Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at EWU are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 33% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

Racial demographics of Eastern Washington University students
Race Percent of Students
White 67%
Black 4%
Hispanic 14%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6%
International 4%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 26% more female students than male students enrolled at Eastern Washington University with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, EWU has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Gender ratio of Eastern Washington University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for Eastern Washington University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 5,598
Women 7,035

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

EWU serves a very low number of students outside of Washington, with 94 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Eastern Washington University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 94%
Out of State 6%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$56,952 per year

41% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
12,633
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 21.1%
Part time Undergrads 9.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=235097 IPEDS survey data for Eastern Washington University.