Your Support Changes the Course of Students' Lives
More than 95% of East-West University students receive some form of financial aid. For many students, this support means the difference between an education and a dream shelved.
Lessen the growing distance between a student's ambition and the cost of obtaining a college degree.
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College education in the United States is facing growing threats. Your giving has the ability to help:
College tuition costs have steadily increased for decades, outpacing inflation. This has led to a growing problem of student loan debt, which can have long-term financial consequences for graduates. Many families and students struggle to afford higher education, even with financial aid and scholarships.
The high cost of college education has resulted in a student debt crisis, with millions of Americans carrying significant student loan debt. This debt can delay major life milestones such as homeownership, marriage, and starting a family, and it can also limit career choices.
Access to higher education is not equal for all. There are serious disparities in educational outcomes based on race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and geography. These disparities can perpetuate inequality and limit opportunities for underrepresented groups.
In some cases, the government cut funding for higher education, leading to budget constraints at public colleges and universities. This can result in higher tuition rates, reduced services, and overcrowded classrooms.
Leadership level supporters who make annual gifts of $1,000 or more to East-West University send an explicit message, through their generous support, that East-West possesses a fantastic opportunity to share its ideals with a global audience.
Becoming a Sustainer is easy, convenient, and secure. Sustainers make ongoing credit or debit card donations to East-West University every month. Recurring giving provides dependable funding for the University and its programs while minimizing fundraising costs, so donations can directly support East-West University students.
Designated Giving Funds
Unrestricted funds allow East-West University to identify and use funds when time-sensitive, current needs at the University are the greatest. Your contribution can help East-West University to expand its capacity and at the same time help with its urgent needs.
Access to an affordable, quality education is critical for ensuring that young people can compete in today’s economy. The lack of funding for scholarships makes it increasingly difficult for students, especially from low-income households, to attend college. Your contribution can assist young people in their journey to attain a college degree.
The Student Activities Fund enhances students’ engagement with their fellow students and the University. Funds provided may contribute towards projects such as the expansion of a tutoring program, a mentoring program, or a new athletic program such as football or soccer. Your contribution can help students have a better sense of purpose and performance at the University.
East-West University’s Alumni Association is growing every year. Many of East-West’s graduates have flourished since receiving their education from the University. As an alumni, your contribution can assist in expanding the network of other alumni and their involvement with the University and its programs.
Your Support Matters More Than Ever
Higher U.S. education faces several daunting challenges in the years ahead. Over the next ten years, $89 billion in government cuts to higher education are proposed, while in the last nine years, the cost to educate a student has increased by 20 percent. Despite increasing costs and decreasing government support, a college education is a requirement for the modern workforce with 64 percent of all jobs require some college education in 2020. In 1970, 74% of the middle class comprised people with a high school diploma or less; in 2007, that number fell to 39%. Donors help bridge the gap for students facing ever growing costs and proposed future declines in aid.
Percentage of the middle class with a high school diploma or less
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About East-West University
East-West University is a private, non-profit, non-denominational accredited institution of higher learning. Since its founding in 1980, the University is dedicated to providing quality affordable education to students from all racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds. East-West provides relevant education in the liberal arts, sciences, and career-related areas such as electronics, computer science, and business. The University instills in its students a global and multicultural perspective with an emphasis on service to the community.
Thank you for supporting East-West University and making a difference.
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