- Eastern Washington University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).
- EWU College of Business programs are accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).
- The EWU College of Arts, Letters & Education educator programs are approved by the State of Washington Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB).
- Ranked among the “Top 100 Best Regional Universities in the West” by U.S. News & World Report (2019).
- Named one of the nation’s Colleges of Distinction for demonstrating continued dedication to high-impact educational practices.
- Designated a Military Friendly® School by G.I. Jobs Magazine, an honor that ranks EWU in the top 15 percent of all colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide.
- Notable alumni include Mandy Manning, Washington's 2018 Teacher of the Year.