Saint Davids, Pennsylvania

Eastern University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Eastern University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Eastern University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Eastern University and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate ranking it #43 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,205 out of 1,761 applicants were admitted making Eastern University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. Eastern University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 35% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Eastern University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Eastern University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Eastern University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1110

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Eastern University?

Eastern University typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #40 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 87 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Eastern University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1190 and Above Good >78%
1110 to 1190 Avg + 68%-78%
1030 to 1110 Avg - 56%-68%
950 to 1030 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 950 Low <42%
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Eastern University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Eastern University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Eastern University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Eastern University?

Admission data indicates that Eastern University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #66 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 7 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Eastern University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Eastern University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >78%
21 to 25 Avg + 68%-78%
17 to 21 Avg - 56%-68%
13 to 17 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 13 Low <42%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need above average high school grades to get into Eastern University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Eastern University was 3.44 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #36 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Eastern University accepts 68% of students who apply.

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Admission Statistics

Eastern University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,204 553 1,761
Accepted 814 390 1,205
Acceptance Rate 68% 71% 68%
Enrolled 270 153 423
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 33% 39% 35%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Eastern University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Eastern University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Eastern University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

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

Frequently Asked Questions

87% of students submit their SAT scores to Eastern University. 7% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

68% of those who apply are granted admission to Eastern University. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1190. 87% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 25. 7% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.