Emory and Henry College

Emory and Henry College Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Emory and Henry College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Emory and Henry College was awarded 55 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is sports management.

Overall Quality

Emory & Henry College is ranked #1,201 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

Emory & Henry College also holds the #33 spot on the Best Colleges in Virginia ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Emory & Henry College?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Emory and Henry College is 72%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Emory & Henry College is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

About 68% of students accepted to Emory & Henry College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 498 and 590. Math scores were between 490 and 580.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Emory and Henry College  ( 498 to 590 )

SAT Math Scores for Emory and Henry College  ( 490 to 580 )
Emory & Henry College received ACT scores from 45% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 25.

ACT Composite Scores for Emory and Henry College  ( 19 to 25 )

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Emory and Henry College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Emory & Henry College, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 11 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Emory and Henry College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Emory and Henry College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Emory and Henry College has a freshmen retention rate of 76%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  76 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from Emory & Henry College have a four-year graduation rate of 38%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  38 out of 100

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Emory and Henry College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,019 undergraduates at Emory & Henry College with 988 being full-time and 31 being part-time.

How Much Does Emory and Henry College Cost?

The overall average net price of Emory & Henry College is $18,593. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Emory & Henry College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$13,366 $14,583 $17,679 $22,188 $26,224

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Emory & Henry College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Emory & Henry College, approximately 78% of students took out student loans averaging $6,699 a year. That adds up to $26,796 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Emory & Henry College is 11.0%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do Emory & Henry College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Emory & Henry College make around $40,700 per year during the early years of their employment. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


See which majors at Emory and Henry College make the most money.

Location of Emory and Henry College

Emory and Henry College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Emory, Virginia. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.

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Contact details for Emory & Henry College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 30461 Garnand Drive, Emory, VA 24327-0947
Phone: 276-944-4121
Website: www.ehc.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/emoryandhenry
Twitter: https://twitter.com/emoryandhenry

Emory and Henry College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 39 majors graduated from Emory and Henry College. Of these students, 259 received undergraduate degrees and 114 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Health & Physical Education 34 NA
General Psychology 26 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 19 NA
Business Administration & Management 18 $34,700
Communication & Media Studies 15 NA
Sociology 13 NA
General Biology 12 NA
History 12 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 11 NA
Drama & Theater Arts 11 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Emory and Henry College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Emory & Henry College

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2018-2019, 59 students took at least one online class at Emory and Henry College. This is an increase from the 21 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 59 0
2017-2018 21 0
2016-2017 52 0
2015-2016 10 0
2013-2014 0 0

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Notes and References


*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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