1200 Park Road Harrisonburg, VA 22802-2462 540-432-4118
http://www.emu.edu admiss@emu.edu
About Eastern Mennonite University
  • Year of Foundation 1917
  • Size of Campus 93 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Mennonite
  • Degrees N/A
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,012
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state N/A
  • App. Deadlines N/A
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration N/A
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. N/A
EMU is a leader among faith-based universities offering undergraduate, graduate and seminary programs that emphasize peacebuilding, cross-cultural understanding, sustainability and service to others. EMU offers a Christian education like no other, from a Mennonite Anabaptist perspective. Here, professors are mentors who challenge you to grow in your faith, to broaden your worldview through time spent in another culture, and to work side-by-side to reach new academic heights. Students take courses at our main campus in Harrisonburg, VA., at our Lancaster, Pa., site, online, and across the globe through our well-known cross-cultural program.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Education- Kappa Delta Phi, Nursing- Sigma Theta Tau (Pi Mu At Large chapter)
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Omega Steppers for Christ, Young People's Christian Association (YPCA), Celebration Worship Service, Gospel Choir,
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union (BSU), Latino Student Alliance (LSA), International Student Organization, Future Leaders of Diversity and Equality
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Fallfest and Barndance, Annual Semi-Formal, Springfest, Food & Farming Week, Black History Month, Latino Student Alliance events, Coffeehouse concerts, Intramural sports program, Talent show, Authors on campus, Art shows, Popular and international film ser
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Dulles (120), Washington DC (135)
  • Distance to nearest train Staunton (30)
  • Distance to nearest bus Charlottesville (3)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 0%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 15%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of students using college housing 56%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (35%), women's dorms (24%), men's dorms (11%), apartments for married students (1%), apartment for single students (27%), special housing for disabled students (0%), other housing options (2%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 74%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 15%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 11%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 13
  • College campus housing availability Yes
Campus Services
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Computer Courses No
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Books in Library 167,242
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 3
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health service
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 3,723
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 10
  • Campus Safety late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious, other
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries
  • Museums D. Ralph Hostetter Museum of Natural History Astral Hall/WEMC 91.7 FM radio station
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 5
  • Number Of Microforms 92,096
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 200
  • Library Facilities Menno Simons Historical Library
  • Online Course Registration Available N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,168
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs social service agenciesvolunteer agenciesMennonite Central CommitteeEastern Mennonite UniversityFairfield Language TechnologiesRockingham County Public SchoolsHarrisonburg City Public SchoolsUniversity of Virginia HospitalRockingham Memori
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 6%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 85%
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,485
  • Employed Students after 1 year 85%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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