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The path to your future starts at eastern!
Eastern is a public university with a private college atmosphere. Live and study on a beautiful campus, get to know your professors and make lifelong friends. Gain hands-on experience in your major as you prepare for a successful career. Fit in and stand out!

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Top ranked public regional university in New England in 2020 “Best Colleges Guide,” U.S. News and World Report.

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US News and World Reports: Best Colleges - Regional Universities North 2020

As a College of Distinction Eastern exemplifies high-impact educational practices that result in engaged students, great teaching, a vibrant campus community and successful outcomes.

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Colleges of Distinction 2019-2020

Named a Green College by Princeton Review ten years in a row, based on 25 criteria; only schools with scores above 80 are recognized.

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The Princeton Review Guide to Green Schools 2019

Eastern was ranked one of the top four university police departments in the United States by safecampussummit.org for the University’s efforts to improve campus safety.

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What Will You Study?

Find the major you want

Undergraduates can choose from 41 majors, 65 minors and more than 60 concentrations. Everything from Accounting to World Languages and Cultures. Graduate programs and continuing education opportunities are also available.

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Student Life


Life on a Beautiful Campus

Housing

90 percent of freshmen and 60 percent of all students live on campus. Live close to classes, the
library, computing resources, and student activities — get better grades and graduate on time!

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Student Clubs

More than 90 student clubs and organizations, including co-curricular, cultural, club sports,
art/music, and more. Can’t find one you like? Start your own! People to meet and things to do!

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Students in a business club

Sports and Recreation

Eastern has 18 varsity sports ranging from baseball to volleyball and competes in NCAA Division III. The Warriors have won nine national titles and own the best athletic record in the Little East Conference.

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Students at an athletic event

Health and Wellness

Eastern supports healthy minds and bodies with a range of fitness, wellness and recreational activities. Work out in the fitness center, participate in intramurals, practice yoga or join a club sports team.

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Students at the gym

Campus Culture

2,500 events a year include concerts, lectures, plays, etc. Gain cultural perspectives from a student-run radio station, a new arts center and programs that support women, the LGBT community and a diverse community.

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Support Services

Going to college is fun yet challenging —but we will have your back! Services range from career
counseling to health services and financial aid, from campus ministries to the Veterans Center.

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Next Steps


The Road to Eastern




Hands-On Learning


From Internships to Global Studies



Students snorkeling at the Bahamas

Bahamas

Undergraduate Research

Eastern undergraduates conduct faculty-mentored research in every major—everything from genetics
to theater set design.

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Probate Office

Probate Office

Internships

Dozens of internships provide you with hands-on experiences related to your major — a stepping stone
to future employment.

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Food Bank

Food Bank

Service

Gain professional experience and leadership skills volunteering for local social agencies and nonprofits,
or take a service-learning course connected to your major.

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Grand Canyon with Students

Grand Canyon

Global Studies

Take a “global field course” or study for a semester in one of more than 130 countries. Or study at
another U.S. university!

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Students snorkeling at the Bahamas

Bahamas

Undergraduate Research

Eastern undergraduates conduct faculty-mentored research in every major—everything from genetics
to theater set design.

Learn More

Probate Office

Probate Office

Internships

Dozens of internships provide you with hands-on experiences related to your major — a stepping stone
to future employment.

Learn More

Food Bank

Food Bank

Service

Gain professional experience and leadership skills volunteering for local social agencies and nonprofits,
or take a service-learning course connected to your major.

Learn More

Grand Canyon with Students

Grand Canyon

Global Studies

Take a “global field course” or study for a semester in one of more than 130 countries. Or study at
another U.S. university!

Learn More





Virgin Islands

Clayton Pollock ’07

Biology major Clayton Pollock is a National Park Service biologist in the U.S. Virgin Islands. “I wouldn’t be here today without the foundation I received from the Biology Department. I will never forget my experiences in Belize and San Salvador Island; those opportunities helped define my career aspirations and provided a great deal of practical experience.”

Success After Eastern

Success after Graduation

Successful alumni in careers across the United States

Top 4-year graduation rate among CT State Universities

Eastern students graduate with strong problem-solving, communication and teambuilding skills in dozens of career fields. They become doctors, attorneys, accountants, teachers and social workers in Connecticut and throughout the nation and the world. Eastern alumni include world- class scientists, nationally recognized artists and award-winning authors. You could be one!





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