Eastern University

St. Davids, PA

Eastern University

St. Davids, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$34,706

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

31%

male

69%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,346
Declined 749
Total Received 2,095
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Private

2,053

undergraduate students

1,857

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Eastern University, 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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,910
Established in 1925
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Baptist

107-acre, suburban campus in St. Davids (Radnor Township population: 31,884), 19 miles from Philadelphia. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Philadelphia. School operates transportation to churches on Sundays. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
78%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
30%
Top 1/4
58%
Top 1/2
89%
Bottom 1/2
11%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
510
75th
590
25th
500
75th
24
25th
20
75th
24
25th
18
75th
24
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Other application fee (waived if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,346
Declined 749
Total Received 2,095

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Other
  • 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

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

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Financial Aid

94%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$18,997

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $34,136
Room $5,960
Board $5,244
Additional fees $570
Books & supplies $1,352
Total $47,262
Average Financial Aid - $18,997
Total with Avg. Aid $28,265

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,931,408
State $1,743,565
Institutional $4,976,875
Other external
Total $10,651,848

Non-need-based

Federal
State $166,486
Institutional $19,783,932
Other external $881,534
Total $20,831,952

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 610 225-5102
F: 215 225-5651
finaid@eastern.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dance, hip hop dance, minithon, soccer, step team, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division III), Middle Atlantic Conference, Freedom Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Finance. yes
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other. yes
Anthropology, Other. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Bible/Biblical Studies. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Chemistry, Other. yes
Communication Management and Strategic Communications. yes
Computer Science. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminology. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Dance, General. yes
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration. yes
Data Science, General. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Divinity/Ministry. yes
Early Childhood and Family Studies. yes yes
Education, Other. yes
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other. yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other. yes
History, General. yes
International Economics. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Marketing, Other. yes
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Missions/Missionary Studies. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing Practice. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Organizational Leadership. yes yes yes
Philosophy. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
School Psychology. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Theology/Theological Studies. yes yes
Urban Studies/Affairs. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes
Youth Ministry. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Early Childhood Education
  2. Nursing
  3. Social Work

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other

3,910

total students

63%

in-state

37%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

53%

2,053
students

Female
69%
1,425

Male
31%
628

47%

1,857
students

Female
72%
1,333

Male
28%
524

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

68%

1,406
students

Female
65%
918

Male
35%
488

32%

647
students

Female
78%
507

Male
22%
140

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
21%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Hispanic/Latino
44%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

8%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

89

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 19
Countries most often represented
Canada
China
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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