Eastern Washington University Nursing School Review

Eastern Washington University (EWU), located in Cheney, Washington has over 100 student clubs ad organizations and the alumni community consists of over 82,000 people. The Intercollegiate Nursing Alliance consists of three schools, Eastern Washington University, Washington State University (WSU)  and Whitworth University. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is offered at WSU College of Nursing, which is located in Spokane, Washington. This partnership allows students to be able to take all of their undergraduate degree prerequisites at the other universities, before going on to WSU College to finish the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree.

The Washington State University College of Nursing in Spokane, Washington, also offers a Master of Nursing (MSN) and a Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (DNP). Ninety to 100 students are admitted into the College of Nursing every semester, with the majority of students coming from the partner universities.

Admission Requirements

In order to be admitted into the prerequisite nursing programs at Eastern Washington University, individuals must hold a 2.8 GPA or above in the Bachelor of Science prerequisite courses, with a minimum grade of 2.0 in any individual course. Individuals applying to the prerequisite nursing programs are required to go through a personal interview process. Individuals applying to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program must also submit proof of CPR certification, as well as submit to a drug screening and criminal background check. Applicants to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program must also provide proof of immunization records, including all pertinent immunizations, in order to be admitted into the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.

Prerequisite courses for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program include Anatomy/Physiology, Biology, Chemistry, and Statistics courses. All of the Eastern Washington University courses must be completed before individuals can start courses at Washington State University College of Nursing.

Individuals who successfully complete the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Washington State University, after completing the undergraduate requirements at Eastern Washington University, may go on to apply to sit the Registered Nurse licensure examinations. Registered Nurses (RN) work in a variety of healthcare fields, including; hospitals, physicians’ offices, private homes and many more. After completing the Registered Nurse licensure, many individuals go on to become Nurse Practitioners and further their education.

Competition for entry into Eastern Washington University, and individuals who complete prerequisites are not necessarily guaranteed entry. While only the undergraduate degree in nursing is offered at Eastern Washington University, individuals can go on to complete post-graduate education in nursing at the universities included in the alliance affiliated with Eastern Washington University. Financial Aid and Scholarships are offered through Eastern Washington University and several students are provided with financial aid throughout the course of the academic year. Individuals must apply for financial aid through the administrative office at Eastern Washington University, however, financial aid is not guaranteed and a completed application form and fee must be submitted before financial aid can be granted.

Eastern Washington University
526 5th Street,
Cheney, WA 99004

Phone: (509) 359-6200