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L E A D TO G E T H E R

HARRISONBURG, VIRGINIA


LEARN TO G E T H E R More than ever, the world needs people who can work together. You can help by becoming a unifying leader at EMU where you will enhance your ability to recognize, respect, and understand diverse viewpoints. Gain a skill set that will set you apart and never expire, wherever you go and whatever you do. At EMU, we take small class sizes to a higher level, which means you will receive personalized guidance and unique careerfocused experiences. You will choose from courses from our 50+ programs of study. Then, meet regularly with a dedicated academic advisor as you progress along a customized schedule that prepares you for career possibilities. At EMU, your experiences and skills are valued contributions. Together, we can accomplish great things.


OUTCOMES

98%

of EMU students employed within a year of graduation.

100%

of nursing graduates are offered jobs before graduation.

100%

of teacher education program grads are employed within six months of graduation.

STUDENTS WHO COMPLETED EMU’S PRE-PROFESSIONAL HEALTH PROGRAM:

93%

were accepted into physical therapy school

85%

were accepted into physician’s assistant programs

81%

ACADEMICS

were accepted into medical school

10:1

EMU STUDENTS

Student-faculty ratio

3.6

15

1090

78%

24

median class size

of faculty have terminal degrees

Average GPA

Average SAT

Average ACT


EXPERIENCE TO G E T H E R EMU is designed with connection and community in mind. It is not a one-size-fits-all university that takes thousands of students through the same process year after year. Instead, we will work together to provide a tailored experience that puts you in charge. We take the time to get to know you and provide specific opportunities that will help you tap into your full potential. Many of these experiences will take place outside of the classroom at internships, campus events, club gatherings, athletic events, residence life dorms, and in the incredible spontaneous moments that take place every day on campus. During your time at EMU, you will begin to see new possibilities as you grow, take risks and master skills, all within an environment that supports and challenges you to become the best possible version of yourself. Together, we will accomplish great things.

IN OUR CURRENT TIMES, knowledge is readily available and any fact can be easily checked or learned online. However, the soft skills, the ones distinctly human, are very difficult to replace. EMU grads are sought-after by employers because of these qualities, in fields such as nursing, education, and beyond.

#5

Best College Town in America Travel + Leisure Magazine

1 hr

Shenandoah National Park and George Washington National Forest each less than 1 hr from campus.


15+

rec sport options

30+

student clubs/ organizations

19 VARSITY SPORTS TEAMS MEN’S:

Baseball Basketball Cross Country Golf Soccer Track & Field Volleyball

WOMEN’S:

Basketball Cross Country Field Hockey Golf Lacrosse Soccer Softball Track & Field Triathlon Volleyball


LIFE TO G E T H E R Join a broad faith community with a global impact. Here, you will learn to be rooted in who you are, to articulate your faith, and to put it into action. The EMU core values of community, service to others, sustainability, peacemaking and discipleship come from a rich Christian tradition that strengthens the EMU experience. Join students from a variety of backgrounds and places. Arrive with a common goal: To make a difference in the world by pursuing meaningful careers and living with intent. EMU graduates become unifying leaders who can clearly articulate what they believe. They are able to engage in thoughtful dialogue in an increasingly polarized society.


The Princeton Review 2018

TOP 50

30

states represented on campus

Guide to Green Schools

RELIGION AND DIVERSITY

50+

31+

35%

4.1%

denominations and faith traditions in addition to Mennonite.

undergraduate students of color

More than 50 countries represented on campus.

Undergraduate international

You are stepping into a world where the stats are discouraging. People’s actions are unpredictable, leader’s decisions are nerve-wracking. Step out. Whatever your calling may be, defend peace and justice with your actions, your interactions, and your attitude. Most especially, when issues are no longer trending, and the hashtags are no longer hashing, and the lights and cameras are off. Defend peace, defend justice, you can never go wrong. LEYMAH GBOWEE a Nobel Laureate and EMU graduate delivered these words at EMU’s commencement ceremony in 2018


D I S CO V E R TO G E T H E R Regardless of your major, you will graduate with hands-on experiences related to your field. You will also graduate with incredible life experiences through the cross-cultural component of the core curriculum, which has been required since 1982. Every semester, groups of EMU students travel near and far with a professor who has lived or worked extensively in the region. Learn history where it happened and speak a new language with those who use it every day. The world will become your classroom and you will more deeply understand your place in it. After all, the more you see, the more you are capable of seeing. You may also choose to travel while staying closer to campus at the Washington Community Scholars Center that provides both housing and classrooms. Gain life and career experiences in the heart of our nation’s capital. EMU is one of the only small liberal arts schools with an internship program in Washington, DC that is supported by DC-based faculty and a brick-and-mortar facility.

