Campus Profile

Institutional Mission Statement
Emmanuel University is a community of Christ-centered higher learning that integrates faith, learning, and living within a biblical worldview and fosters spiritual, intellectual, and professional growth.

Deus Nobiscum – “God With Us”

Founded in 1919 by the International Pentecostal Holiness Church.

There are more than 900 students representing over 30 states, 22 foreign countries and 25 denominations.

Emmanuel has an attractive 150-acre campus in Northeast Georgia. Emmanuel has a secure setting surrounded by state parks and other attractions nearby. Emmanuel is conveniently located near Athens and Atlanta, GA and Anderson, SC. We are located at 181 Spring St., Franklin Springs, GA 30639

Costs & Aid
Emmanuel is one of the nation’s most economical private colleges with tuition 49% below the national average, and with 9 out of 10 students receiving financial aid. For more info, visit the Financial Aid page.

Our students can choose from more than 30 liberal arts based four-year programs (B.A. & B.S.) that lead to careers or graduate study, or two-year programs (A.A.) designed for institutional transfer. The student-faculty ratio at EC is 15:1. We also offer graduate programs that you can learn more about at

Graduation Rates
During the fall semester of 2003, 138 first-time, full-time certificate- or degree-seeking undergraduate students entered Emmanuel University. After 6 years (as of August 31, 2009), 41% of them had graduated from our institution or completed their programs.

Christian Service
Through numerous organizations, our students serve by visiting hospitals, homeless shelters and prisons. They tutor children, do street ministry, assist pastors, go on summer missions trips and more.

Campus Life
Over 25 organizations provide opportunities for leadership, spiritual growth and fun. Through numerous campus groups, our students serve both domestically and internationally on mission trips and outreach opportunities. Approximately one-third of our students serve in leadership positions, such as roles within Student Senate or Commuter Council.

Emmanuel University Athletic programs compete in NCAA Division II as a part of Conference Carolina as well as other organizations such as NCCAA. Visit the EC Athletics page to get more info on our individual sports programs.

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