Emory and Henry College campus

Overview

Applicants
1,217
Acceptance Rate
72%
Average HS GPA
3.50

GPA Breakdown

33%
Over 3.75
17%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
2%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

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SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
430 - 555
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
445 - 560
SAT Writing
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
425 - 540
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
19 - 26

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with Writing recommended

Deadlines


Early Action
December 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Recommendation(s)
Non-Academic

Character / Personal Qualities
Level of applicant's interest

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
10:1
Total Faculty
120
with Terminal Degree
68

69
Men
51
Women
7
Minority
6
International

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
35%
Graduate in 5 years
47%
Graduate in 6 years
48%

Majors

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies

  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Mass Communication/Media Studies

  • Education

  • Art Teacher Education
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Secondary Education and Teaching

  • Engineering Technologies/Technicians

  • Engineering Technology, General

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • Creative Writing
  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies

  • History

  • History, General

  • Legal Professions and Studies

  • Pre-Law Studies

  • Leisure and Recreational Activities

  • Art
  • Music
  • Theatre/Theater

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • International/Global Studies

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Philosophy
  • Religion/Religious Studies

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Social Work

  • Social Sciences

  • Economics, General
  • Geography
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Sociology

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Acting
  • Directing and Theatrical Production
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Graphic Design
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology


Degrees

Bachelor's
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty

Dr. Ed Damer, 1989 - Virginia Professor of the Year
Chair Division of Visual and Performing Arts, Philosophy

Dr. Kathleen Chamberlain, 1993 - Virginia Professor of the Year
English Professor, English

Dr. Teresa Keller, 2003 - Virginia Professor of the Year
Department Chair Mass Communications, Mass Communications

Dr. Jack Roper, 2005 - Virginia Professor of the Year
Department Chair History, History

Samir Saliba, U.S. Professor of the Year from among professors at United Methodist colleges
Director International Studies and Pre-law Programs, Political Science

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
35%
Graduate in 5 years
47%
Graduate in 6 years
48%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes


Colleges that Create Futures

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
State Aid

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$24,654

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$22,596

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,508

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$23,860
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$800

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$1,000

On-Campus Room and Board
$7,980
Comprehensive Fee
$31,840

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
No

Direct Lender
Yes

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
910
Foreign Countries Represented
5

Demographics

10.01%
African-American
1.78%
Hispanic
79.98%
Caucasian
4.34%
Unknown

47% female
53% male
36% are out of state
97% are full time
3% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
77%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
88%

Campus Environment
Rural

Housing Options

Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male
Theme Housing
Wellness Housing

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
53
Number of Honor Societies
7

Number of Social Sororities
6
Number of Religious Organizations
4

15% join a fraternity
30% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division III

Men's Sports (Wasps)
7 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Women's Sports (Wasps)
7 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball

Student Services

Day Care
Health

Sustainability


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
8

Average Number of PC's per Lab
20

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Esther Lang
Administrative Assisstant

Address
PO Box 10
Emory, VA 24327

Phone
8008485493

Email
ehadmiss@ehc.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
McGlothlin-Street Hall (new science buil
Memorial Chapel
Byars Hall (Arts, Music, and Theatre)
King Athletic Center
Emory Mercantile (campus bookstore)

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Barter Theatre
Virginia Creeper Trail
Mount Rogers Recreaton Area
Historic Abingdon
Skiing and snowboarding resorts

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Tri-cities Regional Airport, Bountville TN Greyhound Bus Service, Abingdon

Driving Instructions to Campus
Exit 26 off of I-81

Local Accommodations
Swiss Inn, Glade Spring VA Quality Inn, Abingdon, VA Holiday Inn Express, Abingdon, VA Martha Washington Inn, Abingdon, VA