Eastern Mennonite University

country rank  1625
world rank  5874

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University Overview

Founded in 1917, Eastern Mennonite University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Harrisonburg (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Virginia. This institution also has a branch campus in Lancaster. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Mennonite religion. Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 103 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. EMU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym EMU
Founded 1917
Motto Serve and Honor
Colours White and royal blue

University Location

Address 1200 Park Road
Harrisonburg
22802-2462 Virginia
United States
Tel +1 (540) 432 4000
Fax +1 (540) 432 4448
Other locations Lancaster

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 1200 Park Road
Harrisonburg 22802-2462
(540) 432 4118
800 368 2665

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Mennonite Christian-Mennonite Mennonite Church - www.mennoniteusa.org

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Eastern Mennonite University's Library
Eastern Mennonite University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 137,998 physical volumes, 8,736 physical media, 32,506 digital/electronic medium and 156 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Eastern Mennonite University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 690 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1959


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPEAC), Accreditation Commission
  • Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS), Commission on Accrediting


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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