Tuition & Fees

$37,100

$37,100

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
20%
500-599
51%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
17%
500-599
50%
400-499
25%
300-399
3%
30-36
21%
24-29
28%
18-23
30%
12-17
21%
30-36
15%
24-29
36%
18-23
38%
12-17
11%
30-36
17%
24-29
34%
18-23
40%
12-17
9%
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 662
Declined + 570
Total Received 1,232
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Private (nonprofit)

1,098

undergraduate students

432

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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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 1,530
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: 52,538), 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
54%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
82%
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
5%
600-699
20%
500-599
51%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
17%
500-599
50%
400-499
25%
300-399
3%
30-36
21%
24-29
28%
18-23
30%
12-17
21%
30-36
15%
24-29
36%
18-23
38%
12-17
11%
30-36
17%
24-29
34%
18-23
40%
12-17
9%

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

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 662
Declined + 570
Total Received 1,232

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

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $36,760
Room $6,400
Board $4,760
Additional fees $340
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $49,260
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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
Bible
Bible/Religion
Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomedicine
Business Administration
Chemistry
Christian Leadership
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Communication
Computer Science
Conflict Transformation
Congregational/Youth Ministries
Counseling
Digital Media
Divinity
Economics
Education
Education Paraprofessional
Engineering
English
Environmental Sustainability
General Studies
Health/Physical Education
Healthcare Management
History
History/Social Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
Leadership/Organization Management
Liberal Arts
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nursing R.N./B.S.N. Completion Program
Organizational Leadership
Outdoor Ministry/Adventure Leadership
Pastoral Ministry
Peacebuilding/Development
Philosophy/Theology
Photography
Pre-Professional Health Sciences
Psychology
Recreation Leadership/Sport Promotion
Religion
Religious/Intercultural Studies
Restorative Justice
Social Work
Spanish
Writing Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Liberal Arts
  3. Social Work

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

1,530

total students

66%

in-state

34%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

1,098
students

Female
63%
691

Male
37%
407

28%

432
students

Female
67%
289

Male
33%
143

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

942
students

Female
62%
577

Male
38%
365

15%

156
students

Female
74%
114

Male
26%
42

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
9%
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
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

51%

Transfer applicants accepted

38%

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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