College Deliberately: Eastern University

Eastern University is a small, private not-for-profit, four-year University that emphasizes career, religion and culture located in a suburb of Saint Davids, PA. It is known for Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Early Childhood Education and Teaching and Business Administration and Management.


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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Eastern University Middle States Commission on Higher Education Accredited 1954-07-01 2023-01-01
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University: http://www.eastern.edu/about/mission Seminary: http://www.palmerseminary.edu/about/mission-statement Esperanza: http://esperanza.eastern.edu/about/our_mission.html

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Last updated: 2021-07-04

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Top and bottom 5 key words or phrases for Eastern University. Postive values are words or phrases that appear in the web pages of Eastern University and not in the web pages of peer institutions. Negative values appear in the web pages of peer institutions and not in the web page of Eastern University.
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Student Centeredness

1.9 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
8% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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Eastern University is in NCAA Division III without football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Lacrosse Men’s 42
Baseball Men’s 40
Soccer Men’s 28

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Tuition for Eastern University is in the 79.3 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as expensive.

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This subreddit is for current and future students, alumni, staff, and fans of Eastern Michigan University. We are unaffiliated with the University, and anything posted to this subreddit does not reflect EMU in any official manner.
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Eastern University’s non official group for non butt hurt normies.
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A student-created subreddit for ECSU. A place to ask questions, discuss, and post anything about ECSU or college life in general. Feel free to advertise club meetings and events here!
76 members.
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A gathering place for ENMU and Portales! Not officially associated ENMU. [ENMU website](https://www.roswell.enmu.edu/)
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Created: 08/03/2011
12 members.
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A place to talk about Eastern Michigan University basketball teams. #EMUHoops.
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