Eastern University

Eastern University is a nationally-recognized Christian university that integrates academic excellence with an emphasis on faith, reason, and justice. The school's main campus, located in St. Davids, PA, was named the 5th Most Beautiful Christian College by Christian Universities Online. Eastern also has multiple campuses in Philadelphia, one in Harrisburg, and a wide variety of online and blended programs. Eastern graduates lead and serve in business, education, counseling, health care, nonprofit organizations, ministries, and many other industries. Over 80 countries are impacted by the school's thousands of students and alumni. Sharing a deep commitment to justice works and service to the underserved, the community has birthed world leaders including mayors, presidential task force members, university presidents, pastors, principals, CFOs of national sports organizations, CEOs, entrepreneurs, change agents, and youth leaders. Eastern carries a long legacy of training influencers who in turn impact the world. Eastern also prides itself on a strong commitment to academic excellence, and was recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a top-tier North Regional University. In the last decade, 94-99 percent of graduates have found employment, full-time volunteer work or begun post graduate studies within the first six months of graduation. The faculty at Eastern is prestigious, including Fulbright scholar Dr. Julia Aguilar Stewart, bestselling author Dr. Phil Cary, well-known astronomer Dr. David Bradstreet, and engaging biblical scholar Dr. Pete Enns. Eastern remains committed to pricing its education below its market median point including tuition, room, and board. And when it comes to fun, Eastern students always have something to do on- and off-campus. A 25-minute train ride to downtown Philadelphia brings students to one of the top 10 best college communities in America. Eastern also competes in 20 men's and women's NCAA DIII sports. In the past 5 years, Eastern Athletics has celebrated 15 NCAA Tournament Berths, 16 Conference Championships, 28 All-Americans, 58 All-Region Honors, and 5 National Academic Awards for student athletes.With 100 percent of faculty signing the Eastern doctrinal statement annually, students are challenged to grow spiritually in the classroom and outside of campus. The university's mission is to prepare students for thoughtful and productive lives of Christian faith, leadership, and service. In the last year, over 7,000 hours of service-learning and 25 study-abroad programs expanded the capacity of students to see a world much bigger than they imagined. www.eastern.edu/imagine

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Private, Coed 1952 American Baptist Semester $26.5 million + 1300 Eagle Road, St. Davids, PA 19087 (610) 341-5800
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55 100.0 Pennsylvania St. Davids 691 748