Eastern Nazarene College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Gardner Hall, formerly the Fowler Administration Building, the administration building on the campus of Eastern Nazarene College

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Eastern Nazarene College Admissions Overview:

Eastern Nazarene is not overly selective, admitting around 66% of applicants each year. Students will generally need good grades and above-average test scores in order to be admitted. To apply, those interested will need to submit a completed application, high school transcripts, and scores from the SAT or ACT. Both tests are accepted equally. To find out more, be sure to check out Eastern Nazarene's admissions website, or call the admissions office. 

Admissions Data (2016):

  • Eastern Nazarene College Acceptance Rate: 66%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

Eastern Nazarene College Description:

Located in Quincy, Massachusetts, on the historic south shore of Boston, Eastern Nazarene College is a small liberal arts university with a Christian faith perspective. Originally located in Saratoga Springs of New York State, Eastern Nazarene has moved several times before it settled in its Massachusetts home in 1939. The Christian faith and spirituality are integrated into students' educations and social lives to help guide them as members of the global community. Students of Eastern Nazarene are encouraged to go out into the larger world through study abroad and service learning programs that allow them to learn experientially and apply their educations to the world around them. The College offers Bachelor's degrees in over 50 majors (and 60 minors) and 6 pre-professional programs. ENC also offers Masters degrees, and continuing education programs. Student life is active with numerous intramural sports, clubs, honors societies, and performance groups. On the athletic front, the Eastern Nazarene Lions compete in the NCAA Division III The Commonwealth Coast Conference (TCCC).

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 924 (784 undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 40% Male / 60% Female
  • 84% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $30,815
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,140
  • Other Expenses: $2,260
  • Total Cost: $43,415

Eastern Nazarene College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 65%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $21,742
    • Loans: $7,469

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Music Performance, Psychology, Religion

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 77%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 36%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 45%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Soccer, Track and Field, Cross Country, Tennis, Golf, Baseball, Basketball
  • Women's Sports: Softball, Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Cross Country

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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