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If you are not a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident of the United States, use these pages to help you apply for admission to EWU.

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    The application for admission for fall 2016 will close September 1, 2016, at 12 a.m. Complete your application by August 31, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. to be considered for admission for fall 2016.

    To study at Eastern Washington University as an international student, you need to provide the following materials:

    Mail Your Materials to This Address

    International Admissions
    304 Sutton Hall
    Cheney, WA 99004 USA


    When You Want to Start at EWUPriority DeadlineFinal Application Deadline
    Winter Quarter October 15 December 1
    Spring Quarter February 15 February 15
    Summer Quarter February 15 Two weeks before the term starts
    Fall Quarter February 15 Varies depending on the number of applications received

    Your application for admission will be considered complete only after Eastern receives all required documents.

    Tuition and Fees

    For the 2015-16 academic year, international students attending EWU must prove financial ability to meet the following requirements.

    Certificate of Eligibility (I-20) Requirements for 2015-2016

    Main Campus
    Main Campus
    West-side Campus
    Tuition and Fees US $23,173 US $27113 US $14,442
    Books US $1,095 US $1,095 US $1,400
    Insurance US $1,429 US $1,429 US $1,429
    Total Educational Costs US $25,697 US $29,637 US $17,271
    Room and Board US $10,263 US $10,263 US $11,289
    Personal Expenses US $1,860 US $1,860 US $1,860
    Total Living Costs US $13,017 US $13,992 US $14,514
    Total Cost of Attendance US $37,820  US $42,786 US $32,371
    Additional Expenses per Dependent 30% of Living Expenses

    Immigration and Visa Help

    It may take several months to secure a student visa. Because of this, you are encouraged to apply for admission to EWU as early as possible.

    Navigating the immigration and visa system in the United States can be very difficult. This list of useful visa information may help you with the visa process.

    Returning Students

    Students who have interrupted their enrollment at EWU for more than three quarters are considered returning students.

    If you are a returning student, you should reapply online. You must submit official transcripts from each institution attended. Transcripts submitted when you first applied to Eastern will already be on file.

    Contact Information

    Undergraduate Admissions
    304 Sutton Hall
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.2397

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