Emory & Henry College

Emory, VA

Emory & Henry College, founded in 1836, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 331-acre campus, a designated Historic Landmark, is located in the Appalachian foothills near the Virginia/North Carolina/Tennessee border.

Tuition & Fees

$35,100

$35,100

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
25%
500-599
43%
400-499
31%
700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
50%
400-499
34%
300-399
2%
700-800
0
600-699
9%
500-599
25%
400-499
49%
300-399
16%
200-299
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
18%
18-23
48%
12-17
24%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
31%
18-23
38%
12-17
29%
30-36
9%
24-29
23%
18-23
51%
12-17
17%
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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,203
Declined + 443
Total Received 1,646
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Private (nonprofit)

1,019

undergraduate students

273

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Social Sciences
  2. Psychology
  3. Business/marketing
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Codes

SAT 5185
ACT 4350

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School Facts

Emory & Henry College, founded in 1836, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 331-acre campus, a designated Historic Landmark, is located in the Appalachian foothills near the Virginia/North Carolina/Tennessee border.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,292
Established in 1836
Coeducational Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Emory, VA

325-acre campus in Emory (population: 1,251), 26 miles from the Tri-Cities in Virginia and Tennessee. Major airports serve Roanoke and Knoxville, TN (both 125 miles); smaller airport serves the Tri-Cities (40 miles); bus serves Abingdon (10 miles).

Emory & Henry College
30461 Garnand Drive
Emory, VA 24327

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
78%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
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
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
9 fraternities 15% of male students
 
6 sororities 30% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
31%
Top 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/2
16%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
25%
500-599
43%
400-499
31%
700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
50%
400-499
34%
300-399
2%
700-800
0
600-699
9%
500-599
25%
400-499
49%
300-399
16%
200-299
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
18%
18-23
48%
12-17
24%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
31%
18-23
38%
12-17
29%
30-36
9%
24-29
23%
18-23
51%
12-17
17%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,203
Declined + 443
Total Received 1,646

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Interview
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Anthony Graham
Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 800 848-5493
F: 276 944-6935
admission@ehc.edu

Financial Aid

84%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$37,101

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $34,500
Room $7,200
Board $6,250
Additional fees $600
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $49,750
Average Financial Aid - $37,101
Total with Avg. Aid $12,649

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,389,125
State $1,788,527
Institutional $21,017,189
Other external $314,610
Total $25,509,451

Non-need-based

Federal
State $344,676
Institutional $2,691,073
Other external $86,187
Total $3,121,936
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
August 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 276 944-6229
F: 276 944-6884
ehfinaid@ehc.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Scarlett Blevins
Director of Financial Aid
scblevins@ehc.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
equestrian sports
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, rugby

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, rugby

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bass fishing, dance, disc golf, flag football, fly fishing, kickball, outdoor adventure, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, walleyball

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Athletic Directors

Anne Crutchfield (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Old Dominion Athletic Conference
Mascot
Wasps
School colors
navy and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American History
Art
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Civic Innovation
Economics
Engineering Science
English
Environmental Studies
Equine Studies
Exercise Science
French
Geography
History
Interdisciplinary English
International Studies
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant Studies
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Reading Specialist
Religion
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Social Sciences
  2. Psychology
  3. Business/marketing

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

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

1,292

total students

66%

in-state

34%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

1,019
students

Female
51%
524

Male
49%
495

21%

273
students

Female
73%
198

Male
27%
75

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

988
students

Female
52%
507

Male
48%
481

4%

31
students

Female
55%
17

Male
45%
14

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
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

71%

Transfer applicants accepted

48%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.80
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 All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

33

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • 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

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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