Cost & Financial Aid

At Emory & Henry College, we’re committed to partnering with you to make your college education affordable. Let us help you achieve a quality E&H education!

Our Financial Aid Office and Admission Counselors are here to assist with all your financial questions. Our dedicated staff is committed to helping our students and families get to the bottom line to afford a quality education. We offer a variety of scholarships and financial aid.

Academic Merit Scholarships

Performance and Interest Scholarships

Additional E&H Financial Aid

One hundred percent of students receive financial aid! The average first-year financial aid package for students with demonstrated need ranges from $26,000 to $32,000 per year over the course of four years. Complete your FAFSA® (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to get started with code 003709 beginning October 1.

2021-2022 Costs 
Tuition Per Year* $34,500
Room Cost** $7,200

Meal Plan Cost**


Student Fees


*This price represents the tuition cost for new, full-time students. See tuition and fees for a detailed listing.
**Total direct charges may vary based on the selected meal plan and residence hall.

The Financial Aid Process

The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is available starting October 1 for all students enrolling the following Fall Semester. This application allows you to qualify for federal grants

Enrolling students should complete these steps

  1. Complete and Submit the FAFSA - Priority Deadline March 1 of enrollment year (FAFSA opens October 1 preceding enrollment year)

    • Emory & Henry College Code: 003709
  2. Financial Aid Award generation or Additional Requested Items

    • If the submission is successful, you will receive notification of an award letter (typically we begin processing information two months after October 1)
    • If we run into any issues with the submission of your FAFSA, you will be contacted immediately requesting additional information
  3. Audition or interview for E&H scholarships

  4. Apply for Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant

    • $4,000 for 2021-2022 for Virginia residents. 2022-2023 amount TBD.
      See Out-of-State Grant for non-Virginia residents.
  5. Look for outside scholarships

    • Many scholarships are available in your community and online. 
  6. Review your Financial Aid Award Letter

    • Take time as a family to review your financial aid award carefully that is provided by the Office of Financial Aid. 
    • Schedule an appointment with your Admissions Counselor to review your Financial Aid Award.
  7. Finalize Your Financial Aid