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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
  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 B minus
  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 1,328 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Eastern acceptance rate is 61%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Early Childhood Education, and Business. Graduating 59% 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
61%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1030-1230
ACT Range
20-27
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
$24,063 / 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
$23,706 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 48 responses
80%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 56 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 56 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
7
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
6
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    14%
  • On Campus
    73%
  • Online
    14%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,328 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
424
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
48%
Varsity Athletes
23%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 35 responses
  • Christian base faith
    49%
  • Diverse
    31%
  • Loving
    9%
  • Radical, liberal Christian
    6%
  • Ignorant
    3%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
79%
Poll
82%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 56 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 76 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 41 responses
  • Friendly
    49%
  • Beautiful
    17%
  • Special
    12%
  • Religious
    7%
  • Trying
    7%
  • Disappointing
    2%
  • Home away from home
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
59%
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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