Diversity at EMU

Our diverse community welcomes people from varied faith traditions, cultures and ethnic backgrounds.
Students of all types attend private colleges

  • More than 50 faith traditions are represented on campus.
  • More than 50 countries are represented in our student body.
  • AHANA (Americans of African, Hispanic, Asian and Native American descent) students make up 24% of our undergraduate student body

Resources for students

  • The multicultural student services office nurtures a vibrant network of activities and clubs for students from diverse backgrounds.
  • The international student services office office provides a safe, friendly connection as students transition to a new culture and country and helps with details such as paperwork.
  • Our diversity task force reviews policy and creates programming to make EMU feel like “home” for all.
  • Our strategic plan includes a commitment to diversify our faculty and staff to better represent our student body.

1st Generation student more likely to graduate