Emory

Emory University

201 Dowman Dr, Atlanta, United States
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  • Total Documents
    5,151
  • Class Notes
    3,640
  • Textbook Notes
    695
  • Study Guides
    814
  • Currently Enrolled
    818
  • Previously Enrolled
    733

Overview of Emory University (Emory)

About this school

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 Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:6,937
    • Men:2,809 Men (40.5%)
    • Women:4,128 Women (59.5%)

Location

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Admission Information (Emory)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Emory University is 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

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
4
Science
-
4
Foreign Language
-
4
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
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
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
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

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
201 Dowman Drive
City, State, Zip
Atlanta, GA 30322-1100
Phone
(404) 727-6036
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission 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

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

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


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


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

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.76
375 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 Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
680-780 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
67%
• Score 600 - 700
29%
• Score 500 - 600
4%
• Score 400 - 500
0%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
59%
• Score 600 - 700
39%
• Score 500 - 600
3%
• Score 400 - 500
0%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


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

Tuition & Financial Aid (Emory)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $51,306 (76.59%)
  • Room & Board: - $14,456 (21.58%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,224 (1.83%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Emory University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15 | Final deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On or about April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001564
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile
$25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
821 (59.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
655 (79.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
654 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
654 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$44,118
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 619 (94.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $41,305
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 596 (91.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,069
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 223 (34.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
55 (4.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $27,096

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,409 (51.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,992 (87.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,991 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
2,869 (95.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
99%
Average Award
$43,777
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,856 (95.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $39,571
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,720 (90.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,978
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 693 (23.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
332 (5.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $26,925

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
36%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$28,262
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips 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
Business, Humanities, Physical Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Debating, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students, Religious Affiliation, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (Emory)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & 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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

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
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


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 Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Emory University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


93.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


82.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


88.3%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


91.0%

Programs & Majors (Emory)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (60)


  • Accounting
  • African Studies
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Asian-American Studies
  • Banking and Financial Support Services
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Modern Greek Language and Literature
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music, General
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Social sciences, Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


Business administration, engineering, nursing

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


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

Master's Programs of Study (46)


  • Accounting
  • Adult Nursing
  • Allied Health--General
  • Anesthesiologist Assistant Studies
  • Bioethics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Research
  • Computer Science
  • Education--General
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Ethics
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Film, Television, and Video Theory and Criticism
  • Finance and Banking
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Health Education
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Health Services Research
  • Human Genetics
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • International Health
  • Law
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Middle School Education
  • Music
  • Nurse Midwifery
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Organizational Management
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Public Health--General
  • Real Estate
  • Secondary Education
  • Sustainable Development
  • Theology
  • Women's Health Nursing

Campus Life (Emory)

Location & Geography

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

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
Atlanta
Nearest Train Station
Atlanta

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


65% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


35%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


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

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Emory University offers 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

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


6,794

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
6,937
Women
4,128
Men
2,809

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

Number of Graduate Students


7,336

Student Resources (Emory)