Tuition & Fees

$34,200

$34,200

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
30%
400-499
41%
300-399
11%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
14%
500-599
30%
400-499
46%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
30-36
16%
24-29
16%
18-23
36%
12-17
29%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0
30-36
10%
24-29
30%
18-23
36%
12-17
24%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
10%
24-29
26%
18-23
47%
12-17
17%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

35%

65%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,022
Declined + 634
Total Received 1,656
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Private (nonprofit)

1,221

undergraduate students

552

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Liberal Arts
  3. Social Work
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Codes

SAT 5181
ACT 4348

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School Facts

Eastern Mennonite, founded in 1917, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 93-acre campus is located in Harrisonburg, VA.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,773
Established in 1917
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Mennonite
Accredited by •  ATS (Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Harrisonburg, VA

93-acre campus in Harrisonburg (population: 51,395), 60 miles from Charlottesville; additional site in Lancaster, PA. Served by bus; major airport serves Washington, DC (120 miles); smaller airport serves Weyers Cave (15 miles); train serves Staunton (20 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Eastern Mennonite University
1200 Park Road
Harrisonburg, VA 22802-2462

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
62%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
30%
400-499
41%
300-399
11%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
14%
500-599
30%
400-499
46%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
30-36
16%
24-29
16%
18-23
36%
12-17
29%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0
30-36
10%
24-29
30%
18-23
36%
12-17
24%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
10%
24-29
26%
18-23
47%
12-17
17%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,022
Declined + 634
Total Received 1,656

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Standardized test scores

Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Matthew Ruth
Director of Admissions
P: 800 368-2665
F: 540 432-4444
admiss@emu.edu

Cost

Tuition $34,060
Room & board $10,660
Additional fees $140
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $45,860

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
golf
soccer
softball
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Old Dominion Athletic Conference (Division III), Continental Volleyball Conference
Mascot
Herm the Blue Lion
School colors
royal blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Bible
Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomedicine
Business Administration
Chemistry
Church Leadership
Church Music
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Communication
Computer Science
Conflict Transformation
Congregational/Youth Ministries
Counseling
Digital Media
Digital Video Production
Divinity
Economics
Education
Education Paraprofessional
English
Environmental Sustainability
General Studies
Health/Physical Education
Healthcare Management
History/Social Sciences
International Business
Kinesiology/Sport Studies
Liberal Arts
Management/Organizational Development
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Nursing R.N./B.S.N. Completion Program
Organizational Leadership
Outdoor Ministry/Adventure Leadership
Pastoral Ministry
Peacebuilding/Development
Philosophy/Theology
Photography
Psychology
Recreation Leadership/Sport Promotion
Religion
Religious/Intercultural Studies
Social Work
Spanish
Theatre
Writing Studies
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Undergraduate

69%

1,221
students

Female
65%
789

Male
35%
432

Graduate

31%

552
students

Female
68%
375

Male
32%
177

undergraduateFull-time

89%

1,087
students

Female
65%
699

Male
35%
388

undergraduatePart-time

11%

134
students

Female
68%
90

Male
32%
44

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

53%

Transfer applicants accepted

49%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

75%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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