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Institutional Effectiveness

General Statistics

Fall 2015 Undergraduate Enrollment (headcount) — 252

Fall 2015 Average ACT score of incoming students — 23

Fall 2015 Student/teacher ratio — 8:1

Fall 2015 First-to-Second Year Retention Rate — 83.8%
(National rate for comparable colleges offering bachelor's degrees only - 57%)
Source: ACT Institutional Data File, 2015

Spring 2015 to Fall 2015 Retention Rate — 83%

Fall 2015 Completion Rate (within 6 years) — 51.4%
(National rate for comparable colleges offering bachelor's degrees only - 39.9%) 
Source: ACT Institutional Data File, 2015

Placement rates for 2014 graduates:

  • Biblical Studies and Bible Exposition and Exegesis graduates with full-time employment or in pursuit of graduate studies — 83%
  • Biblical Studies and Bible Exposition and Exegesis graduates
    pursuing graduate studies — 33%
  • Professional studies graduates (Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Nursing, Teacher Education) with full-time employment in their field or a related field — 92%
  • Ministry studies graduates (Counseling Psychology, Intercultural Studies, Youth Ministries) with full-time employment in their field or a related field — 78%
  • Overall placement rate — 87%

General Education Skills

2015 ETS Proficiency Profile Mean Scores Emmaus National
          Total Score
453.42 442.20
                    Critical Thinking
114.49 111.30
                    Reading 119.51 117.50 
                    Writing 116.40 113.80 
                    Mathematics 115.28  112.70 
2015 CBASE Mean Scores Emmaus Teacher Ed Majors National Average
          English 321 300
          Math 350 300

Student Satisfaction 

2015 Noel-Levitz SSI (7-pt scale) Emmaus National Average (4-year private colleges)
          Overall Satisfaction 5.87 5.45
          Would enroll again 6.28 5.45

Named:

Higher Education Community Service LogoPresident's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)

Best Christian Workplace (2015)

Best Christian Workplace LogoBest Christian Workplace (2010)