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EWU: Start something BIG!
Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney, Washington, with programs also offered in Bellevue, Everett, Kent, Seattle, Shoreline, Spokane, Tacoma, Vancouver and Yakima. EWU has provided 130 years of educational service to the Cheney/Spokane area and is a driving force for the culture, economy and vitality of the Inland Northwest region.
Our Values: Our mission is focused on career preparation with a strong underpinning in the liberal arts. We stress and value excellence in teaching and learning in an environment which we strive to make inclusive, respectful and supportive of the entire learning community. EWU focuses on providing an exceptional student support services, resources and facilities as well as a wide variety of student activities and campus-wide and local events.
Academics: Eastern Washington University offers nearly 100 fields of study and an exceptional learning environment that provides an opportunity for hands on experience in your area of interest, courses taught by student-centered faculty and numerous academic resources to help our students prepare for their chosen careers. Student research is highlighted each year in the Student Research & Creative Works Symposium. In the spring of 2009, The Governor of Washington signed legislation allowing Eastern to expand its engineering offerings. EWU also offers the following health sciences programs at the Spokane Academic Health Sciences Center: a doctorate in Physical Therapy, a Master's in Occupational Therapy, a BS and Master's in Dental Hygiene and a BA and Master's in Communication Disorders.
Events and Activities: Eastern's main campus offers a variety of programs, events, and entertainment programs creating opportunities for social interaction and the development of communication and leadership skills. EWU sponsors the annual Get Lit! Literary festival, which attracts some of the most renowned poets and writers from around the world. The city of Spokane, the Spokane Convention Center and the Spokane Arena offers events of interest for everyone.
Athletics and Sports: The EWU athletic program is designed to be an integral part of the university community and we are proud to be the 2010 NCAA Division I Football Champion! Epic Adventures offers outdoor recreation events and our new Recreation Center houses an ice arena and a challenging climbing wall. EWU sponsors 14 intercollegiate sports, six for men and eight for women, both as learning opportunities for our most athletically talented students and as recreational opportunities for all of our students and the local community. Eastern is a member of the Big Sky conference and our Team Red fans support men's football, basketball, cross country, tennis and indoor/outdoor track and field and Women's volleyball, soccer, basketball, cross country, tennis, golf and indoor/outdoor track and field.
Size, Location & Recreation: Eastern has a size to suit everyone. We are large on academics and recreation but small and safe on our beautiful Cheney community campus. Spokane, WA, a growing medium size city, is home to our urban Riverpoint campus where our accredited business & health sciences programs are located, providing prime opportunities for internships and career connections. The Spokane metropolitan area is located just 15 miles away from the main campus and Forbes rated the city as the #9 Best Places For Business and Careers in 2008. Spokane Hoopfest is the biggest 3-on-3 street basketball tournament on the planet and the annual Bloomsday Run attracts some of the best runners in the world. Our area offers a myriad of year round sporting activities, including awesome snowboarding and skiing at Mount Spokane and 14 regional ski resorts, water sports on Spokane River and 76 lakes and streams, biking, climbing, golf and much more. Our local nature centers and parks and the Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge offer many opportunities for enjoying what we love best about the Inland Northwest. EWU is the perfect place to “Start Something Big"!