Emory & Henry College

Emory, VA

Emory & Henry College

Emory, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$35,300

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
42%
400-499
30%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
50%
400-499
34%
300-399
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
31%
18-23
38%
12-17
28%
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

52%

female

10.7

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

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

1,000

undergraduate students

292

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,292
Established in 1836
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation United Methodist

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).

  • Campus Setting: Rural community
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Tri-Cities Regional

Emory & Henry College
30461 Garnand Drive
Emory, VA
24327

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
78%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • E&H Outdoor Program
  • Alpha Psi Omega Honors Fraternity
  • Alpha Phi Omega Honors Fraternity
  • Blue Key/ Cardinal Key Honors Society
  • The Emory Activities Board

Top Events

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration
  • Service Plunge
  • Homecoming Pep Rally
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
31%
Top 1/2
28%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
25%
500-599
42%
400-499
30%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
50%
400-499
34%
300-399
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
31%
18-23
38%
12-17
28%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Has early decision program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.6

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,203
Declined 443
Total Received 1,646

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
academic GPA
interview
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
application essay
geographical residence
recommendation(s)
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work

Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
work experience

Not Considered

class rank

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 5
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,800

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $34,500
Room & board $13,125
Additional fees $800
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $1,550
Total $51,175
Average Financial Aid - $5,800
Total with Avg. Aid $45,375

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
Equestrian sports
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, rugby

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, rugby

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Racquetball, Rugby, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Racquetball, Rugby, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Acting
American Government and Politics (United States)
Art Teacher Education
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Community Organization and Advocacy
Creative Writing
Directing and Theatrical Production
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
East Asian Studies
Economics, General
Economics, Other
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Equestrian/Equine Studies
European Studies/Civilization
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
French Language and Literature
French Studies
General Studies
Geography
Geography, Other
Graphic Design
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
History Teacher Education
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Legal Studies, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library and Information Science
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Musical Theatre
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Fitness Technician
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Political Science and Government, Other
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
Psychology, General
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
Public/Applied History
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Spanish and Iberian Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional

1,292

total students

42%

in-state

58%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

77%

1,000
students

Female
52%
524

Male
50%
495

23%

292
students

Female
68%
198

Male
26%
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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 76%
Student 4 year graduation rate 48%
Student 5 year graduation rate 5%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
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

56

Transfer students enrolled

4%

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 no
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
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career interest testing
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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