Tuition & Fees

$38,230

$38,230

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
34%
500-599
42%
400-499
20%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
23%
500-599
48%
400-499
21%
300-399
3%
30-36
29%
24-29
29%
18-23
34%
12-17
6%
6-11
2%
30-36
23%
24-29
40%
18-23
23%
12-17
14%
30-36
29%
24-29
36%
18-23
31%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 737
Declined + 508
Total Received 1,245
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Private (nonprofit)

1,040

undergraduate students

404

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 5181
ACT 4348

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,444
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)

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Harrisonburg, VA

93-acre campus in Harrisonburg (population: 54,215), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
44%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
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
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
34%
500-599
42%
400-499
20%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
23%
500-599
48%
400-499
21%
300-399
3%
30-36
29%
24-29
29%
18-23
34%
12-17
6%
6-11
2%
30-36
23%
24-29
40%
18-23
23%
12-17
14%
30-36
29%
24-29
36%
18-23
31%
12-17
4%

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

Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 737
Declined + 508
Total Received 1,245

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

Financial Aid

66%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$33,641

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $37,880
Room $6,560
Board $4,820
Additional fees $350
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $50,610
Average Financial Aid - $33,641
Total with Avg. Aid $16,969

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,018,862
State $1,238,189
Institutional $10,733,194
Other external $1,057,649
Total $15,047,894

Non-need-based

Federal $7,472
State $301,396
Institutional $3,716,996
Other external $534,686
Total $4,560,550
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Michele Hensley
Director of Financial Assistance
finaid@emu.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Dave King (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Aviation
Bible
Bible/Religion/Theology
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomedicine
Business Administration
Chemistry
Christian Leadership
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Computer Science
Conflict Transformation
Counseling
Digital Media/Communication
Divinity
Economics
Education
Education Paraprofessional
Engineering
English
Environmental Sustainability
General Studies
Global Development
Health/Physical Education
Healthcare Management
History
History/Social Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
Leadership/Organization Management
Liberal Arts
Marketing
Mathematics
Music
Musical Theatre
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nursing R.N./B.S.N. Completion Program
Organizational Leadership
Peacebuilding
Peacebuilding/Development
Photography
Pre-Professional Health Sciences
Psychology
Recreation/Sports Management
Religion
Religious/Intercultural Studies
Restorative Justice
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language/Hispanic Studies
Writing Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • 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

1,444

total students

62%

in-state

38%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

1,040
students

Female
64%
662

Male
36%
378

28%

404
students

Female
71%
286

Male
29%
118

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

849
students

Female
60%
506

Male
40%
343

19%

191
students

Female
82%
156

Male
18%
35

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
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 Admissions

49%

Transfer applicants accepted

31%

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

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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