East-West University

816 S Michigan Ave, Chicago
IL, 60605
879 students
Private not-for-profit

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Unique strength within diversity. At East-West University, unique sense of identity prevails. Strength of the university comes from its concerned and caring faculty and staff. Within the environment of East-West is a sense of community. Finally, diversity is the real strength of East-West University. East-West University was founded in 1980 with the mission of providing quality, affordable, multi-cultural, and forward-looking higher education to Chicago and the world. The institution has grown and prospered over the years, from a noble idea to a significant institution of higher learning accommodating nearly 1200 students. East-West has repeatedly been cited as having the lowest tuition among private schools in the Chicago area, making a higher education with personal attention more accessible. East-West has one of the highest percentages of international students of any baccalaureate school in the nation; it is the only majority-minority four year college in the state of Illinois; the faculty and staff is among the most diverse of any institution of higher learning in the nation; its graduates have spread throughout the world making a difference; and its close-knit, family atmosphere has been successful in helping students to meet the challenges of making it through college to graduation.
School Highlights:
East-West University serves 879 students (99% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.
East-West University is one of 35 community colleges within Cook County, IL.
The nearest community college is Robert Morris University Illinois (0.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
East-West University Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 879 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 45:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 64% over five years.
Total Enrollment
879 students
1,287 students
East-West University Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
869 students
832 students
East-West University Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 10 students
1,021 students
East-West University Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
East-West University sch enrollment East-West University sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Asian
East-West University Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
East-West University Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
East-West University Black (2006-2012)
% White
East-West University White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
East-West University More (2009-2012)
East-West University sch ethnicity East-West University sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.56 0.45
East-West University Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $17,595 is more than the state average of $5,917. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $17,595 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $17,595 $5,917
East-West University In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $17,595 $10,050
East-West University Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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