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East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you’ll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania Ranked?

2023 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania was awarded 104 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is communications technology/technician.

Overall Quality

East Stroudsburg University landed the #877 spot in College Factual's 2023 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,241 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This is an improvement over the previous year, when East Stroudsburg University held the #1,002 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 117 colleges in Pennsylvania, East Stroudsburg University is ranked at #62.

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Is It Hard to Get Into East Stroudsburg University?

Acceptance Rate

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania has an acceptance rate of 91%, so it is easier to gain admission to this school than some others. Still, the admissions staff will examine your application closely to make sure you're a good fit for East Stroudsburg University.

Average Test Scores

About 80% of students accepted to East Stroudsburg University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 560. Math scores were between 440 and 550.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania  ( 460 to 560 )
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SAT Math Scores for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania  ( 440 to 550 )
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East Stroudsburg University received ACT scores from 9% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 16 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania  ( 16 to 23 )
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East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania is 22 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania is 77%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  77 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania is 71%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  71 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from East Stroudsburg University have a four-year graduation rate of 35%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  35 out of 100
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East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 4,988 undergraduates at East Stroudsburg University with 4,494 being full-time and 494 being part-time.

How Much Does East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania Cost?

The overall average net price of East Stroudsburg University is $20,141. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for East Stroudsburg University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$16,590 $17,744 $20,726 $24,132 $24,605

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of East Stroudsburg University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At East Stroudsburg University, approximately 75% of students took out student loans averaging $8,866 a year. That adds up to $35,464 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at East Stroudsburg University is 7.9%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do East Stroudsburg University Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from East Stroudsburg University with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $51,124 in their early years. This is good news for future East Stroudsburg University graduates since it is 20% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.

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See which majors at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania make the most money.

Location of East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania is a public institution located in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Contact details for East Stroudsburg University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 200 Prospect Street, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301-2999
Phone: 570-422-3117
Website: https://www.esu.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/eaststroudsburguniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/esuniversity

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 48 majors graduated from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. Of these students, 1,054 received undergraduate degrees and 309 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Health & Physical Education 93 $27,854
General Psychology 83 $26,519
Business Administration & Management 78 $37,427
Criminal Justice & Corrections 62 $32,484
General Biology 58 $31,070
Allied Health Professions 43 $33,880
Teacher Education Grade Specific 43 $29,843
Nursing 40 $67,383
Communication & Media Studies 37 $32,111
Special Education 36 $40,703

Learn more about the majors offered at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at East Stroudsburg University

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 1,722 students took at least one online class at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. This is an increase from the 1,147 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,722 302
2018-2019 1,147 206
2017-2018 1,005 186
2016-2017 191 191
2015-2016 717 153

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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