Eastern Nazarene, founded in 1918, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 20-acre campus is located in Quincy, a suburb of Boston.

Website: www.enc.edu/

Private
Co-ed
694
Undergraduate
Students
(56.8%) 394 Women
(43.2%) 300 Men
154
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
68% of 1,157 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$38,582
Tuition and Fees
$25,598
Room and Board
$9,624
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Freshman Award
$31,739
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$25,251
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size
Not reported
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Campus Life

Quincy Population
93,494
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
50% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.5% Asian
21.9% Black/African-American
13.3% Hispanic/Latino
4.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
55.8% White
1.2% Unknown
International Students
3.9% from 15 countries
First-Year Students Returning
67.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 2 4
Science 2 4
Foreign Language 2 4
Social Studies 1 2
History 1 2
Academic Electives   5

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required September 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
23 East Elm Avenue
City, State, Zip
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone
(617) 745-3711
Fax
(617) 745-3907
E-mail
admissions@enc.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
68% of 1,157 applicants were admitted
Women
68% of 728 applicants were admitted
Men
67% of 429 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
203 (26%) of 784 admitted students enrolled
Women
105 (21%) of 497 admitted students enrolled
Men
98 (34%) of 287 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
Not reported
3.75 and Above
19%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
19%
2.00 - 2.49
12%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$38,582
Tuition and Fees
$25,598
Room and Board
$9,624
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$2,160
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002145
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
162 (95.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
146 (90.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
142 (97.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
42 (29.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$31,739
Need-Based Gift
Received by 142 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,442
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 118 (83.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,225
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 10 (7.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
17 (10.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,100

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
761 (86.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
395 (51.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
389 (98.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
128 (32.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$29,431
Need-Based Gift
Received by 384 (98.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,673
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 301 (77.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,894
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 33 (8.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
67 (7.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,644

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
77%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$25,251
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
Alternative loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Hobbies/Interests, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Religious Affiliation, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,500
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Accounting and Business/Management
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Accounting and Related Services, Other
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • General Studies
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing, Other
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mathematics, Other
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Movement Therapy and Movement Education
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Nursing Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, Other
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious Education
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Special Education and Teaching, Other
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Systems Engineering
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Youth Ministry
Most Popular Disciplines
Education, Business/marketing, Psychology
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, nursing, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
Not reported
Part-Time Faculty
Not reported
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Not reported
Regular Class Size
Not reported
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
724,237
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
140
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Middle School Education
  • Reading Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Quincy Population
93,494
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston
Campus Size
17 acres

Weather

Temperature
21.6 average low in January, 76.3 average high in September
Rain
127 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
9 mile(s) from campus in Boston
Nearest Train Station
9 mile(s) from campus in Boston

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
50% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
50%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
School Colors
 

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Golf     x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x   x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf    
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, gospel choir, a cappella choir, germantown tutoring, alana, spirit team
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
694
Women
394 (56.8%)
Men
300 (43.2%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
571
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.5% Asian
21.9% Black/African-American
13.3% Hispanic/Latino
4.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
55.8% White
1.2% Unknown
International Students.
3.9% from 15 countries
Average Age
25
All Graduate Students
154

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
67.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
Not reported

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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