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Eastern University Admissions

If you want to apply to Eastern University, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is August 31 and the application fee is $75. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Applying Early to Eastern University?

Eastern University does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into Eastern University

Eastern University is amoderately difficult school to get into. Eastern University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Eastern University accepted 64% of all applicants., around 1,346 of the 2,095 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Eastern University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.

What Does Eastern University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Eastern University

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Not Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Eastern University 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Eastern University must submit the following items. Double check with Eastern University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 3
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Eastern University?

Students admitted to Eastern University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.

Out of all students that were admitted, 20% submitted a class rank. At Eastern University 30% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 58% were in the top 25% and 89% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Eastern University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 20%
3.75 and 3.99 11%
3.50 and 3.74 19%
3.25 and 3.49 25%
3.00 and 3.24 14%
2.50 and 2.9 12%
2.00 and 2.49 3%
Eastern University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Eastern University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Transferring to Eastern University

For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Eastern University.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 31. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Eastern University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term

Eastern University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Eastern University?

Students who are admitted to Eastern University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..

Does Eastern University accept transfer credits?

Eastern University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Eastern University accepts:

CLEP subject tests DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit

Does Eastern University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Eastern University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Eastern University?

Eastern University. is not test optional. Test scores are will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

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Eastern University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

64%

How hard is it to get into Eastern University? Eastern University is a somewhat selective institution. The Eastern University acceptance rate is 64%. This means that the institution accepts 64 out of every 100 applicants.

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Eastern University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 31

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 31

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Eastern University is Aug 31.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Eastern University is Aug 31.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Eastern University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.46

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Eastern University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.46. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,504

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

64%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$35,590

Out-of-State

$35,590

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 31
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