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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.

Institution TypePrivate
Undergraduate Students6,861
   Women4,047 (59.0%)
   Men2,814 (41.0%)
Graduate Students7,216


Entrance DifficultyMost difficult
Overall Admission Rate25% of 19,924 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.72
SAT Math711 average
660-770 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading679 average
630-730 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing695 average
650-740 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite31 average
30-33 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance$65,080
Tuition and Fees
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Freshman Award$41,301
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size2-9 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 Population443,775
Nearest Metropolitan AreaAtlanta
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 64% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
Sororities33% 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 Students15.9% from 72 countries
First-Year Students Returning94.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
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Average 3.75 4.20 711 686 31
Low 2.65 3.09 490 490 18
High 4.00 5.00 800 780 36
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• Emory's Michael C. Carlos Museum has over 15,000 pieces of art spanning 9,000 years.

• Dooley Week at Emory honors a ghoulish mascot, Dooley the Science Room skeleton, who joins the parties in costumed form.

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