Emory & Henry College

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Emory & Henry College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Emory, VA, a predominately rural area. Nearly 1,400 students are enrolled at Emory & Henry College.

Students can submit either the SAT or ACT exam scores to this school. A score within the range of 960 to 1170 on the SAT exam, or 18 to 25 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Emory & Henry College average GPA ranges from 2.89 to 3.33 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of around 73% with 23% of applicants deciding to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at ehc.edu.

Overall Emory & Henry College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Emory & Henry College was reported as 73.1% in Fall 2020 with over 1,650 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 18 - 25
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Emory & Henry College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Emory & Henry College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Emory & Henry College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 69.9%
  • 2017-2018: 72.2%
  • 2018-2019: 69.5%
  • 2019-2020: 73.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 66.5%

How Does Emory & Henry College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Emory & Henry College is twenty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
King College62.1%
Lees-McRae College54.8%
The University of Virginia's College at Wise59.4%
Bluefield College99.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Emory & Henry College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 600
Math470 - 570
Total Score960 - 1170
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 25
Math18 - 24
Composite Score18 - 25
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