Welcome International Students!

Who is considered an international student?
A non-U.S. citizen requiring a F-1 in order to study at Eastern University

Eastern is excited and ready to work with you while you attend!

  • Learn about Eastern's Office of International Student and Scholar Services
  • Review U.S. Government Guide to studying in the United States

To be considered for admission, submit the following:

  1. Apply to the Traditional Undergraduate Program (Bachelor's)
  2. Official transcripts evaluated by a NACES member from all high schools/secondary schools/college/universities attended. You may choose any NASCES-member organization. We recommend WES, SpanTran, IFCS, and IERF.
  3. Optional: Official results of any national exams.
  4. Optional: Official SAT results sent directly from Educational Testing Service (ETS). This is optional, just TOEFL or IELTS is required if English is not a primary language.
  5. Optional essay question: After reading the mission statement of Eastern University, please describe how you see your talents, interests and abilities fitting into the mission of the University. Maximum one page. (Eastern University reserves the right to request an essay as a required credential of an application.)
  6. An English test score, sent directly by TOEFL, IELTS, or the Duolingo English test.
  • Eastern’s TOEFL code is 2220.
  • If you take the IELTS test, please take the academic type test.
  • Duolingo test

    Students from the below countries are exempt from the English proficiency requirement.
English Proficiency Exempt Countries
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Botswana
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Dominica
  • Fiji
  • Ghana
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • India
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Malawi
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Sierra Leone
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Uganda
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Email or Mail Materials To:

Email to admissions@eastern.edu


Eastern University
Attn: Undergraduate Admissions
1300 Eagle Road
St. Davids, PA 19087


When will I hear back?

Upon completion of these steps, your application will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee, and you will be notified within 4-6 weeks of the decision.

Scholarships for International Students

As an international student, you may be eligible for an International Student Grant or other merit-based scholarships & grants. Additionally, you may have the opportunity to gain or apply to:


Before Eastern can send out your I-20, you will need to provide us with the following documents:

  • Must be admitted to Eastern
  • Provide Bank Statement from parent/sponsor indicating that the balance of Tuition, Room and Board is available
  • Completion and submission of Eastern University International Student Health Forms

Deadline: All materials must be received by Eastern no later than 90 days before your intended start date.