EMU ranked sixth among Virginia liberal arts colleges by Niche

In a nationwide survey, Eastern Mennonite University earned several top rankings, including #5 out of 26 Best Small Colleges in Virginia, from Niche’s 2023 Best College Rankings, released in August. The university was also named

  • #2 out of 20 on the Best Colleges with No Application Fee in Virginia;
  • #3 out of 14 Best Christian Colleges in Virginia
  • #4 out of 21 Best Colleges for Nursing in Virginia.

In national rankings, EMU was listed as #65 out of 345 in the Best Christian Colleges of America.

High marks were reported for diversity, value, campus and academics.

Niche grades and rankings are calculated using dozens of public data sets from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, Office of Post-Secondary Education, The Center for Measuring University Performance, College Scorecard Data (post-graduate earnings) from the U.S. Department of Education; the Brookings Institute; and National Science Foundation.

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