Eastern University

St. Davids, PA

Eastern University

St. Davids, PA

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Christian Life

Tuition & Fees

$34,706

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
29%
500-599
52%
400-499
11%
700-800
4%
600-699
26%
500-599
48%
400-499
22%
30-36
5%
24-29
41%
18-23
45%
12-17
9%
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undergraduateRatios

31%

male

69%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,349
Declined 858
Total Received 2,207
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Private

1,752

undergraduate students

1,348

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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,100
Established in 1952
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Metropolitan area: Philadelphia
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Philadelphia International

Eastern University
1300 Eagle Road
St. Davids
19087-3696

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
78%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Wednesday Night Worship
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Student Activities Board
  • Multicultural Awareness Advisory Committee (MAAC)
  • Student Chaplain Program

Top Events

  • Welcome Back Bash
  • Homecoming Weekend
  • Midnight Breakfast
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
29%
500-599
52%
400-499
11%
700-800
4%
600-699
26%
500-599
48%
400-499
22%
30-36
5%
24-29
41%
18-23
45%
12-17
9%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $35
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.55

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,349
Declined 858
Total Received 2,207

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 19
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $34,136
Room & board $11,824
Additional fees $570
Books & supplies $1,352
Other fees $2,619
Total $50,501

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Finance
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Computer Science
Criminology
Dance, General
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing, Other
Mathematics, General
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Music, General
Nursing Practice
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Theology/Theological Studies
Youth Ministry
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

3,100

total students

60%

in-state

40%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

57%

1,752
students

Female
69%
1,202

Male
31%
550

43%

1,348
students

Female
72%
974

Male
28%
374

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

75%

1,328
students

Female
65%
861

Male
35%
467

25%

424
students

Female
81%
341

Male
19%
83

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 78%
Student 4 year graduation rate 54%
Student 5 year graduation rate 6%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
20%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Hispanic/Latino
47%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

199

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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Counseling services

  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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