• Welcome
    Home
    Homecoming 2023
    See you at Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 14!
    Schedule of Events
  • Emory & Henry Board of Trustees
    Approves Transition
    From College
    to University

    Learn more about E&H’s University Status for Fall 2024. 

  • $4 Million Gift
    from Food City
    Sets the Pace!
    Construction starts for a new MultiSport Complex to open spring 2024, home to track & field, lacrosse and soccer.
    Read More
  • Preparing
    You for the
    World of Work
    95% of the class of 2022 are employed or in grad school. Our students interned and accepted positions at top employers. Discover how we can help you succeed at the Career Center.
  • Women’s Rugby
    & Lacrosse
    New to E&H Athletics
    Women’s Rugby and Lacrosse are ready to hit the field!
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  • Opera Star
    Michael Austin
    Performs on Campus
    Renowned international opera star and Emory & Henry alumnus Michael Austin ’75 will perform at the McGlothlin Center for the Arts on Sunday, October 15 at 3 p.m.
    Learn More
  • Now is the Time
    to Explore

    Emory & Henry College is an outdoor lover’s dream. Learn more about how you can hike the Appalachian Trail for credit and our inclusive Outdoor Recreation activities.
    Semester-A-Trail
    Center for Outdoor Studies

  • Celebrate
    the Arts
    See our upcoming performances and gallery exhibitions for the 2023-24 season at the McGlothlin Center for the Arts.
    Upcoming Arts Events
  • Fall in Love
    with Campus
    Join the Blue & Gold!
    Join us and visit Emory & Henry for our Oct. 21 Blue & Gold Open House.
    Learn More and Register for Open House
  • Online
    Nursing
    Programs
    Further your nursing career and earn your degree on your own time!
    RN to BSN Program
    MSN Program
  • Join Us
    for Fall 2024
    Applications for fall 2024 enrollment are open. Apply Now
    Take a tour of campus. Schedule a Visit

A campus of extraordinary beauty

Since 1836, Emory & Henry College has found its home in the natural, mountainous Appalachian highlands. With two campus locations in Southwest Virginia and more than 90 academic fields of study, Emory & Henry is an exciting and enriching place for students to learn and live!

Schedule A Visit Launch Interactive Tour

Check out the complete interactive campus tour of Emory & Henry College.

View of the Emory & Henry Campusplay immersive experience

Within the village of Emory, Va. our 168-acre historic Emory Campus holds every facility students need to excel.

Entrance to Kelly Library with statues of John Emory and Patrick Henryplay immersive experience

The Kelly Library seeks to be the central hub of a vibrant and diverse learning community.

Wiley Hall Administrative Building and the Alumni Plazaplay immersive experience

The iconic Wiley Hall is the administrative building and houses Admissions, Financial Aid and the Paul Adrian Powell, III Student Success Center.

McGlothlin Center for the Artsplay immersive experience

The McGlothlin Center of the Arts enhances the liberal arts curriculum through offering performing and visual arts events in galleries, theatres and through the College radio station.

Emory & Henry Memorial Chapelplay immersive experience

The Memorial Chapel, notable for its stained glass, provides worship opportunities for students and is a venue for College and local events.

The van Vlissingen Center for Career & Professional Developmentplay immersive experience

The van Vlissingen Center for Career & Professional Development assists students with choosing a major, finding internships, and preparing for the world of work or graduate school.

Emory & Henry Duck Pondplay immersive experience

The naturally spring-fed Duck Pond is a favorite spot for students to study and observe the ducks.

The Village student housing communityplay immersive experience

The Village is a student community of townhouses, the Emory Mercantile, post office, health center, Bear Necessiteas & Coffee café and more.

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The Health Sciences Campus in Marion has renovated state-of-the-art facilities that prepare students for careers in healthcare with various graduate degrees.

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Additional off-campus locations include the 75-acre Bartlett Crowe field station for environmental sciences study in Glade Spring and the Equestrian Center in Bristol.

Spencer Carter

“My time at Emory & Henry has been tremendous in providing opportunities and preparing me for medical school.”

—Spencer Carter, ’23, on how his experience at Emory & Henry has prepared him for the future

Hometown:
Saltville, Va.
Map of Saltville, Va.

Spencer Carter earned bachelor’s degrees in Biology and Chemistry. Learn how you can today!

Top Stories

Emory & Henry was ranked 21 of 135 peer institutions by U.S. News & World Report, Best Colleges for 2023-24, offering more than 9...

Emory & Henry Ranks 21 of 135 Regional University (South) Rankings from U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges

Emory & Henry had a strong showing in the U.S. News & World Report, Best Colleges for 2023-24, earning the number 21 spot of the Best Colleges amongst 135 peer institutions. Emory & Henry was also ranked #13 for Best Undergraduate Teaching Programs among regional universities in the south and #68 for Social Mobility moving up nine spots amongst its peers.

Emory & Henry College climbed to 1,105 residents this fall, the largest number of undergraduate students on the Emory campus since 2004!

Emory & Henry College Welcomes Largest Amount of Undergraduate Students to its Emory, Virginia Campus Since 2004

The population of Southwest Virginia increased by 1,105 residents this fall with the largest number of undergraduate Emory & Henry College students to attend classes on its Emory campus since 2004, representing a 2.1% increase over the previous year.

Members of College leadership and the community celebrated the announcement on Monday, March 27 at Van Dyke Center

Emory & Henry Trustees Vote to Approve Transition From College to University Status

Members of the Board of Trustees at Emory & Henry College reviewed and approved the new 2023-2026 strategic plan “Elevate in Excellence,” at its March 25, 2023, meeting that included a status change to move from a college to a private regional comprehensive university to be fully implemented as Emory & Henry University by Fall 2024.

Save the Date

  • Apr 13
    Location: McGlothlin Center for the Arts, Emory & Henry College
    Time:  9:00am—1:00pm
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