Eastern Mennonite University

Harrisonburg, VA

Eastern Mennonite University

Harrisonburg, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$39,220

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
490
75th
610
25th
490
75th
31
25th
20
75th
29
25th
20
75th
30
25th
22
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,004
Declined 394
Total Received 1,398
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Private

1,127

undergraduate students

702

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,829
Established in 1917
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Mennonite

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93-acre campus in Harrisonburg (population: 54,033), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
44%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
490
75th
610
25th
490
75th
31
25th
20
75th
29
25th
20
75th
30
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,004
Declined 394
Total Received 1,398

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

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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Financial Aid

85%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$22,150

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $38,850
Room $6,760
Board $4,970
Additional fees $370
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $51,950
Average Financial Aid - $22,150
Total with Avg. Aid $29,800

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,793,717
State $1,317,915
Institutional $11,651,540
Other external $845,104
Total $15,608,276

Non-need-based

Federal $7,516
State $318,082
Institutional $3,749,531
Other external $459,813
Total $4,534,942

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 330-9683
F: 540 432-4081
finaid@emu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Other sports
Soccer
Softball
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

lacrosse

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, golf, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Old Dominion Athletic Conference, Continental Volleyball Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Bible/Biblical Studies.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Computer Science.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Development Economics and International Development.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Dispute Resolution.
Divinity/Ministry.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Studies.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
General Studies.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other.
History, General.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Nursing Administration.
Organizational Behavior Studies.
Organizational Leadership.
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other.
Photography.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies.
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies.
Psychology, General.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies, Other.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sustainability Studies.
Teacher Assistant/Aide.
Theology/Theological Studies.
Writing, General.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,829

total students

64%

in-state

36%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

62%

1,127
students

Female
63%
707

Male
37%
420

38%

702
students

Female
78%
545

Male
22%
157

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

897
students

Female
61%
549

Male
39%
348

20%

230
students

Female
69%
158

Male
31%
72

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

15%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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