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Eastern mennonite Student Life

Eastern mennonite is on a 93-acre campus in a small town setting in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Eastern mennonite has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Eastern mennonite does not have fraternities or sororities.

Eastern mennonite has a thriving Young People's Christian Association. In fact, more students participate in Young People's Christian Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Eastern mennonite include Student Government Association, Student Education Association, Creation Care Council and Black Student Union.

Eastern mennonite students' favorite campus traditions are Fall Festival, Multicultural Week and Spring Fling.

Does Eastern mennonite Offer Student Housing?

Eastern mennonite offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Eastern mennonite students live off campus. In 2021, 44% of undergrads at Eastern mennonite lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 56% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Eastern mennonite. There are 660 spots available in on-campus housing for all 980 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 433 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 80% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Eastern mennonite offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Eastern mennonite Athletics

At Eastern mennonite there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Eastern mennonite:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Track And Field NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Golf NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Volleyball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3

Safety at Eastern mennonite

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus. The Eastern mennonite campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Eastern mennonite

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Eastern mennonite, take Interstate 81 to Harrisonburg, VA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Shenandoah Valley Regional airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Virginia you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Eastern mennonite's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Eastern mennonite Students

60%

Women

40%

Men

85%

Full Time

15%

Part Time

63%

In State

37%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

Undergraduate Students

980

Graduate Students

380

Eastern mennonite Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,360

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

65%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$39,220

Out-of-State

$39,220

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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