|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||American Baptist|
|Student to faculty ratio||10:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,277 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Eastern University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,992 applications and 1,219 students were granted admission. Eastern University is at the #59 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 9% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 65% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||930 to 1140|
|ACT||19 to 23|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Eastern University's tuition was $30,780 for all students regardless of residency (14.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Eastern University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 43% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,564 (which is 3.7% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Eastern University in 2016-2017, was 282, which is 75% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,167 (which is 4.6% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Eastern University has enrolled a total of 3,420 students (2,267 students full-time and 1,153 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,420 students, 189 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 30% men and 70% women and 2,082 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,338 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 451 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 25%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Two or more races: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Eastern University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||16%||464||0|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||15%||420||69|
|Theology And Religious Vocations||10%||281||0|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||7%||210||0|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||2%||52|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||1%||36|
|English Language And Literature/letters||1%||32|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Eastern University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Eastern University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $33,300. Last year, out of the total 1,158 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,054 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,063 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 935 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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