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Emory & Henry College

Emory, VA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate80%

Emory And Henry College Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Emory & Henry College. The acceptance rate at Emory & Henry College is 80%. Last year, 1,704 students applied to Emory & Henry College and 1,368 were admitted.

If you are planning on applying to Emory & Henry College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Emory & Henry College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Emory & Henry College's admissions stats.

Emory & Henry College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.5
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Emory & Henry College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Emory & Henry College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Yes November 15 December 15
Early Decision II Yes January 15
Early Action No

Want to Apply Early to Emory & Henry College?

Emory & Henry College offers early decision but not early action. Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.

🗓️ Early Decision I applications are due by November 15 EDI applicants should receive a decision by December 15.

🗓️ Early Decision II applications are due January 15.

Some students apply to college early because they hope it will help their chances of acceptance. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of being admitted, since it demonstrates that you are very interested in a school.

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

More on Emory & Henry College Admissions

How Challenging Is It To Get Admitted to Emory And Henry College?

Emory And Henry College is a moderately difficult school to get into. Emory And Henry College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Emory And Henry College accepted 80% of all applicants, around 1,368 from the 1,704 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Emory And Henry College, 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.

For applicants who are not residents of Virginia, getting into Emory & Henry College is moderately difficult.

Transferring to Emory & Henry College

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Emory & Henry College

Emory & Henry College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Emory & Henry College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling 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 put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Emory & Henry College

What does Emory & Henry College 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
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Interview Very Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Geographical Residence Important
Recommendation(s) Important
State Residency Important
Talent/Ability Important
Volunteer Work Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Considered
Work Experience Considered
First Generation Considered

Make sure to check with Emory & Henry College for more information on admission factors.

Emory & Henry College Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Emory & Henry College?

Students admitted to Emory & Henry College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights 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

Emory & Henry College is not test optional. 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 Emory & Henry College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Emory & Henry College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Emory & Henry College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Emory & Henry College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Emory & Henry College?

❌ Students who are admitted to Emory & Henry College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Emory & Henry College accept transfer credits?

✅ Emory & Henry College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Emory & Henry College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Does Emory & Henry College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Emory & Henry College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Emory & Henry College?

✅ Emory & Henry College is not test optional.

What is Emory & Henry College's acceptance rate?

✅ Emory & Henry College's acceptance rate is 80%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Emory & Henry College?

✅ Emory & Henry College offers early decision but the school has not provided an acceptance rate.

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Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Emory And Henry College? Emory And Henry College is a somewhat selective institution. The Emory And Henry College acceptance rate is 80%. This means that the institution accepts 80 out of every 100 applicants.


Emory And Henry College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Emory And Henry College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Emory And Henry College is Continuous processing.

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

Emory And Henry College SAT Scores


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Emory And Henry College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Emory And Henry College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.5. 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.

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