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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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    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 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

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

    Tuition and Fees

    For the 2016-2017 academic year, international students attending EWU must prove financial ability to meet the following requirements.

    Certificate of Eligibility (I-20) Requirements for 2016-2017
    Educational Cost Components English Language Institute,
    Main Campus
    Main Campus
    Tuition US $11,400 US $22,522
    Average Course Fees US $150
    Computer/Information Technology Fee US $105
    Comprehensive Health & Wellness Fee US $286
    International Student Continuing Enrollment Fee US $300 US $750
    Mandatory Health Insurance US $1,856 US $1,856
    Transportation Fee US $60
    Student Recreation Center Fee US $195
    PUB Renovation Fee US $195
    Books and Supplies (estimated)> US $900
    Total Educational Costs US $13,556 US $26,999
    Living Cost Components English Language Institute,
    Main Campus
    Main Campus
    Room and Board US $10,945 US $10,945
    Personal Expenses US $2,055 US $2,055
    Total Livings Costs US $13,000 US $13,000
    Total Cost of Attendance US $26,556 US $39,999
    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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