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Eastern Mennonite University
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  • 4 Year
  • HARRISONBURG, VA

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Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

1200 PARK RD
HARRISONBURG, VA 22802
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Old Dominion Athletic Conference
From Eastern Mennonite University

EMU offers rigorous academic study at the undergraduate, graduate, and seminary levels. More than 2000 students study at our main campus in Harrisonburg, Virginia, at our Lancaster, Pennsylvania site, and online. EMU encourages students, faculty, and staff to live their faith and values through service to others, peacemaking, cross-cultural engagement, and sustainability. Students, faculty, and staff collaborate, learn, and lead together.

Professors know their students by name and provide lifelong networks and support. You can choose from 50+ programs of study designed to prepare you for a career. Experience hands-on learning and mentoring from faculty as you develop marketable skills and confidence in teamwork, leadership, and intercultural communication.

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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

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
72%
SAT Range
980-1230
ACT Range
22-30
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$22,766 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$28,588 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 22 responses
93%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 27 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 27 responses

Majors

Engineering at EMU

Find your engineering gift to the world in small classes where professors invest time in you and mentor you personally. Gain marketable skills through academic rigor. Prepare to serve the common good. Adventure into sustainability. Step boldly into intercultural study.

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    63%
  • On Campus
    32%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
812 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
84
Undergrads Over 25
14%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
30%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 14 responses
  • Willingness to work hard
    79%
  • Friendly
    14%
  • Exclusive
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
86%
Poll
96%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 27 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 35 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 21 responses
  • Friendly
    48%
  • Like no other
    29%
  • Only great if you are Mennonite
    14%
  • Flexible and accomodating
    10%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
60%
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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