Scholarships and Affordability

Affordability. With Rewards.

Eastern is considered one of the most affordable, best valued institutions in the country. There are no out-of-state fees for domestic, undergraduate students. Combine that with our scholarship offerings and you'll find that Eastern can offer you accessible success.

EMU scholarships are customized based on a review of your high school GPA and your ACT or SAT score(s). Qualified students are automatically considered for scholarships at the time of admission (with the exception of the Presidential Scholarship, which requires a separate application).

Emerald Scholarship

Award: $2,500–$8,000 per year
Based on a combination of GPA and SAT/ACT scores. See your scholarship estimate now! Text your grad year (e.g. 2019) to 467-467 and follow the prompts.

Education First Scholarship (EFOS)

Award: Full tuition minus the Pell Grant you receive
Must be Pell Grant eligible; 3.0+ cumulative GPA and 20+ ACT or 1030+ SAT (critical reading and math) score

Presidential Scholarship

Award: Full tuition and full room and board
Awarded at the Presidential Scholarship Competition in the fall for high school seniors; 3.5+ cumulative GPA, 25+ ACT score, 1200+ SAT score (critical reading and math)

EMU awards millions of dollars in academic scholarships each year. 97% of students receive aid; $12,072 was the average financial aid award package for the 2016–17 academic year.

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