Emory University is on an urban campus in Atlanta, Georgia. It attracts people from many different backgrounds, with students from all 50 states, D.C., and over 100 different countries.

Key Facts


  • #21 in National Universities according to US News & World Report 2022
  • #12 in Business Programs 
  • #23 in Best Value Schools 
  • #25 in Best Undergraduate Teaching

Year founded

  • 1836

School type

  • Private

Latest undergraduate enrolment

  • 8,079

Latest graduate enrolment

  • 7,372 

Student-faculty ratio

  • 9:1

Freshman acceptance rate

  • 22%

Average SAT/ ACT for freshman entry

  • SAT 1435 / ACT 33

Average GPA for freshman entry

  • 3.78

International student population

  • 3,104

Employment/ job placement rate

  • 47% 

Median starting salary of alumni

  • $56,967

Popular majors

  • Liberal Arts, Nursing, Business

Tuition and Room & Board

  • $65,812


About the university
  • Different colleges/ schools within the university include College of Arts and Science, Goizueta Business School, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Oxford College 
  • Student organizations: Volunteer Emory, Student Programming Counsel, and many more!
  • Majors/ degree programs: Students can choose to go to the Emory College of Arts and Sciences as a liberal arts program or the Oxford College where they complete two years on a small campus then can choose to get a degree in Liberal Arts, Nursing, or Business 
  • Graduate program: Students can choose from 40 different programs in humanities, social sciences, biomedical and natural sciences, public health, nursing, or business 
Kings alumni at Emory University

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