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.

Website: www.ehc.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,000
Undergraduate
Students
(50.8%) 508 Women
(49.2%) 492 Men
226
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Not reported
Overall Admission Rate
72% of 1,426 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
April 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.60
SAT Math
490-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
498-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
19-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$47,100
Tuition and Fees
$35,000
Room and Board
$12,100
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Freshman Award
$33,682
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$27,825
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
95
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 30% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Emory Population
1,251
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
78% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Wasps
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.4% Asian
8.4% Black/African-American
3.5% Hispanic/Latino
2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.5% White
5.3% Unknown
International Students
0.4%
First-Year Students Returning
76.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
36.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Not reported

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 3  
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies    
History 3  
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Considered if submitted August 1
SAT Subject Tests Only Considered if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Used for placement
ACT: Used for placement

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
PO Box 947
City, State, Zip
Emory, VA 24327-0947
Phone
(276) 944-6133
Fax
(276) 944-6934
E-mail
ehadmiss@ehc.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
April 1
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 15, January 15
Early Decision Notification
December 15
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
November 15, January 15
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
72% of 1,426 applicants were admitted
Women
74% of 753 applicants were admitted
Men
71% of 673 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
341 (33%) of 1,030 admitted students enrolled
Women
168 (30%) of 555 admitted students enrolled
Men
173 (36%) of 475 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
Not reported
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.60
3.75 and Above
46%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
12%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
490-580 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
17%
Score of 500 - 600
54%
Score of 400 - 500
26%
Score of 300 - 400
3%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
498-590 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
4%
Score of 600 - 700
20%
Score of 500 - 600
51%
Score of 400 - 500
23%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
19-25 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
7%
Score of 24 - 29
28%
Score of 18 - 23
53%
Score of 12 - 17
12%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$47,100
Tuition and Fees
$35,000
Room and Board
$12,100
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 2
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003709
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
244 (96.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
231 (94.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
231 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
53 (22.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$33,682
Need-Based Gift
Received by 228 (98.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $29,025
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 189 (81.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,690
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 25 (10.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
17 (6.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,088

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
883 (91.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
821 (93.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
821 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
201 (24.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$32,567
Need-Based Gift
Received by 817 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $27,203
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 655 (79.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,609
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 140 (17.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
139 (14.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,579

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
71%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$27,825
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
25.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Communication, Premedicine
Number of Awards
946
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
150
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
16
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Out-of-State Students, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students
Number of Awards
496
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,798
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • American Government and Politics (United States)
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Community Organization and Advocacy
  • Creative Writing
  • Directing and Theatrical Production
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Economics, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • French Studies
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Geography, Other
  • Graphic Design
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Library and Information Science
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Musical Theatre
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Political Science and Government, Other
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
  • Public/Applied History
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Spanish and Iberian Studies
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Most Popular Disciplines
Education, Social sciences, Business/marketing
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
95
Part-Time Faculty
52
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
54%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 30% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
466,571
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
200
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • American Studies
  • Education--General
  • History
  • Organizational Management
  • Reading Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Emory Population
1,251
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
330 acres

Weather

Temperature
25 average low in January, 82.9 average high in September
Rain
127 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Abingdon
Nearest Train Station
120 mile(s) from campus in Clifton Forge

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
78% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through junior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
22%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Wasps
School Colors
Blue and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Football     x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x      
Tennis x   x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football    
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving    
Tennis x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
cheerleading
Men's Club Sports
cheerleading

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, racquetball, sand volleyball, soccer, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, e&h outdoor program, alpha psi omega honors fraternity, alpha phi omega honors fraternity, blue key/ cardinal key honors society, the emory activities board
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,000
Women
508 (50.8%)
Men
492 (49.2%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
966
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.4% Asian
8.4% Black/African-American
3.5% Hispanic/Latino
2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.5% White
5.3% Unknown
International Students.
0.4%
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
226

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
76.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
36.0%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
49.1%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
49.8%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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