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Emory & Henry College
Emory, VA
Emory & Henry, founded in 1836, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 163-acre campus, a designated Historic Landmark, is located in the Appalachian foothills near the Virginia/North Carolina/Tennessee border.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,024
   Women 521 (50.9%)
   Men 503 (49.1%)
Graduate Students 143
Entrance Difficulty  
Overall Admission Rate 70% of 1,455 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.58
SAT Math 493 average
440-550 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 509 average
450-570 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 22 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $48,100
  Tuition and Fees $33,700
  Room and Board $11,200
Average Percent of Need Met 85%
Average Freshman Award $31,237
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 85
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 36% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
Emory Population 1,251
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 90% of freshmen, 78% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Wasps
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.1% Asian
9.3% Black/African-American
4.6% Hispanic/Latino
1.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
76.8% White
5.7% Unknown
International Students 1.3%
First-Year Students Returning 70.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 33.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported