EWU Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Eastern Washington University
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into EWU and can I get accepted? The school has a 63% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Washington for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,311 out of 8,374 applicants were admitted making EWU a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 76 percent. Eastern Washington University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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EWU SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT78%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||440|
|SAT Math 25th||430|
|SAT Composite 25th||870|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||550|
|SAT Math 75th||530|
|SAT Composite 75th||1080|
|Average SAT Score||980|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Eastern Washington University?
Eastern Washington University typically requires applicants to be in the top 82 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 870 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 760. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 980 out of 1600. The school ranks #17 in Washington for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 78 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1080 and Above||Good||>74%|
|975 to 1080||Avg +||63%-74%|
|870 to 975||Avg -||50%-63%|
|765 to 870||Reach||37%-50%|
|Less than 765||Low||<37%|
EWU ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT21%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||22|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||20|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into EWU?
Admission data indicates that EWU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #16 in Washington for highest average ACT composite score. 21 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Eastern Washington University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>74%|
|20 to 23||Avg +||63%-74%|
|17 to 20||Avg -||50%-63%|
|14 to 17||Reach||37%-50%|
|Less than 14||Low||<37%|
Avg. High School GPA3.24
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Eastern Washington University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Eastern Washington University was 3.24 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #15 in Washington for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as EWU accepts 63% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||18%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||19%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||19%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||23%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||6%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||33%||34%||34%|
Applications are DueMay 15, 2020
Days left to Apply113
Applicants have 113 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on May 15, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to EWU before the May 15 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
What are the requirements for admission to Eastern Washington University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Required|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=235097 IPEDS survey data for Eastern Washington University.
Frequently Asked Questions
78% of students submit their SAT scores to EWU. 21% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
63% of those who apply are granted admission to EWU. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 870 and 1080. 78% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.