Abstract Background Image Banner
#1829 Overall Influence #835 Desirability Rank

Emory and Henry College

Private, coeducational liberal arts college located in Emory, Virginia, United States

From Wikipedia

is a private liberal arts college in Emory, Virginia. The campus comprises of Washington County, which is part of the Appalachian highlands of Southwest VirginiaHistory John Emory, a renowned Methodist bishop, and Patrick Henry, an American patriot and Virginia's first governor, though some research suggests the name honors Henry's sister Elizabeth Henry Campbell Russell, who lived in nearby Saltville and Chilhowie. The college was founded upon the principles of vital faith and civic engagement by Creed Fulton, a Methodist minister; Colonel William Byars; Tobias Smyth, a Methodist farmer; and Alexander Findlay, a Methodist businessman.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

1,781

Acceptance

75%

Graduation Rate

54%

Median SAT Score

1065

Median ACT Score

21

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$34,500

Fees (in-state)

$600

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$13,366
30K - 48K$14,583
48K - 75K$17,679
75K - 110K$22,188
110K+$26,224

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$45,000

Employed

92%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

1K

Under-Grads

1K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

30461 Garnand Drive, Emory VA 24327-0947

What is Emory and Henry College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#2294 World Rank
Education
#1343 World Rank
Political Science
#1166 World Rank
Mathematics
#1604 World Rank
History
#3460 World Rank
Business
#2040 World Rank
Literature
#1709 World Rank
Religious Studies
#1823 World Rank
Physics
#1810 World Rank
Communications
#1612 World Rank
Psychology
#3962 World Rank
Medical
#3848 World Rank
Biology
#2753 World Rank
Philosophy
#3190 World Rank
Economics
#4199 World Rank
Chemistry
#3872 World Rank
Sociology

Other areas of influence

#515 World Rank
Social Work
#1126 World Rank
Law
#2837 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#3042 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#3890 World Rank
Nursing
#4806 World Rank
Anthropology
#4939 World Rank
Computer Science
#11269 World Rank
Engineering

Influential People

Who are Emory and Henry College's Most influential alumni?

Emory and Henry College 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Law, and Mathematics

Michael Chitwood

Poet

Byron Breedlove

Researcher

Cathy C. Schubert

Professor of geriatrics

Jeff Bary

American astronomer

Jerry H. Geisler

American politician and lawyer

Craft Akard

American politician

Alexander G. Crockett

Member of the Senate of Virginia

Archibald Hunter Arrington Williams

American politician

James W. Reid

American politician, North Carolina

Robert Ridgway

Robert Ridgway

American politician

James Stewart Martin

James Stewart Martin

American politician

Alexander G. Penn

American politician