Emory And Henry College

Emory And Henry College

Emory & Henry College, E&H, is a private four year liberal arts college in Emory, Virginia that was established in 1836. It occupies a sprawling 331 acre rural campus and offers programs at the bachelors degree level in art, science, humanities, and business administration.

Emory & Henry College students participate in division III of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. The college sponsors teams for baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, softball, soccer, swimming, tennis, and volleyball. The nickname of E&H athletics teams is the Wasps. Students who require financial assistance can take advantage of loans, grants, work study programs and scholarships like the Patrick Henry or the John Emory Scholarships.

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Emory and Henry College
1 Garnand Drive
Emory , VA 24327-0947
General Phone: (276) 944-4121

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Emory and Henry Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts50East Asian studies, European studies, Near/Middle east studies, French studies, Spanish studies, French language, Spanish language, English, creative writing, ...
Education and Teaching31education, art education, business teaching, English teaching, math teaching, music teaching, physical education teaching, biology teaching, chemistry teaching, ...
Science29biology, chemistry, physics
Business and Management23business management, accounting, international business
Therapy and Counseling19psychology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy18health and physical education, sports and fitness management, athletic trainer
Media13mass communication
Drama and Performing Arts10drama, acting, directing, stagecraft
Religion and Philosophy8philosophy, religion
Art Studies4art studies
Conservation and Resource Management4environmental studies, environmental science
Family and Social Work3community organization
Design1graphic design
Computer Science and Engineering0computer and info science, computer science
Music0music performance, various music studies

Number of programs and degrees for Emory and Henry in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree21662
Master's degree43

Emory and Henry Student Body

In 2007-2008, Emory and Henry had a total enrollment of 1,026 students (899 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 49%
Women 51%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 95%
Graduate 5%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 88%
Black 6%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 42%
20-21 37%
22-24 8%
25-29 1%
30-34 1%
35-39 1%
40-49 2%
50-64 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

North Carolina12%
West Virginia1%

Emory and Henry Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 68 %

Emory and Henry Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal450580
SAT Math430560
SAT Writing430540
ACT Verbal1924
ACT Math1823
ACT Composite1925

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT75%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT25%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Emory and Henry Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 23,860
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 23,860
Room and board $ 7,980
Room charge $ 3,930
Board (meal plan) charge $ 4,050
Books and supplies $ 700
Other expenses $ 2,200

Financial Aid:
Emory and Henry participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 370900)

Emory and Henry Faculty

Emory and Henry has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year14$76,5483$65,435
Associate professoracademic year11$57,2677$52,628
Assistant professoracademic year13$46,9489$46,200
Instructoracademic year3$42,2956$35,833
No academic rankacademic year4$41,9826$38,581
All faculty totalacademic year45$57,92831$46,032

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Emory and Henry Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Old Dominion Athletic Conference
Basketball Old Dominion Athletic Conference
Baseball Old Dominion Athletic Conference
Track Old Dominion Athletic Conference

Emory and Henry Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies

Graphic Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Directing and Theatrical Production
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Business Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Education, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
French Language Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education

Family And Social Work
Community Organization and Advocacy

Liberal Arts
American Government and Politics (United States)
Creative Writing
East Asian Studies
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
European Studies/Civilization
French Language and Literature
French Studies
Geography, Other
History, General
History, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Political Science and Government, Other
Public/Applied History and Archival Administration
Spanish Language and Literature
Spanish and Iberian Studies

Mathematics, General

Mass Communication/Media Studies

Music Performance, General
Music, Other

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Health and Physical Education, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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