B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    A
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    B+
Eastern Mennonite University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Anabaptist
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Old Dominion Athletic Conference
Address
1200 Park Rd
Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Website
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Eastern Mennonite University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
61%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
890-1170
ACT Range
20-28
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$23,452/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $21,178/ year
  • $30-48k
    $19,819/ year
  • $49-75k
    $20,431/ year
  • $76-110k
    $24,213/ year
  • $110k+
    $28,388/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.22 responses
91%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.23 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.23 responses
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Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,087Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
41%
Varsity Athletes
22%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 10 responses
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  • Willingness to work hard
    90%
  • Exclusive
    10%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
89%
Poll
96%
of students say they don't have Greek life.23 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.31 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 17 responses
Report
  • Friendly
    47%
  • Like no other
    29%
  • Only great if you are Mennonite
    18%
  • Flexible and accomodating
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
62%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.15 responses
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Eastern Mennonite University Reviews

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Since I attend the Lancaster, PA campus, I believe that this program is one of the best ones out there. So many of my fellow co-workers previously went through the program and I never heard anything negative about it. It was absolutely wonderful! As I continue on in the program with my cohort, I believe that the quality of the employers at EMU strive for excellence and ensure all the students are happy and well taken care of.
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EMU is an awesome quaint and active university. There is a good balance between knowing people and having the freedom of going somewhere for solitude. The faculty and staff care about their students and always keep their best interests in mind.
The only thing that I've found to be very unfortunate is the division of funds. Minority students are very likely to pay more in tuition than the majority students. It seems that their isn't much effort made by the faculty and staff to keep the students. This makes it difficult and stressful for the minority student body to be stagnant or increase at this university.
The professors at EMU are world class. Not only do they put forth the maximum effort in reaching students, but the professors also go above and beyond to help their students who need additional assistance. Professors can be seen at many extracurricular activities, showing their school pride.