FACT: EMU’s first off-campus trips were offered in 1972.


90%

of EMU seniors participated in two or more high-impact experiences, which significantly outperforms peer institutions.

#10

Named #10 by Best Choice Schools in 45 Top Colleges to Study Abroad.

UPCOMING DESTINATIONS

FALL 2019 VIENNA & EUROPE

WASHINGTON COMMUNITY SCHOLARS’ CENTER (WCSC)

SPRING 2020 GUATEMALA & COLOMBIA

Available every semester: EMU’s cross-cultural urban studies, internship, and community living experience in the nation’s capital.

SUMMER 2020 CHINA GUATEMALA LITHUANIA


Nearly 100% of undergrads receive financial aid Âť The average assistance package is over $36,000 Âť Over $16 million in aid will be awarded by EMU in 2019-20.

FINANCIAL AID ESTIMATOR To receive a quick, personalized estimate based on your information, please use the EMU financial aid estimator at emu.edu/financial-aid/estimator

emu.edu/financial-aid EMAIL: admiss@emu.edu TOLL-FREE U.S.: 800-368-2665


SCHEDULE YOUR VISIT INDIVIDUAL VISITS AVAILABLE DAILY We understand our official open house programs do not always fit into your schedule. We would still love for you to visit us and we would be happy to coordinate an individual Daily Campus Visit!

OPEN HOUSE I SEPTEMBER 28, 2019 OPEN HOUSE II NOVEMBER 15, 2019 HONORS WEEKEND (invitation only) JANUARY 31 FEBRUARY 1, 2020 SCHOLARSHIP DAY FEBRUARY 1, 2020

REGISTER NOW! emu.edu/visit 800-368-2665

ADMITTED STUDENT DAY MARCH 21, 2020 OPEN HOUSE III APRIL 4, 2020

AT-A-GLANCE SESSIONS JANUARY 20, 2020 (MLK Day)

Washington D.C.

FEBRUARY 17, 2020 (Presidents’ Day)

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Why EMU? More than ever, the world needs people who can work together. At EMU, we know that success does not happen in isolation. Join our community where we will invite you to take risks and go beyond.

PROGRAMS OF STUDY

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MAJORS & MINORS Accounting Art Bible, Religion and Theology Biochemistry Biology Business Administration Chemistry Clinical Laboratory Science Coaching* Computer Science Criminology and Restorative Justice* Digital Communication* Digital Media and Communication Digital Video Production* Early/Primary Education Licensure Economics Elementary Education Licensure Engineering English Environmental and Social Sustainability Environmental Science Environmental Sustainability Gender Studies* Global Development Global Studies Health and Physical Education History History and Social Science Honors Program* Human Resource Management* Humanitarian Action Leadership*

Interfaith Studies* International Business Journalism* Kinesiology and Exercise Science* Leadership and Organizational Management (degree completion program) Leadership* Liberal Arts Marketing Mathematics Music Neuroscience* Nonprofit Management* Nursing Nursing (RN–BS degree completion program) Organizational Leadership Peacebuilding Peacebuilding and Development Philosophy and Theology* Photography Physics* Political Science Political Studies* Pre-Law* Pre-Professional Health Sciences Psychology Recreation and Sport Management Religious and Intercultural Studies* Secondary Education Licensure Social Work Sociology Spanish Language and Hispanic Studies

Theater* Writing Studies Youth Ministry* PRE-PROFESSIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS All-Grade Education (PreK-12) Early/Primary Education Licensure (PreK-3) Elementary Education Licensure (PreK-6) Secondary Education Licensure (6-12) Special Education Licensure (K-12) Pre-Professional Health Sciences GRADUATE PROGRAMS MA in Biomedicine MBA (on-site & online) MA in Conflict Transformation MA in Counseling MA in Education MA in Healthcare Management MA in Interdisciplinary Studies MA in Organizational Leadership MA in Restorative Justice MS in Nursing (online) Doctor of Nursing Practice (Online) EASTERN MENNONITE SEMINARY *Available as a minor only

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