Founded in 1836, Emory & Henry College is one of the oldest colleges in southwest Virginia that offers a range of learning opportunities to students. Its academic curriculum includes history, biology, physics, English, sociology, literature, art and culture. The college provides various athletic activities, including football, soccer, basketball, golf, baseball, volleyball, cross-country and tennis. Emory & Henry College also offers housing programs for students, professors, administrators and retired college employees. The college maintains a library that features books and reference materials. It is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Emory & Henry College is located in Emory, Va.