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Why Eastern?

The path to your future starts at eastern! Eastern is a public university with a private college atmosphere. Live and study on a beautiful campus, get to know your professors and make lifelong friends. Gain hands-on experience in your major as you prepare for a successful career. Fit in and stand out!

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What Will You Study?

Find the major you want

Undergraduates can choose from 41 majors, 65 minors and more than 60 concentrations. Everything from Accounting to World Languages and Cultures. Graduate programs and continuing education opportunities are also available.

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Environmental Earth Science

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Communication

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Music

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Biology

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Early Childhood Education

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Art

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Theatre

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Mathematics

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Social Work

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Biochemistry

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Environmental Earth Science

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English

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Philosophy

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Psychology

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New Media Studies

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Computer Science

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Political Science

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Spanish

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Accounting

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Elementary Education

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Criminology

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Finance

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Communication

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Business Administration

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Sociology

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Physical Education

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Women's and Gender Studies

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Business Information Systems

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Liberal Studies

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Sport and Leisure Management

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Early Childhood Education

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History

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Labor Relations & Human Resource Management

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Economics

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Health Sciences

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Student Life

Life on a Beautiful Campus

Housing

90 percent of freshmen and 60 percent of all students live on campus. Live close to classes, the library, computing resources, and student activities — get better grades and graduate on time!

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Student Clubs

More than 90 student clubs and organizations, including co-curricular, cultural, club sports, art/music, and more. Can’t find one you like? Start your own! People to meet and things to do!

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Sports and Recreation

Eastern has 18 varsity sports ranging from baseball to volleyball and competes in NCAA Division III. The Warriors have won nine national titles and own the best athletic record in the Little East Conference.

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Health and Wellness

Eastern supports healthy minds and bodies with a range of fitness, wellness and recreational activities. Work out in the fitness center, participate in intramurals, practice yoga or join a club sports team.

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Campus Culture

2,500 events a year include concerts, lectures, plays, etc. Gain cultural perspectives from a student-run radio station, a new arts center and programs that support women, the LGBT community and a diverse community.

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Support Services

Going to college is fun yet challenging —but we will have your back! Services range from career counseling to health services and financial aid, from campus ministries to the Veterans Center.

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Next Steps

The Road to Eastern

Hands-On Learning

From Internships to Global Studies
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Undergraduate Research

Eastern undergraduates conduct faculty-mentored research in every major—everything from genetics to theater set design.

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Internships

Dozens of internships provide you with hands-on experiences related to your major — a stepping stone to future employment.

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Food Bank

Service

Gain professional experience and leadership skills volunteering for local social agencies and nonprofits, or take a service-learning course connected to your major.

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Global Studies

Take a “global field course” or study for a semester in one of more than 130 countries. Or study at another U.S. university!

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Bahamas

Undergraduate Research

Eastern undergraduates conduct faculty-mentored research in every major—everything from genetics to theater set design.

Learn More
Probate Office
Probate Office

Internships

Dozens of internships provide you with hands-on experiences related to your major — a stepping stone to future employment.

Learn More
Food Bank
Food Bank

Service

Gain professional experience and leadership skills volunteering for local social agencies and nonprofits, or take a service-learning course connected to your major.

Learn More
Grand Canyon with Students
Grand Canyon

Global Studies

Take a “global field course” or study for a semester in one of more than 130 countries. Or study at another U.S. university!

Learn More
Virgin Islands

Clayton Pollock ’07

Biology major Clayton Pollock is a National Park Service biologist in the U.S. Virgin Islands. “I wouldn’t be here today without the foundation I received from the Biology Department. I will never forget my experiences in Belize and San Salvador Island; those opportunities helped define my career aspirations and provided a great deal of practical experience.”

Success After Eastern

Success after Graduation

30k

Successful alumni in careers across the United States

#1

Top 4-year graduation rate among CT State Universities

Eastern students graduate with strong problem-solving, communication and teambuilding skills in dozens of career fields. They become doctors, attorneys, accountants, teachers and social workers in Connecticut and throughout the nation and the world. Eastern alumni include world- class scientists, nationally recognized artists and award-winning authors. You could be one!

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