ehc.edu
2023-2024 Best Colleges

Elevating in Excellence

Emory & Henry College secured a strong position in the U.S. News & World Report, ranking 21st among 135 peer institutions for Best Colleges. Notable rankings also include 13th for Best Undergraduate Teaching Programs in the southern region and an upward move to 68th for social mobility.

Posted December 15, 2023

Offering more than 90 majors, including new online/hybrid master’s and doctoral programs in nursing and business, the College enhanced its Center for Outdoor Studies, offering a unique semester on the Appalachian Trail for academic credit.

President John W. Wells emphasized the institution’s commitment to growth through market-relevant programs while upholding a liberal arts foundation and nurturing graduates as critical thinkers and leaders.

The rankings consider graduation rates, alumni giving, academic reputation, and support, highlighting Emory & Henry’s focus on undergraduate teaching and success for economically disadvantaged students.

Recognized for affordability and inclusion as one of the renowned Colleges of Distinction and as one of the 43 original schools championed as part of Colleges That Change Lives, Emory & Henry remains dedicated to an advanced student-centered education and search process.

Related Content

  • Speakers for The Watershed Project: A Remembrance Lyceum

    The Watershed Project: A Remembrance

    In October, the Appalachian Center for Civic Life and the Watershed Project presented an insightful event, “A Remembrance.” The event, a result of efforts from students, faculty, staff and local citizens, aimed to memorialize individuals who contributed to building the College. It included a groundbreaking video memorial crafted during the 2023 spring semester and a panel discussion. Students meticulously analyzed the College’s original account books, deciphering 19th-century handwriting. President John W. Wells invited the College community to join in this reflective moment and emphasized the importance of acknowledging the past and connecting it to the present for a more unified future. The event offered a comprehensive view of the College’s history, underscoring its ties to the broader societal context of that era.

    Read More