Eastern is a co-educational, comprehensive Christian university of the arts, sciences, and professions which seeks to provide an education rooted in a unifying Christian worldview.
The University offers courses leading to seminary and doctoral degrees, as well as the graduate degrees of Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, and Master of Education. Undergraduate degrees granted are Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Social Work, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Majors include accounting, biblical studies, biochemistry, biological studies, biology, business administration, chemistry, chemistry-business, communication studies, criminal justice, data science, elementary education, English, environmental science, exercise science, history, marketing, mathematics, missions and anthropology, music, political science, psychology, social work, sociology, Spanish, special education, theological studies, youth ministries, and more.
University Mission Statement
Eastern University is a diverse, Christ-centered community preparing graduates to impact the world through faith, reason, and justice.
As a community, Eastern University will Listen. Love. Learn. Lead.
Eastern University’s Core Values
E - Excellence
We strive to achieve the highest standards in serving our community through distinctive academic experiences, student services, and community life.
A - Authenticity
We live with integrity and honesty, upholding the highest ethical standards as we seek to honor God with our lives, relationships, and work.
S - Stewardship
We treat our resources as gifts God has entrusted to us, including our earth, environment, facilities, and finances.
T - Thoughtfulness
Inspired by our commitment to truth, we think deeply, holistically, and critically about the world God has given us, benefiting from the insights offered by each individual in our rich learning community.
E - Enthusiasm
Anchored by our hope and joy in Christ, we approach each situation with optimism, working toward favorable outcomes, and celebrating our successes.
With an attitude of humility and kindness, we honor and respect the dignity of each individual, promoting community, working to bring reconciliation to broken relationships, and championing diversity, equity, and belonging.
N - iNnovation
Promoting accessibility and affordability, we seek new and more effective approaches to education, exercising creativity to chart inventive paths forward into the future.