East Stroudsburg Normal School opened its doors on September 4, 1893. Today, ESU is a comprehensive university in northeastern Pennsylvania offering 56 undergraduate and 24 graduate degrees and is one of the 14 institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
East Stroudsburg University, a comprehensive university in northeastern Pennsylvania offering 56 undergraduate and 24 graduate degrees, is one of the 14 institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
The University has 66 buildings located on 258 acres in the East Stroudsburg Borough and in Smithfield Township which include academic facilities, eight residence halls (housing 2,900+ students), a 1,000-seat dining hall, a student center and a recreation center. The Student Activity Association, Inc., owns Stony Acres, a 119-acre off-campus student recreation area near Marshalls Creek, that includes a lodge and a small lake.
Learn about our 100+ years of history and tradition here at ESU.
It takes a lot of offices and services to meet the needs of a campus that is home to a student body of more than 6,800 undergraduate, and graduate students.
We're thrilled you're interested in joining our diverse family of dedicated faculty and passionate students.