Drone overview shot of the heart of Emory & Henry's campus.

Facts & Figures

Founded in 1836 we have a rich and longstanding history, and going forward we have an even greater future with you.

10:1 Student-to-Teacher Ratio 

We know you want to engage. With an average class size of 15 students, you will easily be able to be involved in the discussion and have more one-on-one time with your professors. With more than discussion, and have more one-on-one time with your professors. With more than 80 academic majors and tracts, you will find and connect with something you are passionate about.

Award-Winning SchoolThe President's Volunteer Service Award seal

Emory & Henry College is consistently ranked among the nation’s best private liberal arts institutions. The College’s many accolades include the Presidential Award for Service Learning, the highest national recognition for community service and service-learning; top tier recognition in Washington Monthly, USA Today, Newsweek and we are also listed among the top 40 schools in Colleges that Change Lives…just to name a few.

Award-Winning Faculty

Emory & Henry College professors are ranked among the best in the nation. We have got the awards to prove it. E&H faculty has earned more State & National awards than any other college in Virginia…21–who’s counting?

Value

Not only do you value an education, but an affordable one.  As a commitment to affordability,  there has historically been little increase in tuition over a student’s four years.  On top of that 100% of our first-year students receive financial aid assistance.  We also offer plenty of scholarships and grants, and individual students received $26k-$32k in aid.

Don’t just take our word…

Listen to what the students say about their experience. Emory & Henry students rate their college well above the national average for four–year institutions according to the Student Satisfaction Inventory (SSI).

Quick Facts:
 
Founded:
1836
Location:
Emory, Virginia 
President:
John W. Wells
Undergraduate Students
1019
Graduate Students
273
Full Time Faculty
97
Acceptance Rate:
73%
Average SAT Score:
1062
Average ACT Score: 
22
Colors: 
Blue & Gold
Mascot:
Wasps
Athletics:
NCAA Division III
Conference:
Old Dominion Athletic Conference
Student Organizations:
70+