Emmaus Bible College

Dubuque, IA

Emmaus Bible College, founded in 1941, is a private, specialized, religiously-affiliated college. Its 24-acre campus is located in Dubuque.

Website: www.emmaus.edu/

Private
Co-ed
269
Undergraduate
Students
(55.8%) 150 Women
(44.2%) 119 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Noncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate
58% of 193 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
August 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.54
SAT Math
510-590 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
569 average
510-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
19-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$29,150
Tuition and Fees
$18,400
Room and Board
$8,500
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
20
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 63% of classes
10-19 students: 20% of classes
20-29 students: 8% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
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Campus Life

Dubuque Population
58,253
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
90% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Eagle
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.2% Asian
4.5% Black/African-American
5.6% Hispanic/Latino
4.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
72.9% White
5.6% Unknown
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
70.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
26.5%
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

Noncompetitive: Virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is not required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English    
Mathematics    
Science    
Foreign Language    
Social Studies    
History    
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    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
2570 Asbury Road
City, State, Zip
Dubuque, IA 52001-3097
Phone
(563) 588-8000 x1310
Fax
(563) 588-1216
E-mail
admissions@emmaus.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
August 1
Application Fee
 
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
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
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
58% of 193 applicants were admitted
Women
65% of 80 applicants were admitted
Men
52% of 113 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
78 (70%) of 111 admitted students enrolled
Women
37 (71%) of 52 admitted students enrolled
Men
41 (69%) of 59 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
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
3.54
3.75 and Above
44%
3.50 - 3.74
24%
3.25 - 3.49
7%
3.00 - 3.24
9%
2.50 - 2.99
9%
2.00 - 2.49
5%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
510-590 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
6%
Score of 600 - 700
11%
Score of 500 - 600
55%
Score of 400 - 500
22%
Score of 300 - 400
6%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
569 average
510-620 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
6%
Score of 600 - 700
39%
Score of 500 - 600
44%
Score of 400 - 500
11%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
23 average
19-27 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
13%
Score of 24 - 29
34%
Score of 18 - 23
36%
Score of 12 - 17
17%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 15%
Top quarter: 44%
Top half: 77%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$29,150
Tuition and Fees
$18,400
Room and Board
$8,500
Books and Supplies
$600
Other Expenses
$1,650
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
financialaid@emmaus.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning -100
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
   

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found to Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
Need-Based Gift
Not reported
Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found to Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
Need-Based Gift
Not reported
Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford 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
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students, Relatives of Clergy
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Not reported
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, Other
  • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Youth Ministry
Most Popular Disciplines
Theology and religious vocations, Education, Psychology
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Summer session
Study Abroad
Not offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


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

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
20
Part-Time Faculty
19
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
8%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 63% of classes
10-19 students: 20% of classes
20-29 students: 8% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
10-19 students: 33% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 67% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


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

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Dubuque Population
58,253
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
22 acres

Weather

Temperature
7.7 average low in January, 78.4 average high in September
Rain
117 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
3 miles from campus in Dubuque
Nearest Train Station
100 miles from campus in Galesburg, Ill.

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing
Students in College Housing
90% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through senior 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
Not available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Not available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Not offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Eagle
School Colors
 

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x   x  
Soccer     x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x  
Soccer    
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x  
Soccer x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
269
Women
150 (55.8%)
Men
119 (44.2%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
248
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.2% Asian
4.5% Black/African-American
5.6% Hispanic/Latino
4.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
72.9% White
5.6% Unknown
International Students.
Not reported
Average Age
19
All Graduate Students
Not reported

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
70.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
26.5%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
41.2%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
47.0%

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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