Eastern University

Your Opinion: Is this School Hard to Get Into?
2 3
Quick Degree Finder
Acceptancerate.com is an advertising-supported site. Featured or trusted partner programs and all school search, finder, or match results are for schools that compensate us. This compensation does not influence our school rankings, resource guides, or other editorially-independent information published on this site.

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 four 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 1420 to 1700 on the SAT exam, or 18 to 24 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 3.13 - 3.33. 64% of all applicants are accepted to Eastern University, from which 39 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at eastern.edu.

Overall Eastern University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for Eastern University was reported as 64.1% in Fall 2012 with over 1,820 college 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

  • SAT Scores: 1420 - 1700
  • ACT Scores: 18 - 24
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.33

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 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 Eastern University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 70.8%
  • 2009-2010: 71.1%
  • 2010-2011: 74.3%
  • 2011-2012: 66.6%
  • 2012-2013: 64.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 67.8%

How Does Eastern University Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Eastern University is fifteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Cabrini College74.3%
Rosemont College58.4%
Bryn Mawr College39.9%
Haverford College23.5%
Chestnut Hill College57.9%

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
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters 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 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Eastern University (Fall 2012)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 570
Math470 - 570
Writing470 - 560
Total Score1420 - 1700
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 25
Math17 - 24
Composite Score18 - 24
To learn more about the data and calculations that power this site, please visit our data discussion page.