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Eastern Washington University

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Seal of Eastern Washington Univeristy


Slogan'It's a great time to be an Eagle'
Established 1882
School type Public
President Stephen Jordan
Location Cheney, Washington, USA
Enrollment 8309 undergraduate,
923 graduate
Faculty 505
Endowment US$10.8 million
Campus 335 acres (1.4 km²)
Sports teams Eagles
Website www.ewu.edu

Eastern Washington University is a comprehensive university located in Cheney, Washington, USA. As of winter 2005, it has an enrollment of 9,232.

It offers bachelor of arts, bachelor of arts in business, bachelor of arts in education, bachelor of fine arts, bachelor of music, bachelor of science, master of arts, master of business administration, bachelor of education, master of fine arts, master of nursing, master of physical therapy, master of public administration, master of science, master of social work, and master of urban and regional planning.

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History

EWU got started in 1882 by a $10,000 grant from industrialist Benjamin P. Cheney

Sports

Eastern's sports mascot is the Eagle, and their colors are red and white. EWU athletic teams participate in the Big Sky Conference at the NCAA Division I (I-AA for football) level. The club hockey team participates in the American Collegiate Hockey Association, division II, western region.

Common nicknames

  • EWU
  • Eastern
  • Ewu (Eee-wooo)

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