer with 82 employees, and Male Lecturer with 68 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Eastern Washington University.

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