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East-West University

East-West University
816 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605-2103

Official telephone: (312) 939-0111
Fax number: (312) 939-0083
Screen last updated on: February 2024

The admissions information below is valid for the 2023 academic year.

Application fee: $40
High school graduation is: required, GED is accepted
Standardized test requirements: SAT I or ACT recommended
School has formalized early decision program: yes
Early decision application deadline: July 1
School has early action program: no
School has concurrent enrollment program for high school: no

Academic criteria:
  • secondary school report not considered
  • class rank considered
  • recommendations considered
  • standardized test scores important
  • essay considered
Nonacademic criteria:
  • interview considered
  • extracurricular activities considered
  • particular talent/ability considered
  • character/personal qualities not considered
  • alumni/ae relationship not considered
  • geographical residence not considered
  • state residency not considered
  • religious affiliation/commitment not considered
  • minority affiliation not considered
  • volunteer work considered
  • work experience considered
Average secondary school GPA: 2.67
Percent of freshmen who submitted GPA: 92%
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted ACT score: 100%

Number of completed applications received: 1,008
Number of applicants offered admission who enrolled: 896
School has a waiting list policy: no
Percent of freshmen who came from out of state: 7%
Admission may be deferred: no


If you are a first-time freshman . . . you are not alone. There will be many students coming into East-West University for the first time. Your Admissions Counselor will be able to provide answers to many of your questions. Some questions may need to be answered by faculty or any member of the East-West administration. Just remember, we are here to help you get acclimated to college life. While you are learning more about EWU, you can take a campus tour or even a tour of Michigan Avenue to help familiarize yourself with your new surroundings.


Freshmen students will have the following services available after they start at the University:

* Freshmen orientation on college life and expectations

* Remedial English and math courses to improve basic if needed

* Professional tutorial assistance when needed

* Career assessment and counseling.

* Academic advising on regular basis by faculty and the counseling staff

* Personalized and private e-mail account with the University computing network.

* Activities and clubs to enrich and expand the students educational experience.

* Faculty/student ratio of 20:1.

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