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Colleges / Eastern Mennonite University

Eastern Mennonite University

Harrisonburg, VA 4-Year Private

About Eastern mennonite

Eastern Mennonite University is a private, religous school located in the small town setting of Harrisonburg, VA

Founded in 1917, Eastern mennonite currently enrolls around 1,360 students a year, including 980 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Eastern mennonite's endowment was valued at $33,077,034 in 2021. For each full-time student, Eastern mennonite spends about $11,424.

2021 Admissions Facts About Eastern mennonite

Acceptance rate: 65%

Average GPA: 3.6

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

Eastern mennonite Acceptance Rate 2021

Eastern mennonite is a moderately difficult school to get accepted to. Around 65 percent of all applicants to Eastern mennonite are accepted each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.6 on a 4.0 scale.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Eastern mennonite a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Eastern mennonite, around 85 percent return for their sophomore year.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $39,403 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Eastern mennonite sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Eastern mennonite a good school for YOU?

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College Info

1200 Park Road Harrisonburg, VA 22802-2462

Campus Setting: Small Town

Eastern mennonite Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Eastern mennonite is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Eastern mennonite is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Eastern mennonite ACT Scores


ACT Range

21 - 31

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

31 and Above


21 to 31


21 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Eastern mennonite is 23. Students with an ACT score of 31 and above have a good chance of getting into Eastern mennonite. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 31 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Eastern mennonite SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

500 - 600


Reading SAT Range

500 - 630

Eastern mennonite Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees


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Cost Breakdown
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Eastern mennonite is like? There are approximately 1,360 students enrolled at Eastern mennonite, including 967 undergraduate students and 393 graduate students. 86% percent of students attend school full-time, 63% percent are from VA and 37% percent of students are from other states.


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