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.

Website: www.emory.edu/

Private
Co-ed
6,937
Undergraduate
Students
(59.5%) 4,128 Women
(40.5%) 2,809 Men
7,336
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate
22% of 23,747 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.76
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
31 average
30-33 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$66,986
Tuition and Fees
$51,306
Room and Board
$14,456
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$46,534
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,658
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,066
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 48% of classes
20-29 students: 16% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 11% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Atlanta Population
443,775
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Atlanta
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
65% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Eagle
Sororities
29% of women participate
Fraternities
26% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
23.4% Asian
9.7% Black/African-American
11.2% Hispanic/Latino
4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
49.0% White
2.0% Unknown
International Students
15.8% from 84 countries
First-Year Students Returning
93.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
82.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
33.0%
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Most Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1310 on the SAT I or over 29 on the ACT; about 30% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is not accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   4
Science   4
Foreign Language   4
Social Studies   2
History   2
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required January 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Considered if submitted January 1
SAT Subject Tests Only Considered if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
201 Dowman Drive
City, State, Zip
Atlanta, GA 30322-1100
Phone
(404) 727-6036
Fax
 
E-mail
admiss@emory.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
January 1
Application Fee
$75
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
April 1
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1, January 1
Early Decision Notification
December 15, February 15
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
22% of 23,747 applicants were admitted
Women
21% of 14,255 applicants were admitted
Men
23% of 9,492 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,448 (28%) of 5,234 admitted students enrolled
Women
839 (28%) of 3,019 admitted students enrolled
Men
609 (27%) of 2,215 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
27% of 2,475 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
4,277
Students Accepting Wait List Position
2,992
Students Admitted From Wait List
41

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.76
3.75 and Above
53%
3.50 - 3.74
32%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
3%
2.50 - 2.99
 
2.00 - 2.49
 

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
67%
Score of 600 - 700
29%
Score of 500 - 600
4%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
59%
Score of 600 - 700
39%
Score of 500 - 600
3%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
31 average
30-33 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
83%
Score of 24 - 29
17%
Score of 18 - 23
0%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 83%
Top quarter: 97%
Top half: 100%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$66,986
Tuition and Fees
$51,306
Room and Board
$14,456
Books and Supplies
$1,224
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@emory.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Final deadline March 1
Award Notification
On or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001564
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
870 (59.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
703 (79.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
703 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
700 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$46,534
Need-Based Gift
Received by 661 (94.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $44,463
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 619 (91.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,617
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 247 (34.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
71 (4.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $29,911

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
3,666 (51.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,223 (87.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,223 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3,159 (95.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$44,968
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,054 (95.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $41,583
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,923 (90.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,598
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 727 (23.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
347 (5.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $29,383

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
34%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,658
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans, Alternative loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Business, Humanities
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Local/State Students, Parents of Current Students, Religious Affiliation, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Accounting and Business/Management
  • African Studies
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Arabic Language and Literature
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Engineering Science
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Studies
  • German Studies
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Italian Studies
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Mathematics and Statistics, Other
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Physics, Other
  • Playwriting and Screenwriting
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Russian Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Statistics, General
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Social sciences, Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, engineering, nursing
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
1,066
Part-Time Faculty
156
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
84%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 48% of classes
20-29 students: 16% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 11% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 39% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 24% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 9% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 6% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 7% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
3,474,051
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Laws, Master of Music, Master of Arts, Master of Theology, Master of Theological Studies, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Master of Science in Public Health, Master of Development Practice, Master of Divinity, Master of Medical Science, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Sacred Music

Master's Programs of Study

  • Allied Health--General
  • Anesthesiologist Assistant Studies
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology
  • Ethics
  • Health Education
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Health Services Research
  • Law
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Public Health--General
  • Theology

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Theology, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Medicine

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Allied Health--General
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Animal Behavior
  • Anthropology
  • Art History
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biostatistics
  • Cell Biology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Comparative Literature
  • Developmental Biology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Epidemiology
  • Ethics
  • Film, Television, and Video Theory and Criticism
  • Health Education
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Health Services Research
  • History
  • Immunology
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Law
  • Molecular Pathogenesis
  • Neuroscience
  • Nutrition
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physics
  • Portuguese
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Health--General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Theology
  • Women's Studies

Location and Setting


Atlanta Population
443,775
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Atlanta
Campus Size
631 acres

Weather

Temperature
31.5 average low in January, 85.8 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
Atlanta
Nearest Train Station
Atlanta

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
65% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
35%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Eagle
School Colors
Blue and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x   x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Women's Club Sports
badminton, crew, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, lacrosse, rock climbing, sailing, squash, ultimate Frisbee, water polo, weight lifting
Men's Club Sports
badminton, crew, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, rock climbing, rugby, sailing, squash, ultimate Frisbee, water polo, weight lifting

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, golf, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, volunteer emory, music/theater, student government, outdoor emory, hillel
Sororities
29% of women participate
Fraternities
26% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
6,937
Women
4,128 (59.5%)
Men
2,809 (40.5%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
6,794
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
23.4% Asian
9.7% Black/African-American
11.2% Hispanic/Latino
4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
49.0% White
2.0% Unknown
International Students.
15.8% from 84 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
7,336

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
93.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
82.0%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
88.3%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
91.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
33.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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