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Eastern Nazarene College

Eastern Nazarene College Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Eastern Nazarene College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Eastern Nazarene College was awarded 56 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, ENC is ranked #1,623 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

ENC is also ranked #66 out of 72 schools in Massachusetts.

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Is It Hard to Get Into ENC?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Eastern Nazarene College is a competitive 64%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 83% of students accepted to ENC submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 570. Math scores were between 443 and 580.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Eastern Nazarene College  ( 460 to 570 )

SAT Math Scores for Eastern Nazarene College  ( 443 to 580 )
ENC received ACT scores from 16% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 16 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Eastern Nazarene College  ( 16 to 24 )

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Eastern Nazarene College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at ENC is an impressive 10 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Eastern Nazarene College is 32%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  32 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Eastern Nazarene College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Eastern Nazarene College is 66%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  66 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At ENC this rate is 29%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  29 out of 100

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Eastern Nazarene College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 541 undergraduates at ENC with 512 being full-time and 29 being part-time.

How Much Does Eastern Nazarene College Cost?

The overall average net price of ENC is $20,751. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for ENC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$16,616 $19,494 $22,145 $24,941 $24,571

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of ENC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At ENC, approximately 85% of students took out student loans averaging $5,981 a year. That adds up to $23,924 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at ENC is 8.1%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do ENC Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from ENC make around $42,300 per year during the early years of their employment. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of Eastern Nazarene College

Eastern Nazarene College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Quincy, Massachusetts. The suburban atmosphere of Quincy makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

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Contact details for ENC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 23 E Elm Ave, Quincy, MA 02170-2999
Phone: 617-745-3000

Eastern Nazarene College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 37 majors graduated from Eastern Nazarene College. Of these students, 181 received undergraduate degrees and 68 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 45 $55,964
General Biology 22 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 18 $31,690
Liberal Arts General Studies 14 $27,295
General Psychology 9 $28,960
Criminal Justice & Corrections 8 NA
Health & Physical Education 8 NA
Social Work 8 NA
History 7 NA
Computer Engineering 3 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Eastern Nazarene College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at ENC

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 315 students took at least one online class at Eastern Nazarene College. This is an increase from the 104 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 315 159
2018-2019 104 0
2017-2018 0 0
2016-2017 0 0
2015-2016 0 0

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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