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Eastern University
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  • 4 Year
  • SAINT DAVIDS, PA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade A

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Eastern is a private, Christian university located in Radnor Township, Pennsylvania in the Philadelphia Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,299 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Eastern acceptance rate is 66%. Popular majors include Early Childhood Education, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Nursing. Graduating 58% of students, Eastern alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,600.

About

1300 EAGLE RD
SAINT DAVIDS, PA 19087
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Middle Atlantic Conferences

Eastern University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

EU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
66%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1010-1190
ACT Range
20-24
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$23,961 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$24,625 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 48 responses
81%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 57 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 57 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    45%
  • On Campus
    15%
  • Online
    40%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,299 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
580
Undergrads Over 25
34%
Pell Grant
43%
Varsity Athletes
24%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 36 responses
  • Christian base faith
    50%
  • Diverse
    31%
  • Loving
    8%
  • Radical, liberal Christian
    6%
  • Ignorant
    3%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
75%
Poll
82%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 57 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 77 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 41 responses
  • Friendly
    49%
  • Beautiful
    20%
  • Special
    12%
  • Religious
    7%
  • Trying
    7%
  • Disappointing
    2%
  • I need to express and soak up knowledge
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
58%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
95%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 37 responses

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