59%

Acceptance Rate

$22,709

Avg.Financial Aid

003708

FAFSA Code

About Eastern Mennonite University (EMU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,444

Website

https://emu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Mennonite Church

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Eastern Mennonite University, which is located in Harrisonburg, Virginia is a private, Mennonite Church university. Interestingly, Eastern Mennonite University has an ethnically diverse student population. At EMU around 68% are white, 8% are Black or African American, and 8% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. And, at the university, around 80% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 62% of the students are females and 38% are males. Leymah Gbowee, Emmanuel Bombande, Larry Sheets, and Erik Kratz are some of the well-known alumni of the school. Several other achievers owe their success to this university. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. A total of 252 programs, including both residential and online, are currently offered by EMU. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

Location & Contact

Address

1200 Park Rd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5404324000
Fax: 5404324444
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. The two popular publications, US News and Forbes, are among the most trusted publications when it comes to the rankings of an educational institution. The ranking of a university plays an important role in helping a prospective candidate choosing the right university. It helps them assess the university's performance based on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. However, it is to be noted that Eastern Mennonite University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings by these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

59%

SAT Range

1000 - 1230

ACT Range

21 - 31

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

No

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. Eastern Mennonite University has 3 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $25. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 980-1220, it would improve her chances. The average ACT score at Eastern Mennonite University is 22. However, those getting an ACT score less than 19 might also be offered admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 1200 Park Rd, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22802-2462, or call (540) 432-4000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$25,330

Average Annual Cost

$36,760

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$350

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,160

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,230

Total One Year Cost

$51,500

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to EMU. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $51,800. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($38,230), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($11,380), and budget for other expenses ($2,380). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

9:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

70%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$250

Faculty Overview

46%

Male Professors

54%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

175 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

24 Graduates

Biology, General

15 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

14 Graduates

Social Work

14 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

12 Graduates

Psychology, General

10 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

9 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

9 Graduates

Computer Science

8 Graduates

History

8 Graduates

Peace Studies and Conflict Resoluti...

8 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

7 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

5 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

5 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

4 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

4 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

4 Graduates

Sustainability Studies

4 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

3 Graduates

Economics

3 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

3 Graduates

Music

3 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

3 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

2 Graduates

Chemistry

2 Graduates

Mathematics

2 Graduates

Outdoor Education

2 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

2 Graduates

Sociology

2 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

2 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

1 Graduates

International Business

1 Graduates

Philosophy and Religious Studies, O...

1 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,040

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

26%

Full-time

82%

Part-time

18%

Students Gender

Male

36%

US National: 44%

Female

64%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

69% White

4% Unknown

9% Black

7% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

34%

Out Of State

62%

In State

4%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$59,648 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 85% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

85%

Undergrads in College Housing

59%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,400/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,760/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,760/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Herm the Blue Lion

School Colors

royal blue and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

10

Sports Club

1

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $11,380 per year for living on campus. The average meal plan at EMU costs around $4,760 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The number of female and male students at the university are 38% and 62%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$34,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$40,300/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$15,711

$23,500

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$163 - 244

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$22,709

Students Receiving Federal Grants

38%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,354

Students Receiving State Aid

66%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,001

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$18,728

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$25,609

$30K - $48K

$23,939

$48K - $75K

$24,509

$75K - $110K

$22,322

> $110K

$20,402

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$4,560,550

The financial aid department of Eastern Mennonite University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $6,701, whereas the financial aid is $21,466. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $3,154 as well as institutional aid worth $21,466. At EMU, the total amount of non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $4,560,550 per year.

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