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Application for MAT in Classical Education (taking five or more classes total)

  1. Complete Eastern University’s online graduate application. Specify “MA in Teaching, Concentration in Classical Education” as the Academic Program.
  2. Request two letters of reference (we recommend one professional and one academic) that speak to your personal character; intellectual capacities and curiosity; ability to flourish in a graduate program emphasizing reading, writing, and discussion; aptitude for interactive conversation; and potential for success as an educator. Have the letters sent to mat.templeton@eastern.edu.
  3. Write your Intellectual Autobiography and Statement of Purpose and email as Word documents or PDFs to mat.templeton@eastern.edu:

Intellectual Autobiography: Discuss the history of changes and developments that have been significant to your educational and intellectual experience, and state your academic and professional goals (500 words or less).

Statement of Purpose: Explain why you are pursuing the Master of Arts in Teaching in Classical Education at Eastern University (300 words or less).

  1. Request transcripts from any colleges or universities where you have completed coursework, and have the transcripts sent to:

Meganne Beach, Director of Recruitment

Templeton Honors College

Eastern University

1300 Eagle Rd.

St. Davids, PA, 19087

Non-Degree Student Application: (If you are taking four or less classes total)

  1. Complete the Non-Degree Application
  2. Request official transcripts from your bachelors granting college/university; Graduate students can fill out this form allowing Eastern to request and pay for a transcript on your behalf
  3. Submit a $35 application fee
  4. Mail all materials to

    Meganne Beach, Director of Recruitment

    Templeton Honors College

    Eastern University

    1300 Eagle Rd.

    St. Davids, PA, 19087

  5. NOTE: Financial aid is not available for non-degree students

Other Details:

To be accepted for the summer of 2019, all application materials should be received by April 29th (EXTENDED). Applications received after this date may not be eligible for admissions.

If you have any questions, please contact Meganne Beach, Director of Recruitment, at mbeach@eastern.edu.