Emmaus Bible College

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School Overview

Emmaus Bible College is located on the Mississippi River in Dubuque, Iowa, right between Chicago and Des Moines. The school is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges, and integrates the teachings of the Bible (specifically the New Testament) with its general and vocational studies programs. Through its Correspondence School division, Emmaus also offers courses in 125 languages in over 105 countries. The college has a sister school, Emmaus Bible College based in Australia.

There are around 300 full- and part-time students enrolled at Emmaus Bible College. The school is affiliated with the Plymouth Brethren, a non-denominational society of similar evangelical churches. About half of the students at Emmaus belong to the Plymouth Brethren, with the other half coming from various evangelical backgrounds. Along with associate’s and bachelor’s degrees, Emmaus offers certificates in ministerial and Biblical fields.

Emmaus offers men’s soccer, women’s volleyball, and men’s and women’s basketball at the intercollegiate level.

General Information

Admission Office

2570 Asbury Road

Dubuque, IA 52001

(563) 588-8000

Fax: (563) 588-1216



Contact: Steven Witter

Director of Admissions
Main Address

2570 Asbury Road

Dubuque, IA 52001

(563) 588-8000

www.emmaus.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 242

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 64

Degree-seeking undergrads: 238

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 91%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Music – General B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Elementary Education B
Music Teacher Education B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Bible Studies A,B,C
Missionary Studies B
Theology B
Youth Ministry B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Emmaus Bible College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (563) 588-8000
Website: www.emmaus.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.emmaus.edu/apply
Address: 2570 Asbury Rd, Dubuque, IA 52001-3096
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 238
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 46%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 8 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 210 (88% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $18,400
Out-of-state Tuition: $18,400
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $11,523

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Emmaus Bible College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Emmaus Bible College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 13
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Psychology 1
Theology and Religious Vocations 123
Grand total 1411

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Emmaus Bible College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $18,400
Out-of-state $18,400
Books and supplies $600

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 60 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 59 98% $11,523
Student loan aid 29 48% $6,056

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 254 95% $12,962
Federal student loans 106 40% $6,441

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Emmaus Bible College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Emmaus Bible College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 118 45 73
Percent admitted 100% 96% 95%
Percent admitted who enrolled 40% 36% 42%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Emmaus Bible College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 238
Undergraduate enrollment 238
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Emmaus Bible College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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