Eastern University Rankings

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In the World#2860 of 14178
In North America#865 of 2629
In the United States#796 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#43 of 155
In Saint Davids#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
American Baptist
Acceptance rate
61%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$24,063 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
1,752
Graduates
1,348
Male:Female Ratio
29:71
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Eastern University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate61%59%64%
Applicants2,2076461,408
Admissions1,349380899
Freshmen enrolled full time329131198
Freshmen enrolled part time28424

414 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

945 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
100 or 37%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1030
or below

75% of them
had 1230
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Eastern University are 1030-1230 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
22 or 8%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Eastern University are 20-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1523 (49%)
Black or African American697 (22%)
Hispanic393 (13%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown289 (9%)
Nonresident Alien70 (2%)
Asian63 (2%)
Two or more races61 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$24,063/year
Average aid awarded
$23,706
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$21,610
$30-48K$18,260
$48-75K$20,476
$75-110K$22,919
$110K+$26,521

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$33,304$13,050
Tuition in-state$33,304$13,050
Tuition out-of-state$33,304$13,050
Fee in-district$550$214
Fee in-state$550$214
Fee out-of-state$550$214

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity949
Combined charge for room and board$11,536
Room charge$6,136
Meal charge$5,400

Eastern University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies85
Business Administration and Management, General3136
Early Childhood Education and Teaching58
Theology & Theological Studies149
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other40
Education, Other36
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse34
Organizational Leadership41213
Social Work23
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other23
Counseling Psychology21
Psychology, General20
Divinity & Ministry17
Mathematics, General16
Speech Communication and Rhetoric13
Kinesiology and Exercise Science12
Accounting and Finance12
Reading Teacher Education12
Biology & Biological Sciences, General11
Criminology11
School Psychology11
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services11
International Economics11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other46
Special Education and Teaching, General10
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling10
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor9
Urban Studies & Affairs9
Marketing, Other8
Nursing Practice7
English Language and Literature & Letters, Other7
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching7
Anthropology, Other7
History, General6
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other5
Athletic Training & Trainer5
Biochemistry5
Youth Ministry5
Spanish Language and Literature4
Bible & Biblical Studies4
Music, General4
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies4
Dance, General3
Environmental Science3
Political Science and Government, General3
Sociology3
Missions & Missionary Studies and Missiology3
Pastoral Studies & Counseling3
Chemistry, General2
Christian Studies2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other1
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management1
Grand Total9033432326
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate59%50%63%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%
  • Part-time retention rate - 38%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,201
Citations
7,149

Publication count by topic

Medicine
133
Business
130
Chemistry
116
Sociology
106
Psychology
103
Biology
79
Physics
72
Political science
49
Engineering
43
Computer science
43
Mathematics
42
Geography
32
Art
28
Philosophy
27
Materials science
26
Economics
22
Environmental science
20
History
18

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art164020
Sociology1751499
Physics18101,493
Philosophy184815
Political science2154135
Psychology22661,519
Mathematics3178384
Engineering3183241
History33921
Economics353858
Business356489
Medicine3589517
Chemistry3722617
Biology3802600
Materials science3997188
Geography402928
Computer science4050229
Environmental science438930

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199025
199120
199217
199373
199436
199555
1996511
1997512
1998315
1999432
2000848
2001346
20021565
2003259
20041063
20051268
2006973
20072996
200814137
200918169
201049193
201138316
201271359
201381496
201478556
201593632
2016110507
2017105565
201883545
2019107662
2020112860

General info

Alternative namesEU
Founded1952
WikipediaEastern University (United States)
MottoFaith, Reason and Justice
Colorsmaroon, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Sessions (June-August)
Total FTE staff427
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1300 Eagle Rd
Saint Davids, Pennsylvania, 19087-3696
United States
Phone6103415800
Fax+1 (610) 3411723

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