Eastern Washington University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,110

13.4% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$12,397

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

4.7%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

95.5%

4,224 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

12,279

87.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

46.5%

709 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 (205 degrees awarded), General Interdisciplinary Studies (163 degrees), and General Psychology (146 degrees).

In 2016, 3,000 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Eastern Washington University. 57.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,118 degrees), 6.64 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (319 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Eastern Washington University is $6,110, which is $-14,050 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Eastern Washington University is $6,110, which is $-14,050 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,397.

In 2016, 62% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 72% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,110

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Eastern Washington University was $6,110. The cost of tuition at Eastern Washington University is $-14,050 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$12,397

2016 Value

0.641%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Eastern Washington University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,397. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Eastern Washington University grew by 0.641%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,265

Room and Board

$1,095

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Eastern Washington University was of $10,265 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,095. The cost of room and board increased by 6.62% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

62%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

72%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

62% of undergraduate students at Eastern Washington University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 6.9% with respect to 2015, when 58% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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4.7%

2015 Default Rate

156

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Eastern Washington University was 4.7%, which represents 156 out of the 3319 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Eastern Washington University received 4,224 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 18.2% annual decline. Out of those 4,224 applicants, 4,033 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 95.5% acceptance rate.

There were 12,279 students enrolled at Eastern Washington University in 2016, and 88% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Eastern Washington University has an overall enrollment yield of 42.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

95.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

4,033

Accepted Out of 4,224

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Eastern Washington University was 95.5% (4,033 admissions from 4,224 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 82.1%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -18.2%, while admissions declined by -4.88%.

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SAT Scores

88%

Submission Percentage

1,496

Scores Submitted

88% of enrolled first-time students at Eastern Washington University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Eastern Washington University has a total enrollment of 12,279 students. The full-time enrollment at Eastern Washington University is 10,790 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,489. This means that 87.9% of students enrolled at Eastern Washington University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Eastern Washington University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.5% White, 13.5% Hispanic or Latino, 5.67% Two or More Races, 3.34% Black or African American, 2.88% Asian, 1.12% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.309% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Eastern Washington University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (33.4%), followed by White Male (27.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (49.7%), followed by White Male (26.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.01%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

87.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Eastern Washington University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 12,279 students. The full-time enrollment at Eastern Washington University is 10,790 and the part-time enrollment is 1,489. This means that 87.9% of students enrolled at Eastern Washington University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%

2016 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 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Eastern Washington University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    7,675

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,653

  3. Two or More Races

    696

The enrolled student population at Eastern Washington University is 62.5% White, 13.5% Hispanic or Latino, 5.67% Two or More Races, 3.34% Black or African American, 2.88% Asian, 1.12% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.309% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 819 students (6.67%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 472 more women than men received degrees from Eastern Washington University. The majority of degree recipients at Eastern Washington University are white (2,118 degrees awarded). There were 6.64 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (319 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Eastern Washington University is General Business Administration & Management (205 degrees awarded), followed by General Interdisciplinary Studies (163 degrees) and General Psychology (146 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 (203 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (167 degrees), and Biology (236 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 & surgeons (433,223 people), Miscellaneous managers (329,342 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (310,146 people), Postsecondary teachers (222,072 people), and Social workers (216,576 people).

The most specialized majors at Eastern Washington University are Public Administration and Social Service (203 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (167 degrees), Biology (236 degrees), English (83 degrees), and Communications (151 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Eastern Washington University are Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Financial analysts, Chief executives & legislators, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Eastern Washington University are Public Administration and Social Service (203 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (167 degrees), Biology (236 degrees), English (83 degrees), and Communications (151 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 Hospitals (657,526 people), Elementary & secondary schools (603,924 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (499,597 people), Offices of physicians (195,925 people), and Computer Systems Design (172,376 people).

The most specialized majors at Eastern Washington University are Public Administration and Social Service (203 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (167 degrees), Biology (236 degrees), English (83 degrees), and Communications (151 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 205 degrees awarded

  2. 163 degrees awarded

  3. 146 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Eastern Washington University was General Business Administration & Management with 205 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,264

  2. 1,736

In 2016, 1,264 degrees were awarded to men at Eastern Washington University, which is 0.728 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,736).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 120 degrees were awarded to men at Eastern Washington University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.11 times more than the 108 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 118 degrees were awarded to women at Eastern Washington University in Social Work, which is 5.36 times more than the 22 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%

100% Completion Time

46%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 20% of students graduating from Eastern Washington University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 46% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% 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.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (53.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Eastern Washington University is Female and White (53.5% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 0.987% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,118 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    319 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    118 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Eastern Washington University is white (2,118 degrees awarded). There were 6.64 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (319 degrees).

3.57% of degree recipients (107 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,248 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    870 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    190 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Eastern Washington University is white female (1,248 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (870 degrees).

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Operations

Eastern Washington University has an endowment valued at nearly $27.4M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.72M (13.6%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Eastern Washington University had a total expenditure of $221M. Of that $221M, they spent $101M on salaries and $221M on benefits.

Eastern Washington University employs 145 Professors, 140 Lecturers, and 100 Assistant professors. Most academics at Eastern Washington University are Male Professors (93), Female Lecturers(77), and Male Lecturers (63).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Eastern Washington University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 162 employees, Service, with 154 employees, and Management with 143 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$27.4M

2015 Endowment

1.08%

growth from 2014

Eastern Washington University has an endowment valued at about $27.4M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Eastern Washington University grew 1.08% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.45M 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. $5.22M - Federal

  2. $25.9M - State

  3. $653k - Local

As of 2015, Eastern Washington University received $5.22M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $25.9M from state grants and contracts, and $653k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$101M

Salary Expenditure

$221M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Eastern Washington University had a total expenditure of $221M. Of that $221M, they spent $101M on salaries and $221M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$101M

2015 Salaries

8.56%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Eastern Washington University paid a median of $101M in salaries, which represents 45.5% of their overall expenditure ($221M) and a 8.56% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.97% growth from 2013 and a 2.5% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$35.2M

Instructional Salaries

476

Number of Employees

In 2015, Eastern Washington University paid a total of $35.2M to 476 employees working as instructors, which represents 35% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

145 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

162 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Eastern Washington University were Professor with 145 employees; Lecturer with 140 employees; and Lecturer with 100 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Eastern Washington University were Office and Administrative Support with 162 employees; Service with 154 employees; and Management with 143 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Lecturer

  3. Male Lecturer

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Eastern Washington University was Male Professor with 93 employees, Female Lecturer with 77 employees, and Male Lecturer with 63 employees.

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

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