East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU)

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East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania can be found in East Stroudsburg, PA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 8,100 students enrolled per year at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Most of the students admitted to ESU had an SAT score between 880 to 1010, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 18 to 22. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.14. Roughly 80% of all students which applied were admitted at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 27% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at www4.esu.edu.

Overall East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania was reported as 78.4% in Fall 2013 with over 5,620 applications submitted to ESU. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ESU ACT Scores: 18 - 22
  • ESU Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into ESU, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for ESU has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 70.7%
  • 2010-2011: 69.2%
  • 2011-2012: 62.8%
  • 2012-2013: 80.6%
  • 2013-2014: 78.4%
  • Projected ESU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 74.7%

How Does East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) Compare?

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The acceptance rate for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania is forty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Centenary College90.9%
Lafayette College34.1%
Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary80.0%
Lehigh University30.8%
Muhlenberg College46.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English16 - 22
Math17 - 23
Composite Score18 - 22
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