Eastern University

St. Davids, PA

Eastern University

St. Davids, PA

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Christian Life

Tuition & Fees

$34,686

$34,686

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%
700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
38%
400-499
39%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
30-36
9%
24-29
32%
18-23
41%
12-17
14%
6-11
4%
30-36
36%
24-29
27%
18-23
28%
12-17
9%
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 (nonprofit)

1,752

undergraduate students

1,348

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Early Childhood Education
  2. Nursing
  3. Social Work
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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 3,100
Established in 1925
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  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
78%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
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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% 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

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%
700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
38%
400-499
39%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
30-36
9%
24-29
32%
18-23
41%
12-17
14%
6-11
4%
30-36
36%
24-29
27%
18-23
28%
12-17
9%
30-36
5%
24-29
41%
18-23
45%
12-17
9%

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 or ACT Considered if submitted
SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

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

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

Katelyn Ambrose
Director of Enrollment
P: 800 452-0996
ugadm@eastern.edu

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$26,552.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $34,136
Room $6,290
Board $5,534
Additional fees $550
Books & supplies $1,352
Total $47,862
Average Financial Aid - $26,552
Total with Avg. Aid $21,310

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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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 610 225-5102
F: 215 225-5651
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

Eric Mcnelley (women's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting/Finance
Bible Studies
Biblical Studies/Theology
Biochemistry
Biological Studies
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chemistry/General Business
Christian Counseling
Christian Faith/Public Policy
Classical Teaching
Communications
Computer Science
Contextual Leadership
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Data Science
Divinity
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Studies
Economic Development
English
Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Global Studies
Health Administration
Health Care Administration
Health Sciences
Health Services Management
History
Individualized Major
Innovation/Design
International Development
Leadership
Leadership of Missional Church Renewal
Liberal Arts/Sciences
Management
Marketing
Marriage/Family Studies
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mathematics
Media Technology
Medical Assisting
Middle Level Education
Multicultural Education
Music
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
Youth Ministries
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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

3,100

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 Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
20%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
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

Transfer Admissions

58%

Transfer applicants accepted

80%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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 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 19
Countries most often represented
Canada
China
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Augusta Allen
Director of International Student and Scholar Services
610 341-5870
aallen6@eastern.edu

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