Admissions Requirements

  • Official transcript(s) from the degree conferring undergraduate (and graduate if applicable) institution* you attended, preferably but not necessarily accredited by an accreditor endorsed by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). If the applicant submits a "Request for Official College Transcript" form, Eastern University will request the transcript(s) on your behalf.
    • *Applicants with unaccredited Bachelor's Degrees can be considered for admission on a case by case basis.
    • Transcripted studies should reflect adequate preparation for study in the relevant graduate program.
  • Current resume
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 preferred with particular importance placed on the last two years of the undergraduate record.  Applicants with a GPA below 3.0 will be considered on a case by case basis.  Those below 3.0 must submit a GPA letter that explains why the GPA was lower, evidence of likely GPA improvement.  A graduate GPA over 3.0 can also satisfy the minimum GPA requirement.
  • International Students:
    • International applicants from non-English-speaking countries must provide a minimum TOEFL score of 79 (internet-based test), 550 (written test), or 213 (computer-based test) taken within 2 years of the desired term of entry. The institutional code for Eastern University is 2220. For more information visit
    • Eastern University reserves the right to require the evaluation of an international transcript by a NACES member. Applicants would be responsible for the submission and any related fees. For more information, visit
    • Please see the Prospective International Students' First Stop website for information on additional admissions requirements.

Note: Where student preparation for the graduate program is in question, Eastern University reserves the right to admit students on a provisional basis or to deny admissions to the program.

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