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Eastern Mennonite University

Also known as Eastern mennonite univ

1200 Park Rd, Harrisonburg, VA

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EMU is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and assists students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Harrisonburg, VA, which is a predominantly urban area. The school's Mennonite Church affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's mission. Approximately a thousand students enroll at EMU yearly.

Students can pick from several areas of study, including:

  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Education
  • Interdisciplinary Studies

To be considered for admissions, students may be required to complete an application, write a personal statement, and submit high school records and test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions committee. The majority of students admitted to EMU earn an SAT score between 1360 to 1790, or an ACT composite score within the range of 21 to 28. Approximately 70% of all students that applied were accepted at Eastern Mennonite University, with 40% of those admitted choosing to enroll. More information from the admissions office can be found at emu.edu.

The cost of tuition is approximately $29,000, but may change from year to year. Students are encouraged to visit the school's tuition calculator to better estimate their cost of attendance. School housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is around $5,400. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the required requirements.

The Eastern Mennonite University Royals participate in a number of intercollegiate athletic programs, with competitions managed and overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs available may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)

Students may take a look at the school's http://www.emu.edu to view additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the candidates Eastern Mennonite University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Eastern Mennonite University has a total student population of about 1,800. The student body is made up of 69% undergraduate students and 14% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $35,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • Per unit charges are around $1,400 for part time students

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid98%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships98%$18,197
Receiving Student Loans68%$6,784
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Eastern Mennonite University may provide student services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Eastern mennonite univ is close to 64%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years49%
Graduating in 5 Years12%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

Campus: Eastern Mennonite University

  • Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) & Supervisory CPE Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
  • Theology (Ministry) Program

Campus: Eastern Mennonite Seminary Lancaster Campus

  • Theology (Ministry) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (since 2008)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Eastern Mennonite University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Old Dominion Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Old Dominion Athletic Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Eastern Mennonite University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Eastern Mennonite University for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
61.71%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
98%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
10:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
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FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$24,054