Eastern Nazarene College

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Eastern Nazarene College can be found in Quincy, MA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Eastern Nazarene College has only about 770 enrolled students, which allows them to offer smaller classes.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores between 880 (25th percentile) to 1110 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and between 17 (25th percentile) to 23 (75th percentile) on the ACT is usually submitted among applicants admitted to this school. We were able to estimate the Eastern Nazarene College average GPA (2.80 - 3.18) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of 59% with 20% of applicants choosing to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at enc.edu.

Overall Eastern Nazarene College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Eastern Nazarene College was reported as 59.0% in Fall 2020 with over 1,110 applications submitted to this school. 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

  • ACT Scores: 17 - 23
  • Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Eastern Nazarene College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Eastern Nazarene College, 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 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Eastern Nazarene College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 66.2%
  • 2017-2018: 67.8%
  • 2018-2019: 63.7%
  • 2019-2020: 59.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 58.5%

How Does Eastern Nazarene College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Eastern Nazarene College is four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
The New England Conservatory of Music36.9%
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Hampshire College2.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores 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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Eastern Nazarene College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading440 - 550
Math440 - 560
Total Score880 - 1110
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 22
Math16 - 23
Composite Score17 - 23
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