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Office of Admissions
1200 Park Rd.
Harrisonburg, VA 22802



Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
University Commons
Royals Den snack shop
Common Grounds coffeehouse
Campus Center Greeting Hall
Wood's Residence Halls, Park Woods
EMU's new and recently renovated dorms are built to LEED certified green standards. All provide comfortable community living spaces to foster social interaction and interdisciplinary study.

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Harrisonburg Crossing Shopping Center
local ethnic restaurants
Shenandoah National Park
Washington D.C.
Harrisonburg Farmers Market
Located in Virginia's scenic Shenadoah Valley, EMU is a warm and welcoming small campus with access to an array of outdoor activities, as well as big city offerings.

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 9:15, 10:45, 2:30
Average Length: 30 min.

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews

Information Sessions


Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available

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Advance Notice
1 week

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Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

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Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays

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Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport near Weyers Cave, VA - about 20 miles from Eastern Mennonite University; 20-minute drive. Dulles International Airport is 120 miles from EMU; two-hour drive. Greyhound bus service is available in Harrisonburg.

Driving Instructions to Campus
From Richmond, Roanoke, Blacksburg, Staunton, Tidewater: I-81 north to exit 245 the Port Republic Road exit. Turn left on to Port Republic Road. Go one mile to Route 42. At the stop light turn right on Rt 42, follow Rt 42 north for two miles and turn left on to Mt. Clinton Pike. Continue 1/2 mile to EMU sign. Campus is on right. From Winchester, Washington D.C., Maryland and Pennsylvania: I-81 south to exit 251. Turn left at stop sign. Take Rt 11 South. Go approximately 2 miles to stop light. Turn right onto Mt. Clinton Pike. Continue approximately 2 miles to Rt 42. At traffic light (Mt. Clinton/Rt 42 intersection) continue for 1/2 mile to EMU sign. Campus is on the right.

Local Accommodations
Four Points Sheraton (Exit 247 off I-81, Rt. 33, 1400 East Market St., 3.25 miles from EMU; 540-433-2521), Hampton Inn (Exit 247 off I-81, Rt 33 E. Univ. Blvd, 3.5 miles from EMU; 540-432-1111), Comfort Inn (Exit 247 off I-81, 3 1/4 miles form EMU; 540-433-6066), Courtyard by Marriott (Exit 247 off I-81, Rt 33E Univ. Blvd. 3 1/2 miles; 540-432-3031), Days Inn (Exit 245 off I-81, 4 miles form EMU; 540-433-9353), Motel 6 (Exit 247 off I-81, US 33E, 3.25 miles from EMU; 540-433-6939), By the Side of the Road Bed and Breakfast (Exit 251 off I-81, 2.5 miles from EMU; 540-801-0430).


Applicants: 1,138
Acceptance Rate: 99%
Average HS GPA: 3.52



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