Facts & Figures

Emory & Henry is consistently ranked as a top college in a range of not... Emory & Henry is consistently ranked as a top college in a range of noteworthy areas. Founded in 1836 we have a rich and longstanding history, and going forward we have an even greater future with you.

10:1 Student-to-Teacher Ratio 

We know you want to engage. With an average class size of 14 students, you will easily be able to be involved in the discussion and have more one-on-one time with your professors. With more than 90 academic majors, minors and tracks, you will find and connect with something you are passionate about!

Award-Winning School The President's Volunteer Service Award seal

Emory & Henry is consistently ranked among the nation’s best private liberal arts institutions. Our many accolades include the Presidential Award for Service Learning, the highest national recognition for community service and service-learning; top tier recognition in Washington Monthly, USA Today, Newsweek and we are also listed among the top 40 schools in Colleges that Change Lives and recognized as a College of Distinction.

Award-Winning Faculty

Emory & Henry professors are ranked among the best in the nation. We have got the awards to prove it. E&H faculty has earned more State & National awards than any other college in Virginia…21–who’s counting?


Not only do you value an education, but an affordable one.  As a commitment to affordability,  there has historically been little increase in tuition over a student’s four years.  On top of that 100% of our first-year students receive financial aid assistance.  We also offer plenty of scholarships and grants, and individual students received $26k-$32k in aid.

Don’t just take our word…

Listen to what the students say about their experience. Emory & Henry students rate their college well above the national average for four–year institutions according to the Student Satisfaction Inventory (SSI).

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