1,098
Students
Financial aid thermometer
31,315
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
53
53%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
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Overview

Eastern Mennonite University is a Comprehensive institution located in Harrisonburg, VA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1200 Park Road
Harrisonburg, VA  22802
United States
Contact Matthew Ruth
Director of Admissions
Email: admiss@emu.edu
Phone: 540-432-4118
Fax: 540-432-4444

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,232
Applied
662
Accepted
1,098
Enrolled
54%
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Female Admissions

732
Females Applied
380
Females Accepted
52%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

500
Males Applied
282
Males Accepted
56%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.5
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.2
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs 2 recommendations
Recommended Interview
Other requirements: Community Lifestyle Commitment

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 552 500 590
SAT Math 540 490 580
ACT Composite 23 20 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

36,760
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Fees

340
Full-time student fees
11,160
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

31,315
Avg. Financial Aid Package
33,055
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
12,827
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
8,346
Avg. Loan Aid
15,317
Avg. Grant Aid
19,417
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
75%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
17%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,098
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
34%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.19%
Black or African American 9.29%
White or Caucasian 69.22%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.46%
Asian 2.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 3.46%
Other 3.83%

Gender

Male (37.07%)
Female (62.93%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 59%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Fall Festival, Multicultural Week and Spring Fling

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Young People's Christian Association, Student Government Association, Student Education Association, Creation Care Council and Black Student Union

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
night watchman

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

190
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 114
Part-time - 76
Male - 79
Female - 111