Eastern University

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Eastern University can be found in Saint Davids, PA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around three thousand students enrolled per year at Eastern University.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT scores at this school. A score in the range of 1030 to 1230 on the SAT exam, or 20 to 27 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Eastern University average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.06 - 3.45. 62% of all applicants are accepted to Eastern University, from which 28 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at .eastern.edu.

Overall Eastern University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Eastern University was reported as 62.3% in Fall 2020 with over 2,050 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: 20 - 27
  • Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Eastern University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Eastern University, 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 University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 61.2%
  • 2017-2018: 68.6%
  • 2018-2019: 68.5%
  • 2019-2020: 62.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 60.6%

How Does Eastern University Compare?

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

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Cabrini College75.8%
Rosemont College92.1%
Bryn Mawr College33.1%
Haverford College16.3%
Chestnut Hill College64.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters 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 University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading530 - 620
Math500 - 610
Total Score1030 - 1230
ACT®Score Range
English19 - 25
Math20 - 32
Composite Score20 - 27
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