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IPEDS ID: 212115
OPE ID: 00332000
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East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
200 Prospect Street, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18301-2999
General information:  (570) 422-3211
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:  City: Small
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  6,778 (6,186 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  22 to 1
Net Price
Mission Statement
  East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania will provide:
* challenging and contemporary undergraduate and graduate curricula that engage and equip students to critically appraise and apply knowledge in their lives and chosen fields of study
* a learning community that promotes diversity and views teaching as the university's primary focus
* varied opportunities for student and faculty research, creative endeavors and involvement in public service
* leadership and service in the educational, cultural and economic development of the region.
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2013Full timePart time
Total faculty26864
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$1,200$1,200$1,200$1,2000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$6,658$8,642$8,706$7,646-12.2%
Off Campus
Room and board$7,075$8,100$8,560$8,7852.6%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
On Campus$18,103$21,063$21,392$20,866-2.5%
Off Campus$20,900$21,853$22,980$23,5862.6%
Off Campus with Family$12,400$13,563$14,200$14,9865.5%
On Campus$26,927$30,601$31,218$30,990-0.7%
Off Campus$29,724$31,391$32,806$33,7102.8%
Off Campus with Family$21,224$23,101$24,026$25,1104.5%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2013-2014
In-state tuition$7,956
In-state fees$2,214
Out-of-state tuition$11,934
Out-of-state fees$2,214
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2012-2013
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid11,01583%————
Grant or scholarship aid53644%$3,018,794$5,632
Federal grants36330%$1,500,565$4,134
Pell grants36330%$1,457,601$4,015
Other federal grants675%$42,964$641
State/local government grant or scholarships34028%$819,787$2,411
Institutional grants or scholarships13511%$698,442$5,174
Student loan aid90273%$7,565,056$8,387
Federal student loans88572%$4,993,874$5,643
Other student loans20917%$2,571,182$12,302
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid12,92346%$15,195,111$5,198
Pell grants1,92530%$7,522,454$3,908
Federal student loans4,13165%$28,285,503$6,847
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$12,158$13,338$14,437
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2010-20112011-20122012-2013
$0 – $30,000$9,556$11,682$12,036
$30,001 – $48,000$10,713$12,087$12,921
$48,001 – $75,000$14,501$16,215$17,229
$75,001 – $110,000$16,799$18,612$19,415
$110,001 and more$17,150$19,068$19,810
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2013
Total enrollment6,778
Undergraduate enrollment6,186
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment646
Graduate enrollment592
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 89%
Part-time: 11%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 45%
Female: 55%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 1%
Black or African American: 9%
Hispanic/Latino: 10%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 63%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 13%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 91%
25 and over: 9%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 71%
Out-of-state: 29%
Foreign countries: 1%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2012.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 51%
Part-time: 49%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 8%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 91%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 5%
Enrolled in some distance education: 20%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 74%
Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $45
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
Number of applicants5,6212,4073,214
Percent admitted78%79%78%
Percent admitted who enrolled27%29%26%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading430480
SAT Math450530
ACT Composite1822
ACT English1622
ACT Math1723
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 71%
Part-time students: 17%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Returned in Fall 2013
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 60 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2013.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 56%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
4-year: 36%
6-year: 59%
8-year: 60%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 50%
Female: 62%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 14%
Asian: 60%
Black or African American: 37%
Hispanic/Latino: 47%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 100%
White: 59%
Two or more races: 100%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 50%
Non-resident alien: 100%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterUndergraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General609-
Environmental Biology24--
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography12--
Category total1129-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Actuarial Science--1
Business Administration and Management, General120--
Hospitality Administration/Management, General41--
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other-13-
Category total161131
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Communications Technology/Technician29--
Category total29--
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric37--
Category total37--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General76-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance73d-
Category total149d-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching29--
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs24--
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Junior High/Middle School Special Education Programs4--
Educational/Instructional Technology-11-
Elementary Education and Teaching219-
Health Teacher Education66-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching7--
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching503-
Reading Teacher Education-40-
Secondary Education and Teaching-22-
Special Education and Teaching, General3435-
Category total175126-
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General30--
Category total30--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature3--
Spanish Language and Literature6--
Category total9--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer3828d-
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist2--
Health Services Administration6--
Public Health, General158-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse31--
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other2322-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist3525-
Category total15083d-
History, General303-
Category total303-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies38--
Category total38--
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies2--
Category total2--
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General12--
Category total12--
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences2--
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General13--
Category total15-10
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science5916-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General36--
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management5910-
Category total15426-
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Category total7--
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General6--
Geology/Earth Science, General4--
Physics, General3--
Category total13--
Psychology, General89--
Category total89--
Social Sciences
Economics, General14--
Political Science and Government, General157-
Category total877-
Visual and Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General8--
Graphic Design19--
Visual and Performing Arts, General9--
Category total36--
Grand total1,20027611
2012-2013 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division II (with football) MenWomen
All Track Combined89120
Field Hockey31
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Middle States Commission on Higher Education(!)7/1/1950 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs5/1/2000 -  Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate programs offered outside schools of public health6/2/1990 -  Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools1/1/1954 -  Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program12/1/1982 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession001
Drug law violations242932
Liquor law violations114113175
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations141921
Liquor law violations84103167
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible242
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault100
Motor vehicle theft100
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible222
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault100
Motor vehicle theft000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year20102009
Default rate6.3%5.6%
Number in default10690
Number in repayment1,6581,596
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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