#30 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

Eastern University

Saint Davids, Pennsylvania

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Student Population
Eastern University overview
Location Saint Davids, Pennsylvania
Online eastern.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation American Baptist
Eastern University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Saint Davids, Pennsylvania, Eastern University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the American Baptist faith. In the most recent statistical year 2,095 prospective students applied, and 1,346 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 372 enrolled in the school.  1,787 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,717 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $34,136 plus fees of $570. Eastern University is ranked 454 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Eastern University is rated within the top 47% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1010/1190
ACT 20/24
GPA 3.46
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $35

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Eastern University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,352
Other Fees$570
Room and Board $11,204
Budget for Other Expenses$4,113
Total One Year Cost$51,375

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$45,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
67% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Eastern University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 24%
Education 17%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 16%
Health Professions 9%
Theology and Religious Vvocations 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=212133 IPEDS survey data for Eastern University.

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