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Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Emory is a church-affiliated, comprehensive university. Founded in 1836, Emory features accessible faculty committed to teaching and fostering undergraduate research. Freshmen may attend Emory College, the liberal arts division of the university, or Oxford College (site of Emory's original campus), where they can spend their first two years in a small-college setting. Emory's 631-acre campus is located in a residential area north of downtown Atlanta.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 6,861
   Women 4,047 (59.0%)
   Men 2,814 (41.0%)
Graduate Students 7,216
Entrance Difficulty Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate 25% of 19,924 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline January 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.72
SAT Math 711 average
660-770 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 679 average
630-730 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 31 average
30-33 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities X      
Cost of Attendance $65,080
  Tuition and Fees $47,954
  Room and Board $13,486
Average Percent of Need Met 100%
Average Freshman Award $41,301
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates Not reported
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 49% of classes
20-29 students: 19% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
Atlanta Population 443,775
Nearest Metropolitan Area Atlanta
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 64% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
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Sororities 33% of women participate
Fraternities 27% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
22.1% Asian
10.2% Black/African-American
10.3% Hispanic/Latino
4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
50.1% White
2.7% Unknown
International Students 15.9% from 72 countries
First-Year Students Returning 94.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 85.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 42%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 33.0%