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Fast Facts 2022


  • 98% of 2021 job-seeking graduates were employed within one year
  • 100% of job-seeking nursing graduates are offered jobs within one month of graduation
  • 100% of recent graduates who applied for a teaching position had been hired within a year of graduating
  • Over the past 15 years, students who completed EMU’s pre-professional health sciences program enjoyed:
    • 91% acceptance rate to physical therapy schools
    • 78% to physician assistant programs
    • 78% to medical schools
  • 100% of recent business and leadership grads:
    • who sat for the CPA exam passed, the majority on the first try
    • who were looking for jobs were offered jobs upon graduation
  • 83% of internships in 2018-19 turned Into a permanent full-time job upon graduation

Academic Excellence

  • Student/faculty ratio: 11:1
  • Median class size: 14
  • Undergrad fields of study: 45+ programs of study
  • Graduate degrees and certificates: 30
  • Faculty: 70% of faculty have terminal degrees (the top degree in their field)
  • EMU became test-free for ACT and SAT as of March 2020 (EMU does not require students to submit SAT and ACT test scores, nor will test scores be considered in the admissions evaluation)
  • 100% of students participate in intercultural study


  • 30% BIPOC or international students
  • 39+ states represented
  • 40+ countries of citizenship represented for all enrolled students
  • 60+ faith traditions and denominations represented


Affiliation: NCAA Division III

Conference: Old Dominion Athletic Conference

41% of all undergraduates are athletes

107 students 
were named ODAC All-Academic Team in 2020-21

17 Varsity Team Sports

  • Men’s: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball
  • Women’s: Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Triathlon, Volleyball

Campus Life

  • 15+ rec sport options
  • 35+ student clubs and organizations
  • 6 music ensembles
  • Annual theater productions

Rankings and Recognitions

  • Ranked #5 Best College Town in America by Travel + Leisure Magazine
  • EMU is a Forbes Best Return on Investment (ROI) University. The Grateful Grads Index ranks colleges based on alumni satisfaction with their college experience and the success of grads
  • Princeton Review ranked EMU as a top “Green College”
  • Ranked #10 by Best Choice Schools in 45 Top Colleges to Study Abroad
  • The 2019 US News & World Report lists EMU as one of the “Best Colleges” in the regional south
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