Cost & Financial Aid

99% percent of E&H undergraduate students receive financial aid! At Emory & Henry, we’re committed to partnering with you to make your college education affordable. Let us help you achieve a quality E&H education!

Our qualified admissions counselors and financial aid staff are available to discuss questions regarding cost and paying for college.

Our dedicated staff is committed to helping our students and families get to the bottom line to afford a quality education. 

Performance and Interest Scholarships

Additional E&H Financial Aid

Cost of Attendance

The costs shown below do not reflect any financial aid applied to the total cost of attendance. Emory & Henry is committed to providing students with renewable merit scholarships ranging from $9,000-$23,000 per year. Additional financial aid is available to help support the cost of attendance.


To receive a financial aid award and see your cost, apply to the College and complete your FAFSA® (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) with code 003709.

Comprehensive tuition now includes:

  • Books

  • Fees (parking, tuition payment plan sign-up and specific course fees excluded)

  • Tutoring

  • Personal Student Success Coach

  • Personal Academic Advisor

  • 24/7 Health and Mental Healthcare

  • 24/7 Fitness Facilities

  • AlertAware Safety App

  • Visual and Performing Arts Events

  • Student Affairs and DEI&B Events

  • Outdoor Recreation

  • F$NCAP Financial Capability Certification

  • Study Abroad Grants and Passport Assistance

  • “The Career Readiness Promise”

On average, students pay $24,000 or less per year, for tuition, room and board vs. the published price due to scholarships, grants and loans from Emory & Henry as a private institution thanks to generous donors. Financial aid can make the cost similar to many public institutions. It’s important to work with our Financial Aid Office to maximize available options. 

Comprehensive Tuition Per Year $39,000*
Housing Yearly Cost (Room) $7,650 (Varies)*

Meal Plan Yearly Cost (Board)

$6,998 (Varies)*

*This price represents the tuition cost for undergraduate full-time students. See the tuition website for a detailed listing. The cost will vary based on the selected meal plan and residence hall.

The Financial Aid Process

The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is available starting October 1 for all students enrolling the following Fall Semester. This application allows you to qualify for federal grants

Enrolling students should complete these steps

  1. Complete and Submit the FAFSA - FAFSA is now open for 24-25 academic year.

    • Emory & Henry Code: 003709
  2. Financial Aid Award Generation or Additional Requested Items

    • If the submission is successful, you will receive notification of an award letter 
    • If we run into any issues with the submission of your FAFSA, you will be contacted immediately requesting additional information
  3. Audition or interview for E&H scholarships

  4. Apply for the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant

    • $5,000 for 2023-2024 for Virginia residents. 2024-2025 amount TBD for approval by Virginia General Assembly.
      See Out-of-State Grant for non-Virginia residents.
  5. Look for outside scholarships

    • Many scholarships are available in your community and online. 
  6. Review your Financial Aid Award Letter

    • Take time as a family to review your financial aid award carefully that is provided by the Office of Financial Aid. 
    • Schedule an appointment with your Admissions Counselor to review your Financial Aid Award.
  7. Finalize Your Financial Aid