Eastern University

Wayne, PA

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Eastern University

Eastern University Student Essentials

Eastern University Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: American Baptist
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Eagles
Website: www.eastern.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 27,174
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 27,174
Retention Rate: 80%
Enrollment: 5,151
Year Established: 1925

About Eastern University

At Eastern University, a four-year Christian school in Wayne, Pennsylvania, you will find academics, activities and opportunities that embody a true commitment to social justice and diversity.

Examples of Eastern’s academic diversity can be seen in its list of majors, which include:

*Accounting
*Astronomy
*Biblical Studies
*Gender Studies
*Literature
*Missions and Anthropology
*Nursing
*Social Work
*Theatre

There is also an accelerated degree program for adults, a school of ministry and a graduate school.

Eastern also maintains a commitment to fostering student diversity, offering programs specifically for minorities. One of these is a mentorship program for any non-Caucasian student. Also available is the Summer Research Opportunity Program, which provides a tuition fellowship for a minority student to undertake research at Northwest University.

The Leadership Fellows Program is an example of Eastern’s commitment to social justice. Students in this program provide service to communities in need through mentorship and other means related to their academic major.

Eastern’s social justice theme can also be seen in its student organizations. Included among these is a group that serves disabled children, a tutoring organization, Habitat for Humanity, a Christian drama club dedicated to social change and a prison ministry. There are also clubs that raise money for Kenya and other third-world countries.

Since Eastern seeks students who wish to be leaders in the social justice movement, the admissions department requires that applicants show some evidence of leadership skills through community service and other activities.

In addition to its fellowship programs, Eastern may also award other types of financial aid to eligible students.

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Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

50% of students gave Eastern University 5 stars overall.

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Eastern University Map & Location

Eastern University
1300 Eagle Rd
Wayne, PA 19087


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Getting Around Eastern University

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
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Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Wayne, PA

Winter
Dec
45
27
Jan
41
22
Feb
44
24
Spring
Mar
53
31
Apr
64
41
May
75
51
Summer
Jun
83
61
Jul
88
66
Aug
87
64
Fall
Sep
80
56
Oct
68
44
Nov
57
35

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 3,169
Freshman Class 355
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 5,151

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 13%
  • African American: 26%
  • Caucasian: 51%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 8%
Latino 13%
African American 26%
Caucasian 51%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 8%

Undergraduate 62%
Graduate 38%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 71%
Men 29%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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