Eastern University

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School Information

Phone Number: (610) 341-5800
Website: https://www.eastern.edu/about/student-consumer-information
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: admissions.eastern.edu/Datatel.ERecruiting.Web.External/pages/welcome.aspx
Address: 1300 Eagle Rd, Saint Davids, PA 19087-3696
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 3,256
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 65%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,136 (66% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $32,947
Out-of-state Tuition: $32,947
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $21,968

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Eastern University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Eastern University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1741
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 1271
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 1321
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 111
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 212
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 33
Theology and Religious Vocations 642
Visual and Performing Arts 2
Grand total 11238213

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Eastern University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $32,947
Out-of-state $32,947
Books and supplies $1,300

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $12,920
Out-of-state $12,920

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 361 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 361 100% $21,968
Student loan aid 280 78% $7,991

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,707 90% $17,100
Federal student loans 1,370 73% $7,280

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Eastern University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Eastern University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,757 553 1,204
Percent admitted 100% 71% 68%
Percent admitted who enrolled 24% 28% 22%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Eastern University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 3,256
Undergraduate enrollment 1,885
Graduate enrollment 1,371

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Eastern University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

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