Emory & Henry College

30461 Garnand Drive, , VA 24327-947
Tel: (276)944-4121
Private, non-profit | 932 students
Founded in 1836, Emory & Henry is the oldest college in Southwest Virginia. It is also one of the few colleges in the South to have operated more than 160 years under the same name and with the same affiliation: the United Methodist Church. Today, Emory & Henry is a vibrant, refreshing liberal arts college comprised of young men and women from around the world. Our students gain insight into global issues and politics, a knowledge of how society is shaped and governed, and a realization that they can affect positive change in their world.

School Overview:

Emory & Henry College
CountyWashington County, VA
Title IV EligibleYes
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level4 or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
81 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment932 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
889 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
43 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
897 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
35 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
-2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
1%3%
% Black
7%6%
% White
91%84%
% Two or more races
-2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$28,122$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$28,122$24,744
 
Percent Admitted72%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)430-555450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)445-560460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)425-540440-570
ACT English (25-75%)18-2619-25
ACT Math (25-75%)18-2418-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)19-2620-25

School Notes:

  • Students complete a required liberal arts core curriculum that spans four years and emphasizes a global perspective on history, literature, and culture. Student participation is promoted through writing assignments, discussion, and an active approach to thinking and reasoning.
  • More than 50 extra and co-curricular clubs and organizations are active on Emory & Henry's campus, including student media and student government, academic and interest groups, honor societies, performance groups, religious organizations, an active outdoor club and fraternities and sororities.
  • Our campus encompasses 331 pristine acres in the village of Emory, Virginia, in the Virginia Highlands, one-half mile off Interstate 81 (exit 26) and 40 minutes from a major regional airport. The campus is within view of Virginia's two highest peaks, Mount Rogers and Whitetop Mountain, and is near the historic town of Abingdon, Virginia, home of the renowned Barter Theatre. Also within easy driving distance is the metropolitan Tri-Cities region of Bristol, Johnson City, and Kingsport. Take our video tour.
  • Emory & Henry College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor's and master's degrees.

Nearby Schools:

King College
22.1 mi. away
Lees-McRae College
42.1 mi. away
Bluefield College
45.4 mi. away

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