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EMU Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

61.2%
Admission Difficulty for Eastern Mennonite University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into EMU? The school has a 61% acceptance rate. Last year, 743 out of 1,215 applicants were admitted making EMU a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent. Eastern Mennonite University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
970-1240
Applicants Submitting SAT
79%
SAT Scores for Eastern Mennonite University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 970
SAT Scores for Eastern Mennonite University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1240
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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Eastern Mennonite University?

Eastern Mennonite University typically requires applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 835. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1105 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 79 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Eastern Mennonite University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1240 and Above Good >73%
1105 to 1240 Avg + 61%-73%
970 to 1105 Avg - 48%-61%
835 to 970 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 835 Low <35%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
20-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
28%
ACT Scores for Eastern Mennonite University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Eastern Mennonite University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 28
ACT Composite 75th 28
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into EMU?

Admission data indicates that EMU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. 28 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Eastern Mennonite University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Eastern Mennonite University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >73%
24 to 28 Avg + 61%-73%
20 to 24 Avg - 48%-61%
16 to 20 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 16 Low <35%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.5
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Eastern Mennonite University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Eastern Mennonite University was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as EMU accepts 61% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Eastern Mennonite University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 36% Good
3.50 to 3.75 14% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 14% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 15% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

Eastern Mennonite University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 699 516 1,215
Accepted 449 294 743
Acceptance Rate 64% 57% 61%
Enrolled 131 92 223
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 29% 31% 30%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Eastern Mennonite University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Eastern Mennonite University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Eastern Mennonite University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=232043 IPEDS survey data for Eastern Mennonite University.