A Christian University Like No Other
Professors who are mentors, an emphasis on cross-cultural study, core values of creation care, service to others and peacebuilding, world renown graduate programs – these are some of the things that make EMU a Christian college like no other.
Here in Harrisonburg, Virginia, just two hours from D.C., you can study a faith-based liberal arts curriculum that pushes you to think outside the box. You’ll study in another culture abroad or here in the United States, and consider your impact on the world. You’ll interact one-on-one with professors who care about your personal journey. You’ll discover who you are.
Questions about financial aid?
Worried about affordability? Nearly 100% of EMU students receive financial aid, and we’re committed to maintaining that level. An average assistance package is around $19,000. Close to $10 million in aid was awarded by EMU in 2012 to students like you!
Parents of current EMUers say the cost of an EMU education is comparable in the end to that at large public colleges. And 1:1 financial counseling from caring staff results in decisions you are comfortable with, that are right for you and your family. Learn more with our cost of attendance estimator.
Get to know us
Do you have to be Mennonite to attend EMU? No – about half of the student body is Mennonite. Dozens of denominations and faith traditions, and more than 30 nationalities, are all part of the EMU family. Don’t be afraid to ask questions like this – our admissions staff is here to help.
Choose EMU and choose a place where you will feel at home in a short time – whether you are a student-athlete, international student, still deciding on your major, or unfamiliar with the Mennonite community. Students admitted to EMU list “friendliness” as the number one descriptor of EMU!
We can’t wait to hear from you!