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Eastern University

1300 Eagle Rd, Saint Davids, PA

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Eastern University is a nonprofit private school that has a large number of majors available for students to choose from. The school is located in Saint Davids, PA, in a predominantly suburban area. The school maintains an American Baptist affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Enrollment at Eastern University is nearly 4,500 yearly.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Education
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Social Sciences

The admissions process will include the submission of an application, student records, and standardized test scores, which are then reviewed by admissions officials. Either the ACT or SAT exam must be taken in order to apply to this school. Scores within the range of 19 to 23 on the ACT or 1410 to 1750 on the SAT are needed to greatly increase the chance of admission. This school has an acceptance rate of about 74% of which only 44% chose to enroll. More information on admissions can be found here.

The cost of tuition is close to $28,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and therefore students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to understand their cost of attendance. The cost of on-campus housing is about $5,600 annually. This school may help with costs by offering financial aid for students that are eligible as grants and loans.

This school has a variety of athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Available sports offered may include but not limited to:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)
  • Golf (NCAA Division III)

Students should visit the Eastern University website to see a complete list of areas of study, programs, financial aid details, and more that is available at this school.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the applicants Eastern University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Eastern University is around 3,500 students, where graduate students make up roughly 11% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $30,000-$36,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • Part time students pay in the range of $660 to $790 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$18,499
Receiving Student Loans78%$8,926
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Eastern University may provide services to students like:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment

Graduation Rates

Eastern University has an overall graduation rate which is around 55%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years43%
Graduating in 5 Years4%
Graduating in 6 Years0.8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2002)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2002)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Eastern University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation)
  • Basketball (Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation)
  • Field Hockey
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Eastern University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Education

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Eastern University for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
52.23%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
100%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
10:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
10

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$14,336