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    Welcome to Eastern Washington University! This is quick a overview to help you understand how you can apply to American schools like EWU.

    Am I an international student?

    You are an international student if you have an F-1 or J-1 visa or if you are planning to acquire an F-1 or J-1 visa.

    Your status in the United States will be linked to the I-20 or DS-2019 issued by EWU.

    How do I apply, and what do I need to submit?

    You apply online.

    Start your application with this list of required materials and key deadlines.

    If you want to earn a master's degree or a doctorate, please visit the International Graduate Students website.  

    When should I apply?

    Most students apply in their final year of high school or secondary school in their own country.

    When You Want to Start at EWU
    Priority Deadline
    Final 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

    How do I access an application I already started?

    Log in to your already-started application by visiting the EWU application system and entering the username and password you created.

    How can I get an I-20 or DS-2019 for my studies in the United States?

    1. Complete an international admissions application and submit your application fee
    2. Submit all required documents.

    EWU will issue you an I-20 once your admissions application is complete and approved.

    Where will I live?

    New first-year students are required to live on campus. You can apply for on-campus housing by visiting the Housing and Residential Life website.

    I'm working with an international agent. Will you work with them?

    Yes! If you have an international agent, EWU can work with them directly.

    Where do I send my official transcripts, test scores, and financial statements?

    International Admissions Processing
    304 Sutton Hall
    Cheney, WA 99004-2455 USA

    Materials sent to Eastern Washington University will not be returned.

    EWU's Nondiscrimination Policy

    EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.  

    Contact Information

    Undergraduate Admissions
    304 Sutton Hall
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.2397

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