East Stroudsburg University is a public university located in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA that offers admissions to 58 undergraduate courses, 21 graduate and 2 doctoral programs. Students come from around 21 countries and 29 US states. Around 5417 students are enrolled in UG courses while 797 students are enrolled in graduate courses.
Four main academic schools across which these diverse array of courses are provided are Arts and Sciences, Business and Management, Education, and Health Sciences. With an acceptance rate of 72%, the institute can be considered moderately competitive in nature. Some salient points regarding admissions at East Stroudsburg University are as compiled below.
All on- campus activities have been cancelled by the university due to COVID-19 which includes open house, previously scheduled admission related campus visits etc. Prospective students can take a virtual tour of the campus. Classes for Fall semester will begin on- campus from August 31, 2020.
|Application Portal||Online portal|
|Type of University||Private|
|Application Fee||Undergraduate- USD 25|
Graduate- USD 50
|Total Number of Students Enrolled||6,412|
|Acceptance Rate (Fall 2019)||72%|
|Overall Graduation Rate (Fall 2013)||52%|
|Retention Rate (Full- time students)- Fall 2018||69%|
|Academic Calendar||Semester- based|
|Intake Sessions||Fall/ Spring/ Summer|
|Financial Aid||Scholarships/ Loans/ Grants/ Work- study|
|Work Experience||Required for some courses|
|Work Experience||Required for some courses|
The university provides a plethora of courses for international students at undergraduate and graduate level. The application deadlines for international applicants for Fall 2020 are given below:
|Type of students||Deadline|
|First time applicants||May 1|
|Transfer applicants||August 15|
Some additional requirements along with the general requirements which are usually the same as the requirements for the domestic applicants have to be fulfilled by all the foreign applicants.
Application Portal: The international students will be required to apply through the International Students Application.
Application Fee: Undergraduate Application- USD 25; Graduate Application- USD 50
Biasc Admission Requirements
All application materials and supporting documents must be mailed to the address:-
Office of Admissions,
International Undergraduate Admission,
200 Prospect Street, East Stroudsburg University,
East Stroudsburg PA 18301 USA
Electronic Documents are required to be submitted to the email address: email@example.com
All those foreign applicants who are non- native English speakers will be required to prove their proficiency in English language by submitting their TOEFL, IELTS or any other test scores accepted by the university. The minimum requirements for admission to various UG courses are given below.
The minimum requirements for admission to various graduate courses are given below.
International applicants will be required to get an F- 1 visa to study in the USA. The steps for obtaining the same are listed below:
East Stroudsburg University offers 58 UG courses. It offers courses in fields like Computer Security, Nursing, Medical Technology, Computer Science, Biology etc. The basic requirements are similar for all the courses. They are listed below:
Where to Apply: Online Application Portal
Application Fee: USD 25
Admission Requirements: The following documents have to be submitted by the applicants at the time of filling up the application form:
The university provides 21 masters programs to fit the interests of all the students across the globe seeking to study in the USA. Some of the degrees offered by ESU are MS in Accounting, M. Ed in Elementary Education, MS in General Science, MA in History, M. Ed. In Reading etc. All courses have specific admission requirements.
Basic Admission Requirements
The requirements for some of the courses offered by ESU are tabulated below:
|Requirements||MS in Management and Leadership||MA in Communication||MA in Political Science||MA in History||MS in Biology|
|Application Fee||USD 50||USD 50||USD 50||USD 50||USD 50|
|GRE/ GMAT score||Not required||Not required||Not required||Not Required||Not required|
|Writing Sample||Not Required||Required||Not Required||Not Required||Not Required|
|Work Experience||Recommended||Not required||Not required||Not required||Not required|
|Recommendations||Required (2 or 3 letters)||Required (2 or 3 letters)||Required (2 or 3 letters)||Required (2 or 3 letters)||Required (2 or 3 letters)|
|Additional requirements||Portfolio||-||Strong writing and analytical skills||-||-|
With the policy of rolling admissions, East Stroudsburg University usually evaluates the applications within four weeks. Students are also advised to apply early, preferably between August and December, in order to avoid the last minute confusion.
During the application review process, the focus is generally granted on the students’ overall academic performance as a strong predictor of success at the institute.
All the applicants for Spring semester will be notified about the admission decision by December while Applicants for Fall semester will be notified by May. You can also track your application online. Applicants can contact the Admissions office of the university at (877) 230-5547 or (570) 422-3542 if they have any queries.
Ques. Is East Stroudsburg University returning to campus for the next Fall semester?
Ans. Yes, East Stroudsburg University will be conducting on- campus classes for Fall 2020.
Ques. Is there any change in the academic calendar of East Stroudsburg University?
Ans. No, the academic calendar at East Stroudsburg University is the same and the FlexFall 2020 allows for some flexibility in instructional modality.