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Private Not for Profit   4-Year
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Blue; Black;White
Accreditation
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
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Total Enrollment
Undergraduate
787
Transfer-in
218
Average Class Size
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15
Years 1 & 2
20
Years 3 & 4
12

Eastern Mennonite University

Harrisonburg, VA
Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) offers rigorous academic study at the undergraduate, graduate and seminary level. More than 1,800 students study at our main campus in Harrisonburg, Virginia; at our Lancaster, Pennsylvania site; and online. EMU is grounded in values including service to others, peacemaking, cross-cultural engagement and sustainability, all of which prepare graduates to serve and lead in a global context.
  • At EMU, we believe in and celebrate the power of community as we learn in classrooms, across campus and around the globe. We begin to see the possibilities together. We honor our differences and care for each other. We listen, explore and create. Together, our ideas are transformed, our assumptions tested, our values strengthened, our faith activated and our lives enriched. At EMU, leaders are developed, mentored, supported and challenged to make the world a better place TOGETHER.
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Academics
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Freshman Definition
A student should complete EMU's first-year application if they have not previously enrolled in college coursework upon c...see moreA student should complete EMU's first-year application if they have not previously enrolled in college coursework upon completing their high school degree or GED equivalency.
College Fit
Undergraduate class right under 1000 students, 200 are transfers with an overall average class size of 15. Options for s...see moreUndergraduate class right under 1000 students, 200 are transfers with an overall average class size of 15. Options for students to live on and off campus. All students need to participate in a intercultural experience in order to graduate from EMU.
Freshman Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
Admissions and Financial
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Application Fee
There is no application fee for first year students
Application Type(s)
EMU Application and the Common App.
Financial Aid
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Transcripts
Freshman applicants are required to submit an up-to-date high school transcript (including senior-year curriculum and gr...see moreFreshman applicants are required to submit an up-to-date high school transcript (including senior-year curriculum and grades, if available). GED holders must submit their official GED scores.
Tests
Not required. Applicants whose native language is not English must also submit scores for the Test of English as a Forei...see moreNot required. Applicants whose native language is not English must also submit scores for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Excluding the exceptions noted below, freshman applicants with a minimum high school GPA of 3.3 may request that their application be reviewed without submitting standardized test scores. Applicants should request to be considered for admission to the university without test scores on the Common Application for freshman admission.
Essay
An essay is not required
Letter of Recommendation
A letter of recommendation is not required
Interview
An interview is not required.
Important Dates
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Freshman Application Deadline
Fall
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Freshman Application Deadline
Spring
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Transfer Definition
A student who has taken more than 30 college credits after graduation from high school or has been a fulltime college st...see moreA student who has taken more than 30 college credits after graduation from high school or has been a fulltime college student for at least two semesters.
College Fit
Undergraduate class right under 1000 students, 200 are transfers with an overall average class size of 15. Options for s...see moreUndergraduate class right under 1000 students, 200 are transfers with an overall average class size of 15. Options for students to live on and off campus. All students need to participate in a intercultural experience in order to graduate from EMU.
Associate Transfer Degree Completion
Completion of the general education certificate or a transfer-oriented associate degree program will guarantee completio...see moreCompletion of the general education certificate or a transfer-oriented associate degree program will guarantee completion of the University Core general education component of the VCU undergraduate curriculum but may not fulfill specific departmental requirements or prerequisites needed for the major.
Transfer Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
Course Transfer Criteria
Min grade for courses to transfer: C All online science labs are accepted for General Education Requirements.
General Education Programs
EMU accepts the Passport and UCGS toward EMU Core curriculum requirements.
Admissions and Financial
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Application Fee
The online application fee is $25. Contact admissons for fee waiver.
Transfer Financial Aid
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Transfer Admissions
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Transcripts
Transfer Students are required to submit official transcripts from any schools previously attended.
Essay
An essay is not required
Letters of Recommendation
A letter of recommendation is not required
Interview
An interview is not required.
Maximum Transfer Credits
65
Minimum GPA
2.0
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Important Dates
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Transfer Application Deadline
Fall
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Transfer Application Deadline
Spring
Rolling
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Offers Credits for Prior Learning
Flexible Degree Options
Online Degree Options Available
Weekend/Evening Courses Available
Summer Courses Available
Concurrent Enrollment
High School Dual Enrollment
Reverse Transfer
Guaranteed Admissions
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Campus Services and Engagement
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Campus Housing
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Career Services
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Disability Services
Cultural Diversity Office
Student Clubs & Organizations
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Sports
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Military Friendly
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Yellow Ribbon Program
Credit for Military Experience
Dedicated POC for Military
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Recognized Student Veteran Organization
SOC Member
GI Bill/Tuition Assistance
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Helpful Links
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SCHEV College Data Profile
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State Financial Aid Programs
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Course Catalog
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