2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$13,650

Net Price

97%

Admitted

32%

Enrolled

50%

Graduation Rate

20/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Eastern Washington University

is a public, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 10,892. In 2021, there were 547 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #10 in Washington and ranks #853 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master

Psychology Graduates

547

Total Enrollment

10,892

Type

Public, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Ranking for Eastern Washington University

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#10

Washington Rank

Combining ranking factors for 22 schools that offer psychology degrees in Washington, Eastern Washington University ranks #10.

#853

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Eastern Washington University ranks #853.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Eastern Washington University offers Counseling and Applied Psychology, Developmental Psychology, General Psychology, Medical Psychology, Research Psychology and Social Work at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers Counseling and Applied Psychology, Counseling Psychology, General Psychology, School Psychology and Social Work.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMA
Counseling and Applied Psychology1636
Counseling Psychology10
Developmental Psychology60
General Psychology1435
Medical Psychology16
Research Psychology60
School Psychology26
Social Work54121
Total Graduates349198
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 4,232 students applied to the Eastern Washington University. The university admitted 97% and 32% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Washington universities is 8,323. On average, all Washington institutions admit 84% and 25% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Eastern Washington University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 67%. Compared to all Washington four or more years colleges, the percentage is 79%.

The overall graduation rate for Eastern Washington University is 50%, compared to 64% for all Washington universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare EWU to Washington Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Eastern Washington University to the average of all Washington four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

EWU

4,232

Applicants

97%

Percent Admitted

32%

Percent Enrolled

67%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

50%

Graduation Rate

WA Colleges

8,323

Applicants

84%

Percent Admitted

25%

Percent Enrolled

79%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

64%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 414 or 78% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 116 or 22% part-time faculty members employed at Eastern Washington University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 414 or 78%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

EWU

20 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

78%

Percent Full-Time

22%

Percent Part-Time

78%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

WA Colleges

13 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

49%

Percent Full-Time

51%

Percent Part-Time

47%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Eastern Washington University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $6,896, and the average cost for books and supplies is $942.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $12,353 and the average cost for graduate fees is $1,026.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Eastern Washington University in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Eastern Washington University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$13,060
On-Campus Living Expenses$3,132
Total Living Expenses$16,192
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$6,896
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$942
Total Undergraduate Expenses$24,030
In-State, Graduate Tuition$12,353
In-State, Graduate Fees$1,026
Total Graduate Expenses$13,379
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Eastern Washington University is $13,650. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Net Price by Family Income

Depending on the federal, state, or institutional grant aid available, the table below shows the average amount students pay to attend Eastern Washington University presented by family income bracket.

Students may pay more or less depending on their individual circumstances; however, these are the average costs as tracked by the university and reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Average Net Price by Income2020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$7,657$8,449
$30,001 – $48,000$8,595$8,974
$48,001 – $75,000$12,224$12,256
$75,001 – $110,000$17,266$16,255
$110,001 and more$18,760$19,571
US Department of Education

Compare Eastern Washington University to all Washington universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

EWU

$24,030

Cost to Attend

$8,832

Average Financial Aid

96%

Percent Receiving Aid

$13,650

Net Price

WA Colleges

$36,045

Cost to Attend

$15,226

Average Financial Aid

80%

Percent Receiving Aid

$18,576

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 1,438 or 96%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 6,734 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $8,832.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid6,734$8,832
Pell Grants3,337$4,507
Federal Student Loans6,363$3,420
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Eastern Washington University to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

EWU

6,734

Grant or Scholarship Aid

41%

Grants or Scholarships

3,337

Number of Pell Grants

20%

Pell Grants

6,363

Federal Student Loans

39%

Federal Student Loans

WA Colleges

3,187

Grant or Scholarship Aid

53%

Grants or Scholarships

1,312

Number of Pell Grants

22%

Pell Grants

1,511

Federal Student Loans

25%

Federal Student Loans

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