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Eastern Washington University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 22nd 2019By -  Prachi Kukreja

As noted in the year 2018-19, Eastern Washington University’s acceptance rate drooped to 63.4% from a very high acceptance rate of 96.2% that was recorded in the 2017-18 academic year.

Minimum SAT score is 1100, whereas the minimum ACT composite score range is 24 to get admission into the university.

  • International students need to apply earlier in order to complete additional procedures on time.
  • Eastern Washington University admissions are offered in the Fall and Summer with varying application dates.
  • Deadline for international undergraduate applicants is mostly one month before the term starts. If the application is later than that, a new application has to be submitted for another term.
  • Undergraduate students can apply through the online admission portal of the university.
  • Graduate students have a separate online admission portal.


Application PortalUndergraduate: Online Application
Graduate: Online Application
Application FeeUndergraduate:$60 USD
Graduate: $75 USD
Acceptance Rate96%
Mode of PaymentMasterCard, Visa or a check
Minimum SAT Score1100
Minimum ACT Score24 (Composite)
Academic calendarQuarter-Semester
Intake SeasonsFall /Summer
InterviewsOnly for Pre-Nursing candidates before application

Eastern Washington University Admission Deadlines

The deadlines vary for international undergraduate and graduate applicants. Applications are offered in the Fall and Summer. The table below specifies the deadlines:

FallSeptember 1
SummerFebruary 1
International ApplicantsPriority: February 1;
Regular: September 1
FallDepends on the number of application
SummerFebruary 15
International ApplicantsPriority: February 15

Eastern Washington University International Admissions

Since it takes longer for the international students to fulfill all the requirements related to their visa and other additional documentation, they are advised to apply and complete their application for Eastern Washington University admission as early as possible.

Following are the specific guidelines and instructions for the completion of the application process:

  • Evaluated transcripts of high school need to be submitted to the university with proper attestation of the concerned authority.
  • Transcripts in a language other than English must be accompanied by a translation
  • Students with native languages other than English need to submit English Proficiency Test scores in order to prove their proficiency in English.
  • An official letter from their school specifying the completion of secondary school in English.
  • Passport details.

Language Requirements for International Students

International students need to take any one of the English Proficiency Tests since it is mandatory to have a good command over the English language as per university standards. Following are the details of the required scores for admission at Eastern Washington University:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score:
    • Paper-based test: 525
    • Internet-based: 71
  • Minimum International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score: 6.0
  • If the candidate does not fulfill the English proficiency test requirements, they can be admitted on the condition of affirmatively completing the institute’s English program under “conditional admission”.

Eastern Washington University Undergraduate Admissions

Eastern Washington University undergraduate courses include Arts, Business courses and programs, Health Science and Public Health, Science and Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, and Social Sciences.

Application Portal: Application portal for undergraduates is available on the university’s official website.

Application Fee: $60 USD.

Academic Requirements for Undergraduate Applicants:

  • A cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 (or higher) on a 4.0 scale.
  • A minimum SAT score of 1100 or a minimum ACT composite score of 24.
  • Complete a series of required high school classes which include English, Social Sciences, Laboratory Science, World Language, Fine Art, and Mathematics.

Eastern Washington University Graduate Admissions

Graduate degrees include Master’s, Doctorate and Ph.D. courses, along with double-degrees too.

Application Portal: The application portal for graduates is available online on the official website of the university.

Application Fee: $75 for the application of every graduate course, except for some courses. Some programs charge an additional program application fee such as:

  • Dental Hygiene- $50
  • Occupational Therapy - $50
  • Physical Therapy - $50

Academic Requirements for International Graduate Applicants: Following are the instructions and guidelines to be followed:

  • One copy of official transcripts and documents from the previously attended colleges or universities from where credits have been earned by the applicant.
  • Official transcripts have to be sealed and attested by the concerned institute before mailing them to the Eastern Washington University.
  • The GRE & GMAT test scores need to be submitted if their chosen course requires it.
CourseApplication DeadlineAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
MA Addiction StudiesFall: September 1;
Winter: December 1;
Spring: March 1;
Summer: June 1
A bachelors degree; Minimum GPA: 3.0; A previous course in Human Development or other related degrees; Additional Requirements*TOEFL pBT: 525,
iBT: 71;
IELTS: 6.0
MA AnthropologyFall: September 1 (only open in fall)GPA of 3.0; Additional Requirements**TOEFL or IELTS scores
MS BiologyFall: April 1;
Winter: October 15;
Spring: January 15
General GRE test score; Additional Requirements***TOEFL or IELTS score
MS Computer ScienceFall: September 1;
Winter: December 1;
Spring: March 1;
Summer: June 1
General GRE test scoreMinimum TOEFL: 58,
iBT: 92,
cBT: 237
MBAFall: September 1;
Winter: December 1;
Spring: March 1;
Summer: June 1
More than 3.0 GPA in an undergraduate degree; Additional Requirements****TOEFL or IELTS score

*Experience in social work or related field

**A personal and academic statement by the candidate, with a brief on their vision and career goals, along with their interests relevant to the course; 3 letters of recommendations

***A supplemental application from the Department of Biology

****Work Experience

Supplementary Documentation may include:

  • Letters of recommendation
  • Personal statements
  • Resume
  • Academic writing samples

After admission at Eastern Washington University, undergraduate students need to confirm their enrollment by paying a $250 nonrefundable enrollment fee. Once the enrollment fee is received students will be confirmed for fall 2019 and receive an email to sign up for orientation. Pay the enrollment fee within 30 days of being accepted.

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