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Admissions FAQ

How to Apply

Attending college is one of the most important life decisions that you will make. You may be in the process of deciding which university is right for you. The administration at East-West wants you to become familiar with as many aspects about the University as possible. For this reason, we’ve included a list of frequently asked questions.


Meet with an Admissions Counselor.


Meet with our financial aid office.


Provide necessary application documents.
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How can I apply to East-West University?

At East-West University, our number one priority is to provide the high-quality education you need to achieve your goals and create a better life for you and your family.

And it all begins with admissions.

The first step is reaching out. You’ll talk with our admissions staff to discuss your goals, our programs, transfer credit opportunities and scholarship options. It’s our pleasure to help you navigate the process toward fulfilling your academic dreams.

You can also apply online to East-West University.

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What is the cost to attend East-West University?

Tuition rates at East-West University are the most affordable of any Chicago area private four-year university. Our goal is to provide adequate financial assistance to applicants who, without such aid, would be unable to attend the University. To that end, we offer a variety of financial aid packages to qualifying students.

It all starts with your Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA. Every year, students who need financial aid are required to submit their applications. Through grants, loans, part-time employment and scholarships, students are provided monetary assistance to help meet the basic cost of their educational expenses.

There are also a variety of scholarships available for qualifying students - Merit, Transfer, Institutional & Need-based scholarships just to name a few. Complete the form below to contact an Admissions Counselor and get started today!

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Is there housing available at East-West University?

Yes. Currently there are ten floors of on-campus living. Located adjacent to East-West University, the Flats at East West is a residential community featuring Studio, Two & Three bedroom apartments.

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What about International Students?

East-West University welcomes students from all over the world regardless of race, sex, nationality, religion or socioeconomic background. U.S. News and World Report lists East-West University as having the second highest percentage of international students than any other comprehensive university in the United States. We value your interest in East-West and have International Student Advisors standing by to answer any questions and help you navigate the process of obtaining F1 student visa in your home country.

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