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. Emory & Henry College has only around 980 enrolled students, which allows them to offer smaller classes.

Students can submit either the SAT or ACT exam scores to this school. A score within the range of 1290 to 1660 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 66% with 24% 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 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Emory & Henry College was reported as 65.7% in Fall 2013 with over 1,660 college 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

  • SAT Scores: 1290 - 1660
  • 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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Emory & Henry College has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 70.2%
  • 2010-2011: 70.3%
  • 2011-2012: 70.9%
  • 2012-2013: 72.1%
  • 2013-2014: 65.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 69.2%

How Does Emory & Henry College Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Emory & Henry College is eighteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Virginia Intermont College96.5%
Lees-McRae College66.5%
Bluefield College57.3%
Alice Lloyd College37.6%
Montreat College54.3%

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
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Emory & Henry College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading430 - 560
Math450 - 560
Writing410 - 540
Total Score1290 - 1660
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 25
Math17 - 25
Composite Score18 - 25
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