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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
31%
500-599
39%
400-499
25%
300-399
2%
700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
49%
400-499
23%
300-399
4%
30-36
11%
24-29
33%
18-23
42%
12-17
14%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

62%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 927
Declined 508
Total Received 1,435
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Private

967

undergraduate students

393

graduate students

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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 1,360
Established in 1917
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Mennonite

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 town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Shenandoah Valley Regional

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
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Young People's Christian Association
  • Student Government Association
  • Student Education Association
  • Creation Care Council
  • Black Student Union

Top Events

  • Fall Festival
  • Multicultural Week
  • Spring Fling
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
31%
500-599
39%
400-499
25%
300-399
2%
700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
49%
400-499
23%
300-399
4%
30-36
11%
24-29
33%
18-23
42%
12-17
14%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.6

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 927
Declined 508
Total Received 1,435

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
interview
talent/ability
volunteer work

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

99%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$6,701

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $38,850
Room & board $11,730
Additional fees $370
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $1,850
Total $53,800
Average Financial Aid - $6,701
Total with Avg. Aid $47,099

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Triathlon
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

lacrosse

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Rock climbing, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Golf, Rock climbing, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
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
Computer Science
Development Economics and International Development
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Economics, General
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
General Studies
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Organizational Behavior Studies
Organizational Leadership
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Photography
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Teacher Assistant/Aide
Writing, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

1,360

total students

63%

in-state

37%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

71%

967
students

Female
62%
602

Male
39%
378

29%

393
students

Female
70%
274

Male
27%
106

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

830
students

Female
61%
502

Male
39%
328

16%

150
students

Female
67%
100

Male
33%
50

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 85%
Student 4 year graduation rate 45%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

44

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

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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