Emory & Henry College
Emory, VA 24327-0947


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,167
Religious affiliation United Methodist
Students with disability 6%
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 824 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Emory & Henry College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,455 applications and 1,017 students were granted admission. Emory & Henry College is at the #68 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 53% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 70% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT890 to 1120
ACT19 to 25
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Emory & Henry College's tuition was $33,500 for all students regardless of residency (25% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Emory & Henry College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 44% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,245 (which is 3.5% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Emory & Henry College in 2016-2017, was 223, which is 73% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,721 (which is 3% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Emory & Henry College has enrolled a total of 1,167 students (1,106 students full-time and 61 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,167 students, 58 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 47% men and 53% women and 1,024 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 143 for graduates studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 75%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%

Black/African American: 8%

Hispanic: 4%

Two or more races: 2%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Emory & Henry College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Education 16% 25
Social Sciences 15% 24
History 5% 8
Mathematics And Statistics 5% 8
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 4% 6
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 4% 6
Psychology 4% 6
Physical Sciences 4% 6
Philosophy And Religious Studies 4% 6
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 3% 4

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Emory & Henry College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Emory & Henry College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $15,700. Last year, out of the total 2,944 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,120 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,523 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,892 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $15,700 $23,200
Employment Rate 72% 75%
Total Graduates 2,944 2,523

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