Eastern University

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Christian educational institution in Pennsylvania, U.S.

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About Eastern University

According to Wikipedia, Eastern University is a private Baptist university in St. Davids, Pennsylvania. The university is affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA. History Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary was founded to provide a theologically conservative seminary within the American Baptist Churches. Beginning in 1925 as a department in the seminary, in 1952 Eastern University became a separate institution and moved to its present St. Davids location, taking the name "Eastern Baptist College".In 1972, it was renamed "Eastern College". In 2001, the Pennsylvania Department of Education granted the institution "university status" and it was renamed Eastern University. In 2004, the institution's Board voted to acquire its previous parent institution, Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and EBTS changed its name to Palmer Theological Seminary in honor of a previous president in 2005.

Eastern University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
2,095 64% 58% 1130 23

How Much Does Eastern University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$35,590
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $21,610
30K - 48K $18,260
48K - 75K $20,476
75K - 110K $22,919
110K+ $26,521

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Eastern University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Eastern University , then you can expect to earn an average of $48,100 per year. You also have a 88% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Eastern University 's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
2,441 1,603 838

Where is Eastern University ?

Eastern University is located at 1300 Eagle Rd, Saint Davids PA 19087-3696

What Is Eastern University Known For?

Eastern University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Eastern University 's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Eastern University 's Most Influential Alumni?

Eastern University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Anthropology, Criminal Justice, and Religious Studies. Here are some of Eastern University 's most famous alumni:

Bryan Stevenson
Bryan Stevenson
An American lawyer, social reformer and academic.
Darnell L. Moore
Darnell L. Moore
An American writer and activist.
Brandon Scoop B Robinson
Brandon Scoop B Robinson
An American sports journalist.
Leslie Desmangles
A Haitian anthropologist, author, and college professor.
Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove
An American Christian preacher and writer.
Morgan Hikaru Aiken
An American basketball player.
Richard Muenz
An American actor.
Sean Matthews
An American politician from Delaware.
Mike Benson
An American politician.
Orhan Korhan
A Researcher.
Elizabeth Story-Roller
A Researcher ORCID ID = 0000-0003-0698-1623.
Cheryl M Patton
A Researcher .