Founded in 1980, East-West University (EWU) states its mission as "providing quality, affordable, multi-cultural and forward-looking higher education to Chicago and the world." Currently accommodating about 1,200 students, EWU has been noted for having the lowest tuition among private schools in Chicago, one of the highest percentages of international students of any baccalaureate school in the U.S. and as the only majority-minority four year college in the State of Illinois.
Students living in student housing or an off campus apartment near EWU will be situated in the heart of downtown Chicago near the city's South Loop neighborhood. The school offers programs in the behavioral and social sciences, business, computer science, English, mathematics, biological sciences, electronics engineering, honors and communications.
Student living and university living at EWU allow students access to the school's East-West Perspectives lecture series. This program attracts prominent speakers from around Chicago, Illinois and the country to talk about their respective fields. Guest lecturers have included journalist Salim Muwakkil, architect Jeanne Gang and Beyond the Beltway host Bruce DuMont. The school's location in Chicago's Southern Loop place students within reach of the city's various commercial, recreational, educational and cultural centers like Grant Park, Navy Pier, the Field Museum, Wrigley Field, the Chicago River and Willis Tower.
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