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Colleges / Eastern Mennonite University

Eastern Mennonite University

Harrisonburg, VA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate95%
Acceptance Rate95%

Eastern mennonite Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to Eastern mennonite, the application fee costs $25.

Eastern mennonite Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Eastern mennonite's admissions stats.

Eastern mennonite 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.7
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist No

Eastern Mennonite University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Eastern Mennonite University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Applying Early to Eastern mennonite?

Eastern mennonite does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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How Challenging Is It To Get Admitted to Eastern mennonite?

Eastern mennonite is a moderately difficult school to get into. Eastern mennonite evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Eastern mennonite accepted 95% of students, around 1,038 of the 1,090 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Eastern mennonite, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transferring to Eastern Mennonite University

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Eastern mennonite

Eastern mennonite has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Eastern mennonite Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Eastern mennonite

What does Eastern mennonite consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Interview Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with Eastern mennonite for more information on admission factors.

Eastern mennonite Application Requirements

To apply to Eastern mennonite, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Eastern mennonite's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Other Requirements Community Lifestyle Commitment
Transcript of High School Record
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.2

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Eastern mennonite?

Students admitted to Eastern mennonite have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Eastern mennonite does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Eastern mennonite does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Eastern Mennonite University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Eastern mennonite. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Eastern mennonite during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Eastern mennonite Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Eastern mennonite?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Eastern mennonite.

Does Eastern mennonite accept transfer credits?

✅ Eastern mennonite accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Eastern mennonite accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Eastern mennonite accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Eastern mennonite accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Eastern mennonite?

✅ Eastern mennonite is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is Eastern mennonite's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Eastern mennonite is 95%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Eastern mennonite?

❌ Eastern mennonite does not offer early decision.

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Eastern mennonite Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Eastern mennonite? Eastern mennonite is a somewhat selective institution. The Eastern mennonite acceptance rate is 95%. This means that the institution accepts 95 out of every 100 applicants.


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

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Eastern mennonite SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Eastern mennonite GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Eastern mennonite, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.7. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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