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Tuition & Fees

$31,020

$31,020

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
44%
400-499
36%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
13%
500-599
42%
400-499
35%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
34%
400-499
42%
300-399
11%
200-299
0
30-36
38%
24-29
25%
18-23
12%
12-17
25%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
12%
24-29
25%
18-23
25%
12-17
38%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
12%
24-29
38%
18-23
38%
12-17
12%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

30%

70%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,368
Declined + 1,047
Total Received 2,415
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Private (nonprofit)

2,184

undergraduate students

1,321

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Early Childhood Education
  2. Business Administration
  3. Social Work
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Codes

SAT 2220
ACT 3562

School Facts

Eastern, founded in 1925, is a co-educational comprehensive Christian university of the arts, sciences and professions. Its 114-acre main campus is located 30 minutes from Philadelphia via public transit and within easy driving or train distance of Baltimore, New York and Washington, DC.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,505
Established in 1925
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  ATS (Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

St. Davids, PA

107-acre, suburban campus in St. Davids (population: 34,400), 19 miles from Philadelphia. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Philadelphia. School operates transportation to churches on Sundays. Public transportation serves campus.

Eastern University
1300 Eagle Road
St. Davids, PA 19087-3696

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
76%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
79%
Bottom 1/2
21%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
44%
400-499
36%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
13%
500-599
42%
400-499
35%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
34%
400-499
42%
300-399
11%
200-299
0
30-36
38%
24-29
25%
18-23
12%
12-17
25%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
12%
24-29
25%
18-23
25%
12-17
38%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
12%
24-29
38%
18-23
38%
12-17
12%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,368
Declined + 1,047
Total Received 2,415

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Michael Dziedzick
Executive Director of Enrollment
P: 800 452-0996
F: 610 341-1723
ugadm@eastern.edu

Cost

Tuition $30,780
Room $5,680
Board $4,994
Additional fees $240
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $42,894
Average Financial Aid - $18,517
Total with Avg. Aid $24,377

Financial Aid

62%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$18,517

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,836,624
State $2,316,883
Institutional $3,341,989
Other external $0
Total $10,495,496

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $182,942
Institutional $17,550,995
Other external $725,663
Total $18,459,600

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division III), Middle Atlantic Conference, Freedom Conference
Mascot
Eagles
School colors
burgundy and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting/Finance
Athletic Training
Bible Studies
Biochemistry
Biological Studies
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chemistry/General Business
Christian Counseling
Communications
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Dance
Divinity
Early Childhood Education
Economic Development
Education Counseling
English
Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Health Administration
Health Services Management
History
International Area Studies/Business
International Development
Liberal Arts/Sciences
Management
Marketing
Marriage/Family Studies
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mathematics
Medical Assisting
Middle Level Education
Missions/Anthropology
Multicultural Education
Music
Nonprofit Management
Nursing
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Reading
School Counseling
School Health Services
School Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
TESOL
Theological Studies
Theological/Cultural Anthropology
Urban Studies
Youth Ministries
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Undergraduate

62%

2,184
students

Female
70%
1,536

Male
30%
648

Graduate

38%

1,321
students

Female
69%
905

Male
31%
416

undergraduateFull-time

84%

1,851
students

Female
69%
1,272

Male
31%
579

undergraduatePart-time

16%

333
students

Female
80%
264

Male
20%
69

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
22%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

34%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

89

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

75%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 16
Countries most often represented China
Ivory Coast
Nigeria
South Korea
Taiwan
Zimbabwe
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Michael Dziedzick
Executive Director of Enrollment
610 341-1376
mdziedzi@eastern.edu

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