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Eastern Mennonite University
Harrisonburg, VA
Eastern Mennonite, founded in 1917, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 92-acre campus is located in Harrisonburg, 60 miles from Charlottesville.
Web Site www.emu.edu/
Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,259
   Women 823 (65.4%)
   Men 436 (34.6%)
Graduate Students Not reported
ADMISSION
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 61% of 1,215 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
 
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.56
SAT Math 520 average
450-580 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 512 average
440-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 24 average
20-28 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  
MONEY MATTERS
Cost of Attendance $47,860
  Tuition and Fees $34,200
  Room and Board $10,660
Average Percent of Need Met 76%
Average Freshman Award $31,857
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$36,132
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ACADEMICS
Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates Not reported
Regular Class Size Not reported
CAMPUS LIFE
Harrisonburg Population 50,981
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 84% of freshmen, 62% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Herm, the Royal Lion
Sororities  
Fraternities  
STUDENTS
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.9% Asian
9.0% Black/African-American
8.2% Hispanic/Latino
2.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
74.4% White
3.3% Unknown
International Students 3.5% from 32 countries
First-Year Students Returning 74.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 46.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported