Eastern University, Pennsylvania
WHO WE ARE
Eastern is a co-educational, comprehensive Christian university that integrates faith, reason and justice for its 3,700 students in undergraduate, graduate, Seminary and accelerated adult programs. Eastern was named to the Templeton Honor Roll of Character-building Colleges and the Honor Roll of Exemplary First-year Programs. An interdenominational Christian student body. Affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA.
Founded in 1925 as Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary. The collegiate division began in 1932 and was chartered as a four-year college in 1952. It became Eastern College in 1972 and then Eastern University in 2001. The Seminary of the University was renamed Palmer Theological Seminary in 2005.