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Average package

Parent Income Average Award Award Range
0 – 35,000 24,959 8,000-30,097
35,001 – 58,000 25,026 16,200-30,260
58,001 – 74,000 23,035 10,433-30,146
74,001 – 90,000 20,102 10,881-28,120
90,001 – 115,000 16,175 3,500-24,101
115,000+ 12,936 3,000-27,175

Financial Aid at EMU

We know cost is a huge consideration during your college search. You’ll be surprised how affordable an EMU education really is.

  • Nearly 100% of undergrads receive financial aid.
  • An average assistance package is around $23,000.
  • Close to $11 million in aid was awarded by EMU in 2013.

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.

Did you know…

  • Virginia residents automatically get grants each year! The 2013-14 award is $3,100.
  • EMU matches church donations toward tuition
  • If your parents are alumni or employed here you get a grant!

EMU’s FAFSA code is 003708. Complete your FAFSA by April 15!

Average financial aid information

The chart to the right estimates recent federal, state, and institutional financial assistance awards received by freshman. Our financial aid staff works closely with families and students on the many options related to paying for college expenses:

Donors also play an important part in affordability; the average student at EMU pays only 70% of actual costs thanks to generous gifts from EMU supporters. Close to $10 million in aid was awarded by EMU in 2012.

Contact the financial aid team of counselors

Our office is located on the first floor of the Campus Center. Visit us in person, e-mail or call the numbers below if you have financial issues and questions. We’re here to help.

Toll-free US: 800-330-9683
Local/international: 540-432-4137