Applying to EMS
Our goal is to make your application process as simple and straight forward as possible for you. Listed below you will find information to help you apply online and to walk you through the application process and suggested timeline.
If you would like to apply to Eastern Mennonite School, click APPLY ONLINE to complete an application.
If you would prefer a paper copy of the EMS application and materials, please contact our admissions office at
or (540) 236-6021 and we will mail you an admissions packet.
Once we receive all required paperwork, our Admissions Committee will review your student’s admission file. We try to move the admissions process as quickly as possible and keep you posted along the way. Please do not hesitate to contact Kate Bergey, Admissions Counselor, at
or (540) 236-6021 if you have any questions. We look forward to working with you as you explore the opportunity of EMS for your family.
Please use the steps below to guide your application process.
1. Submit an Application for Admission along with a $50 non-refundable application fee (fee waived if application is received before February 15) and other required documents. To apply online, please use the link above.
2. After all documents are received, our Admissions Committee will review the application. We reserve the right request additional documentation or an interview as needed. You will be notified about your admissions status once the application has been processed.
3. If applicable, submit a financial aid application by March 15, including required tax forms.
4. Upon acceptance, return the General Fee and Enrollment Contract by May 1 to confirm the student's enrollment.
EMS has a rolling admissions process beginning November 1st. Please note that although there is no formal application deadline, students can only be enrolled so long as space allows.
November 1- February 15 – Early Application Period ($50 application fee waived).
March 15 – Financial Aid Deadline
April 1 – Financial Award Letter, Enrollment Contract mailed
May 1 – Student General Fee is billed. The Enrollment Contract must be signed and returned to EMS along with the Student General Fee to secure the student's enrollment for the following academic year.
Eastern Mennonite School does not discriminate on the basis of any race, color, handicap, national or ethnic origin, and admits students to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.