Eastern University requires at least 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Eastern University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Eastern University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 62% of students who start college at Eastern University graduate within six years.
Eastern University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Eastern University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Eastern University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Eastern University.
Reminder: Check with Eastern University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Eastern University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Eastern University.
Student Designed Majors
Eastern University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.
Double Majoring at Eastern University
Eastern University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
✅ Eastern University offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Eastern University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Eastern University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Eastern University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Eastern University.
🟨 Eastern University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the Warner Memorial Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Eastern University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Eastern University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Eastern University has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Eastern University include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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