Emory University

Emory University

Atlanta, GA
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
56%
44%
student ratio
7,829
total students
$45,700 | $45,700
in-state | out-of-state tuition
January 1
fall application deadline
26%
acceptance rate
Most Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
695
sat math
667
sat reading
688
sat writing
30
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • African American/Black Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • African Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Asian Studies (East)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Italian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Russian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Neuroscience
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Communication and Media Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • Creative Writing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Ancient/Classical Greek
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Arabic
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chinese
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Classics and Classical Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Comparative Literature
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Japanese
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Linguistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Russian
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Ancient Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics and Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Applied Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Health and Physical Education/Fitness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Jewish/Judaic Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Playwriting and Screenwriting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Visual and Performing Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

26% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied17,796
    • Accepted4,773
    • Acceptance Rate26%
    • Enrolled7,829
    • Female Applicants10,399
    • Females Accepted2,701
    • Female Acceptance Rate25%
    • Male Applicants7,397
    • Males Accepted2,072
    • Male Acceptance Rate28%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee$75
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.69
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen January 1st April 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan November 1st December 15th --
    • Other early decision plan January 1st February 15th --
    • Transfer March 15th April 30th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 667 630 710
    • SAT Math 695 650 750
    • SAT Writing 688 650 730
    • ACT Composite 30 29 32
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$45,700
    • Out-of-state tuition *$45,700
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$614
    • Room and board *$13,130
    • Room only *$7,720
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students7,829
    • Male Student Percentage44%
    • Female Student Percentage56%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino7.12%
    • Black or African American9.21%
    • White or Caucasian40.72%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.18%
    • Asian20.72%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.03%
    • Two or more races2.98%
    • Unknown3.57%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout15.47% representing 53 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students78% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 73%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Yes
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Volunteer Emory, music/theater, student government, Outdoor Emory, Hillel
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton No Division C No
    • Baseball No Division 3 No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Crew No Division C No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Fencing No Division C No
    • Field hockey No Division C No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Division C No
    • Gymnastics No No No
    • Lacrosse No Division C No
    • Rock climbing No Division C No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Sailing No Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball No No No
    • Squash No Division C No
    • Swimming Yes Division 3 No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 3 No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Division C No
    • Volleyball No Division 3 No
    • Water polo No Division C No
    • Weight Lifting No Division C No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton No Division C No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Crew No Division C No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Fencing No Division C No
    • Field hockey No Division C No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Division C No
    • Gymnastics No Division C No
    • Lacrosse No Division C No
    • Rock climbing No Division C No
    • Rugby No No No
    • Sailing No Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes Division 3 No
    • Squash No Division C No
    • Swimming Yes Division 3 No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 3 No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 3 No
    • Water polo No Division C No
    • Weight Lifting No Division C No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty1,526
    • Full-time Percentage70%
    • Part-time Percentage30%
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio8:1 or 7,764 students to 932 faculty

Location & Contact

201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322-1100
USA

Dr.John Latting

Dean of Admission

Phone: 404-727-6036
Fax: 404-727-4303
Email: admiss@emory.edu


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