Top 10 Reasons to Choose Emory & Henry College

Posted by Xuan Wang-Wolf
We know your college search can be overwhelming. That’s why we’ve summed up what makes Emory & Henry stand out in a crowd. Below are the top 10 reasons that students choose to attend Emory & Henry College.
  • Small class sizes and a low student-faculty ratio means you will get one-on-one interactions and assistance from professors when needed. You are more than just a number. 

  • Speaking of professors, Emory & Henry professors are some of the best in the nation. E&H faculty have won more state and national awards than any other college in Virginia. 
  • And your classes will always be taught by your professor. Not graduate students.
  • Emory & Henry offers generous academic merit scholarships. 100% of students receive financial aid. E&H ranks #8 for lowest average student debt in Virginia. 
  • Our student support services ensure you will never be alone. Free counseling services, tutoring, student success coaches, disability support, a career center and diversity, equity and inclusion programming are available to all students. 
  • You won’t spend all your time in a classroom. Emory & Henry has amazing hands-on learning opportunities ranging from research projects of your choosing to studying abroad for a few weeks or a whole semester! 
  • Be part of the 26+ Division II and intercollegiate athletics teams or cheer them on from the stands! 
  • Choose from more than 90 academic programs and tracks to study. Our career center can help you combine programs to make the degree that’s perfect for you. 
  • Where else can you hike the Appalachian Trail for college credit? 
  • If you don’t find something you like in our 85+ student organizations and interest groups, you can create it yourself! It’s easy to be involved in our campus community