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

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
62%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
870-1130
ACT Range
18-26
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
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Test Scores and GPA for Eastern Mennonite University

Cost

Net Price
$24,144/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $20,892/ year
  • $30-48k
    $19,486/ year
  • $49-75k
    $21,147/ year
  • $76-110k
    $22,085/ year
  • $110k+
    $22,856/ 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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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,087Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
22%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 10 responses
Report
  • 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
$39,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
61%
National
48%
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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I am a rising sophomore at EMU. I chose EMU for several reasons (small class sizes, small campus, Christian atmosphere, cross cultural program, honors program, and proximity to home) and I am very glad I did. It is truly like no other!
I earned an Associate's degree from a community college. As a non-traditional student, I wanted to be associated with a school that was not a diploma mill, that allowed me to transfer the most number of my earned college credits, and also enable me to earn a Bachelor's degree in the shortest amount of time as a part-time student. My persona preference was to be in an environment that fostered an active, real-time discussion of ideas instead of an exchange of emails. I chose EMU's ADCP because it met all of these factors.