Eastern University Once Again Ranked a "Best College" by U.S. News and World Report for 2021

St. Davids, PA:  Eastern University has once again been ranked one of the Best Regional Universities in the North by U.S. News and World Report for 2021, as well as one of the Best Value Schools and one of the Top Performers on Social Mobility.

The ranking places Eastern among the top educational institutions in the Middle Atlantic and New England states. 

According to U.S. News and World Report, the rankings are based on a number of factors of quality including graduation and retention rates, social mobility, graduation rate performance, undergraduate academic reputation, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources per student, average alumni giving rate, and graduate indebtedness. (See methodology.)

Over the past 36 years, the U.S. News college rankings have grown to be the most comprehensive research tool for students and parents considering higher education opportunities. For more on the rankings visit www.usnews.com/best-colleges.

About Eastern University

Eastern University is a Christian university offering a wide array of undergraduate, graduate, professional, seminary, and online programs. The university’s main campus is located in St. Davids, PA, with additional locations in Philadelphia and Harrisburg. Eastern’s core values of faith, reason, and justice are woven into all of its educational programs. For more information visit eastern.edu or contact Kelly Goddard, Director of Marketing and Communications: kelly.goddard@eastern.edu.