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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
1.75% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
1,992 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
66.3% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
261 Graduates

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The median tuition at Eastern University is $30,780, which is $1,430 less than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,877.

In 2016, 90% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 73% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Eastern University received 1,992 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 32.3% annual decline. Out of those 1,992 applicants, 1,219 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 61.2% acceptance rate.

There were 3,420 students enrolled at Eastern University in 2016, and 65% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Eastern University has an overall enrollment yield of 36.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Eastern University has a total enrollment of 3,420 students. The full-time enrollment at Eastern University is 2,267 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,153. This means that 66.3% of students enrolled at Eastern University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Eastern University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47.2% White, 25.1% Black or African American, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, 2.02% Asian, 1.17% Two or More Races, 0.15% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.03% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Eastern University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (18.2%), followed by White Male (9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.08%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (4.82%), followed by Black or African American Female (3.51%) and White Male (2.22%).

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In 2016, 379 more women than men graduated from Eastern University. The majority of students graduating from Eastern University are White. These 472 graduates mean that there were 2 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 236 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Eastern University is Early Childhood Education & Teaching with 80 graduates, followed by General Business Administration & Management with 71 graduates and Registered Nursing with 30 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Eastern University, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Theology, with 103 graduates, followed by Education with 180 graduates and Psychology with 55 graduates.


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Eastern University has an endowment valued at nearly $28.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $53,898 (0.19%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($414,206 on $28.9M) across all Master's Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Eastern University had a total expenditure of $63.8M. Of that $63.8M, they spent $28.1M on salaries and $9.4M on benefits.

Eastern University employs 44 Associate professors, 40 Professors, and 31 Lecturers. Most academics at Eastern University are Male Associate professors (25), Female Professors (20), and Male Professors (20).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Eastern University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 59 employees, Management, with 53 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 49 employees.



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