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Located in Harrisonburg, Virginia, Eastern Mennonite University is a private not-for-profit institution. The city atmosphere of Harrisonburg makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

82 Undergraduate Degrees
19 Graduate Degrees
$37,588 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
72% Acceptance Rate

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Eastern Mennonite University Rankings

Eastern Mennonite is ranked #6 out of 37 schools in Virginia.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Where Is Eastern Mennonite University?


Contact details for Eastern Mennonite are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1200 Park Rd, Harrisonburg, VA 22802-2462
Phone: 540-432-4000

How Do I Get Into Eastern Mennonite?

You can apply to Eastern Mennonite online at:

Admission Requirements for Eastern Mennonite

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Eastern Mennonite?

72% Acceptance Rate
63% Of Accepted Are Women
76% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 72%, Eastern Mennonite may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 37% of accepted students are men and 63% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 72%, and the acceptance rate for women is 72%.

Average Test Scores

About 76% of students accepted to Eastern Mennonite submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 620. Math scores were between 490 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Eastern Mennonite University  ( 490 to 620 )

SAT Math Scores for Eastern Mennonite University  ( 490 to 610 )
Eastern Mennonite received ACT scores from 15% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 31. Math scores were between 20 and 29. Composite scores were between 22 and 30.

ACT English Scores for Eastern Mennonite University  ( 20 to 31 )
ACT Math Scores for Eastern Mennonite University  ( 20 to 29 )
ACT Composite Scores for Eastern Mennonite University  ( 22 to 30 )

Can I Afford Eastern Mennonite University?

$37,588 Net Price
71% Take Out Loans
4.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Eastern Mennonite is $37,588. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Eastern Mennonite, approximately 71% of students took out student loans averaging $8,060 a year. That adds up to $32,240 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Eastern Mennonite is 4.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Eastern Mennonite University Undergraduate Student Diversity

812 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 896 undergraduate students at Eastern Mennonite, with 812 being full-time and 84 being part-time.


There are also 498 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 812 full-time undergraduates at Eastern Mennonite, 40% are male and 60% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Eastern Mennonite University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 20
Black or African American 69
Hispanic or Latino 69
White 526
International Students 23
Other Races/Ethnicities 105

Geographic Diversity

Virginia students aren't the only ones who study at Eastern Mennonite University. At this time, 17 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 37 countries are represented at Eastern Mennonite. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, China, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Eastern Mennonite University

420 Took All Classes Online
1,020 Took At Least One Class Online
17.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 1,020 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Eastern Mennonite has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 7th most popular in Virginia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Eastern Mennonite

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Eastern Mennonite University was 17.9%. This is the #771 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Eastern Mennonite regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Eastern Mennonite ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Eastern Mennonite.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Nursing Administration #88
Nursing Practice #119
Nursing #489

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Eastern Mennonite University Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 82 0 0 82
Nursing Administration 0 15 0 15
Nursing Practice 0 0 4 4
TOTAL 82 15 4 101


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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