Tuition & Fees

$33,854

$33,854

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
26%
500-599
47%
400-499
21%
300-399
2%
700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
45%
400-499
26%
300-399
5%
700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
38%
400-499
39%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
30-36
22%
24-29
22%
18-23
27%
12-17
25%
6-11
4%
30-36
17%
24-29
17%
18-23
26%
12-17
36%
6-11
4%
30-36
17%
24-29
26%
18-23
31%
12-17
26%
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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,205
Declined + 556
Total Received 1,761
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Private (nonprofit)

1,885

undergraduate students

1,371

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 2220
ACT 3562

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,256
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)

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St. Davids, PA

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.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
79%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
26%
500-599
47%
400-499
21%
300-399
2%
700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
45%
400-499
26%
300-399
5%
700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
38%
400-499
39%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
30-36
22%
24-29
22%
18-23
27%
12-17
25%
6-11
4%
30-36
17%
24-29
17%
18-23
26%
12-17
36%
6-11
4%
30-36
17%
24-29
26%
18-23
31%
12-17
26%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
(waived if filed online)
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 Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,205
Declined + 556
Total Received 1,761

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Considered

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

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Michael Dziedziak
Executive Director of Enrollment
P: 800 452-0996
F: 610 225-5601
ugadm@eastern.edu

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$24,846

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $33,304
Room $6,136
Board $5,400
Additional fees $550
Books & supplies $1,326
Total $46,716
Average Financial Aid - $24,846
Total with Avg. Aid $21,870

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,761,415
State $1,781,771
Institutional $4,306,178
Other external
Total $9,849,364

Non-need-based

Federal
State $130,569
Institutional $18,339,979
Other external $845,968
Total $19,316,516
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Andrea L. Ruth
Director of Financial Aid
aruth@eastern.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

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

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Athletic Directors

Eric Mcnelley (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting/Finance
Athletic Training
Bible Studies
Biochemistry
Biological Studies
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chemistry/General Business
Christian Counseling
Christian Faith/Public Policy
Classical Teaching
Communications
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Curriculum/Instructional with STEM Focus
Data Science
Divinity
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Studies
Economic Development
English
Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Health Administration
Health Sciences
Health Services Management
History
Individualized Major
International Area Studies/Business
International Development
Leadership of Missional Church Renewal
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 Education
School Counseling
School Health Services
School Psychology
Secondary Education
Social Impact
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
TESOL
Theological Studies
Theological/Cultural Anthropology
Urban Studies
Youth Ministries
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Most Popular Majors

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

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

3,256

total students

59%

in-state

41%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

58%

1,885
students

Female
68%
1,284

Male
32%
601

42%

1,371
students

Female
69%
950

Male
31%
421

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

1,463
students

Female
66%
952

Male
34%
511

23%

422
students

Female
79%
332

Male
21%
90

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
19%
Hispanic/Latino
49%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

50%

Transfer applicants accepted

76%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended 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 Recommended 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
  • 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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International Students

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

International Student Contact

Michael Dziedziak
Executive Director of Enrollment
800 452-0996
mdziedzi@eastern.edu

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