Core Themes = Student Success

Access

EWU strives to provide the opportunity for traditional college-bound students, non-traditional students, and students from under served populations in the Inland Northwest and beyond to obtain a high quality education and earn a marketable degree.

  • Increase the student headcount from 12,279 to 13,611 by 2023
  • Increase headcount of first-time-in-college (FTIC) students from 1,671 to 2,250 by 2023
  • Increase percentage of FTIC racial/ethnic minority UG students from 35.9% to 42.5% by 2023
  • Increase percentage of new racial/ethnic UG transfer students from 22.20% to 39.50% by 2023
  • Increase percentage of first-generation UG students from 48.50% to 49.80% by 2023
  • Increase percentage of FTIC lower-income UG students (Pell grant recipients) from 40.20% to 44.85% by 2023

Learning

EWU strives to equip students with the skills and knowledge needed for them to be informed citizens of the world and successful in their chosen careers.

  • At least 85% of (EWU's 143 undergraduate programs and 45 graduate programs) will submit an annual assessment report on student learning (i.e., their program learning outcomes) by 2023
  • Students will have successfully met the target for at least 75% of the total program learning outcomes assessed at the University by 2023
  • Students will have successfully met the target for at least 75% of the Institutional Learning (GE) Outcomes assessed at the University by 2023
  • By 2023, 75% or more of students will participate in formalized co-curricular learning activities

Completion

EWU strives to support our students to earn undergraduate and graduate degrees.

  • Increase six-year graduation rates for all students from 47% of (average of the Entering Classes of 2012-17) to 51% by 2023
  • Increase six-year graduation rates for underrepresented students (American Indian or Alaska Native; Asian; Black or African American; Hispanic/Latino; Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; or two or more¬†races) from 32% (average of the Entering Classes of 2012-17) to 40% by 2023
  • Increase six-year grad rates of first-generation students (as defined by neither parent having completed a four-year degree) from 45% (average of the Entering Classes of 2009-11) to 51% by 2023
  • Increase six-year grad rates of low SES students (as defined by Pell recipients) from 44% (average of the Entering Classes of 2009-11) to 51% by 2023