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Eastern Nazarene College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Eastern Nazarene College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors ENC offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Eastern Nazarene College Ranked?

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2021 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.

Eastern Nazarene College was awarded 11 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

ENC is ranked #1,390 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

ENC also holds the #62 spot on the Best Colleges in Massachusetts ranking.

See all of the rankings for Eastern Nazarene College.

Is It Hard to Get Into ENC?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Eastern Nazarene College is a competitive 68%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 88% of students accepted to ENC submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 580. Math scores were between 470 and 580.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Eastern Nazarene College  ( 470 to 580 )

SAT Math Scores for Eastern Nazarene College  ( 470 to 580 )
ENC received ACT scores from 20% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for Eastern Nazarene College  ( 18 to 23 )

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Eastern Nazarene College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at ENC is an impressive 8 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

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 Eastern Nazarene College is 30%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  30 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Eastern Nazarene College

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 Eastern Nazarene College is 67%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  67 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At ENC this rate is 38%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  38 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Eastern Nazarene College.

Excellent Overall Diversity at ENC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 660 undergraduates at ENC with 578 being full-time and 82 being part-time.

ENC Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

With an overall score of 96.36 out of 100, ENC is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  96.36 out of 100
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How Much Does Eastern Nazarene College Cost?

The overall average net price of ENC is $24,149. 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 ENC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$26,013 $22,188 $21,590 $22,328 $27,181

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 ENC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At ENC, approximately 80% of students took out student loans averaging $13,650 a year. That adds up to $54,600 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at ENC is 8.1%. 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 ENC Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from ENC make around $42,300 per year during the early years of their employment. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Eastern Nazarene College make the most money.

Location of Eastern Nazarene College

Located in Quincy, Massachusetts, Eastern Nazarene College is a private not-for-profit institution. The suburban atmosphere of Quincy makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

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Location of Eastern Nazarene College

Contact details for ENC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 23 E Elm Ave, Quincy, MA 02170-2999
Phone: 617-745-3000

Eastern Nazarene College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 36 majors graduated from Eastern Nazarene College. Of these students, 171 received undergraduate degrees and 63 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
Business Administration & Management 39 $45,100
General Psychology 18 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 14 NA
General Biology 12 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 9 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 9 $30,000
Religious Studies 7 NA
Health & Physical Education 6 NA
Special Education 6 NA
Social Work 5 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Eastern Nazarene College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Learn more about online learning at Eastern Nazarene College.

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Notes and References


*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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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