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Eastern Mennonite University

Find out what makes EMU a Christian university like no other!

Andrew Strack

on 10 August 2016

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EMU is a Christian university
like no other
and service.
Ways you can get involved include:
(called Celebration)
pastoral internships,
service projects & more!
rooted in the Mennonite values of
student-led worship,
39 denominations and faith traditions in addition to Mennonite on campus.
Bible studies,
Student activities like
and ski trips to Massanutten Resort
concerts in Common Grounds Coffeehouse,
intramural sports,
provide year-round fun on campus.
Students call their cross-cultural
"life changing."
EMU was one of the first colleges
to require cross-cultural study
for graduation, beginning
more than 30 years ago.
Cross-Cultural Study
Locations such as:
New Zealand, the Middle East, Lithuania, Bulgaria, China, Guatemala, India
Options include:
Play intercollegiate
or intramural sports,
or cheer from the sidelines.
15 varsity sports,
NCAA Division III (ODAC)
life skills
of undergrads receive financial aid.
An average assistance package is around
was given by EMU in 2015-16.
need-based aid,
department/major-related scholarships,
a work-study program,
Students conduct research with
expert faculty members.
(79% of full-time faculty hold doctoral
or other terminal degrees)
Of those 2012 graduates who responded to a survey, about 90% of graduates are employed full-time, in grad schools, or serving in a volunteer/mission position within one year of graduation.
EMU offers
over 45
diverse programs of study.
majors & minors
Students conduct hands-on research in places near and far, like Shenandoah National Park, the Chesapeake Bay, Hawaii, Cambodia, and Panama.
Over the past 10 years, 80% of EMU students who completed EMU's pre-medical program were accepted into medical school.
Nearly 100% of teacher education program grads who seek teaching positions are employed within six months of graduation, year after year.
popular movies
over 30
student clubs & organizations
EMU offers
as well as numerous services and health & wellness opportunities.
Washington Community Scholars’ Center
Summer seminar
Semester abroad
Washington Community Scholars' Center
Group living
Multicultural urban context
Classes at D.C. universities
About one-third of the first-year class is enrolled in an intercollegiate athletic team during the
2014-15 school year.
who support students in life,
Coaches are
that serve them into adulthood.
not just their sport.
$13 million in aid
educational loans,
academic scholarships,
(including church-matched grants),
Student-athletes at EMU develop
The Multicultural Services Office
with the larger campus community.
celebrate their heritage and connect them
offers AHANA students
(Americans of African, Hispanic, Asian and Native American descent)
resources, activities and opportunities that
Latino Student Alliance Coffeehouse
Dialogue on Race and Diversity Week chapel
Learn about the AHANA grant!
and more are available.
who become life-long friends
Median class size:

student/faculty ratio
Next Steps
Send in test scores/transcripts.
Submit your FAFSA.
Review your award letter.
Pay your deposit
and become a Royal!
©The Phillies 2012
Photo by Miles Kennedy
Alumnus Erik Kratz ’02 is shown catching for the Philadelphia Phillies.
Each residence hall has a
copier/multi-function device
that can be used for copying,
printing and scanning.
Technology in residence halls
Each room has wired ports.
All residence halls
have wireless access.
Professors are
About 40% of traditional undergrads are Mennonite.
More than 50 countries represented on campus.

The stars indicate all the places EMU has gone on cross-cultural.
New Zealand
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89% of EMU nursing graduates passed the state licensing exam on the first try.
Located in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
(population 51,395).
Easy drive to Richmond, Charlottesville, Washington D.C., and Roanoke
Average SAT/ACT scores:
SAT: 1008 ACT: 22
Average HS GPA: 3.43
Nearly 1,900 are enrolled in all EMU programs.
are enrolled as undergrads.
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Heart of the lovely Shenandoah Valley
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Our Cool College Town
Recent awards and recognitions:
in “Fastest-Growing Cities in Virginia”
(Farmers Insurance)
in “Most Secure Small Cities”
(Travel + Leisure magazine)
in “America’s Best College Towns”
One of
(USA Today)
“America’s Top Mountain Bike Towns”
EMU has had straight years of traditional undergraduate enrollment growth.
The first year class in the fall of 2015 was the largest since the 1980s!
An engineering major is set to launch in fall of 2016.
New accelerated five-year master’s in conflict transformation available for peacebuilding and development majors
New accelerated five-year master’s in counseling program available for psychology majors
We just finished a $7.3 million renovation of the Science Center; a second phase is underway
Roselawn has been renovated from residence hall to high tech academic and office space
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