Eastern Nazarene College

Eastern Nazarene College

Eastern Nazarene College, also known as ENC, was established in 1900. The college started as the Bible Training School and Pentecostal Collegiate Institute. It was chartered as the Eastern Nazarene College in 1918. The college moved to its present location in Quincy, Massachusetts, in 1919. Eastern Nazarene College started offering master's degrees from the year 1981. A number of associate's and bachelor's degree programs in various fields of study are also offered.

The sports teams of Eastern Nazarene College participate in a wide variety of sports including baseball, soccer, basketball, softball, volleyball, cross-country, and tennis. The athletics teams are nicknamed the Crusaders, and they compete in the Commonwealth Coast Conference and the Eastern College Athletic Conference.

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Eastern Nazarene College
23 E Elm Ave
Quincy , MA 02170-2999
General Phone: (617) 745-3000

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Eastern Nazarene College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching72curriculum and instruction, higher education administration, special ed, special education, elementary school teaching, middle school teaching, secondary teaching, early childhood education, English teaching, ...
Business and Management50business, business management, accounting and finance, MIS, marketing
Liberal Arts31sociology, history, English, liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Therapy and Counseling25psychology, counseling psychology
Science12chemistry, physics, biology, biological and physical sciences
Family and Social Work11social work
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy7movement therapy, health and physical education, sports and fitness management
Security and Law Enforcement6criminal justice and administration
Religion and Philosophy5pre-ministerial studies, youth ministry, religion, religious education, religious music
Media5media studies
Medicine5health professions
Engineering3engineering, electrical engineering, engineering physics
Music3music, music performance
Computer Science and Engineering0computer science, computer engineering

Number of programs and degrees for Eastern Nazarene College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree136
Bachelor's degree15543
Master's degree6910

Eastern Nazarene College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Eastern Nazarene College had a total enrollment of 1,075 students (770 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 42%
Women 58%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 83%
Graduate 17%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 67%
Black 15%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian 2%
Unknown 10%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 28%
20-21 25%
22-24 10%
25-29 7%
30-34 5%
35-39 6%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%
65+ 1%

Eastern Nazarene College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 65 %
Part-Time 100 %

Eastern Nazarene College Room and Board (2007)

Eastern Nazarene College offers campus housing for 686 of its 770 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Quincy, Massachusetts for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Massachusetts Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 20 meals per week.

Eastern Nazarene College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal440560
SAT Math420570
SAT Writing430570
ACT Verbal2027
ACT Math2231
ACT Composite2027

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT90%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT14%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Eastern Nazarene College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 22,014
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 22,014
Room and board $ 7,912
Books and supplies $ 1,100
Other expenses $ 3,800

Financial Aid:
Eastern Nazarene College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 214500)

Eastern Nazarene College Faculty

Eastern Nazarene College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*1*
Associate professorcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*1*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year5$59,7671*
Associate professoracademic year7$52,0624$50,937
Assistant professoracademic year10$50,1994$48,828
Instructoracademic year5$46,8871*
All faculty totalacademic year27$51,84110$49,765

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Eastern Nazarene College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Commonwealth Coast Conference
Baseball Commonwealth Coast Conference
Track Commonwealth Coast Conference

Eastern Nazarene College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting and Finance
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science

Education And Teaching
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
History Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General
Special Education and Teaching, Other

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering Physics
Engineering, General

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mathematics, General

Communication and Media Studies, Other

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Music Performance, General
Music, General

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General
Movement Therapy and Movement Education
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Religion And Philosophy
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Youth Ministry

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Psychology, General

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
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