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Why Eastern?

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An excellent education. Eastern is focused on undergraduates, liberal arts and has the best four-year graduation rate in Connecticut’s state universities—Eastern students graduate on time. The average class size is 22. With no teaching assistants and 98% of faculty having a Ph.D. or terminal degree, you will get to know your professors and receive personal attention. You can conduct research as early as freshman year.

Hands-on. More than 800 internships annually; service learning, student teaching, and other applied learning opportunities.

Home away from home. Eastern is the most residential of Connecticut’s state universities; 85% of freshmen and the majority of all students live on campus, close to everything—the library, the gym, dining halls, student center and more.

Fit In. Stand out. 100 clubs. 2,500 annual events. 19 varsity sports and 23 club or intramural sports. Follow your passion or try something new! Grow your leadership skills and meet lifelong friends.

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The Top-Ranked Public Regional University in New England!

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