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Emory University
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  • 4 Year
  • ATLANTA, GA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade A+
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Emory is a highly rated private university located in Atlanta, Georgia. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 6,814 undergraduate students. Admissions is competitive as the Emory acceptance rate is 19%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Biology. Graduating 90% of students, Emory alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $57,500.

About

201 DOWMAN DRIVE
ATLANTA, GA 30322
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
University Athletic Association

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Emory University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Emory Admissions

Acceptance Rate
19%
Application Deadline
January 1
SAT Range
1380-1530
ACT Range
31-34
Application Fee
$75
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$25,672 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$46,932 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
58%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
3:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 111 responses
52%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 122 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 121 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    21%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    79%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,814 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
196
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
21%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 66 responses
  • Ambitious
    52%
  • Focused
    29%
  • Positively and thoughtfully intrigued
    8%
  • Passionate
    6%
  • Rich
    3%
  • Nerdy
    2%
  • Self obsessed
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
49%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 135 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 154 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 62 responses
  • Ivy of the South
    50%
  • Fantastic
    18%
  • Wannabe Ivy
    13%
  • Solid
    10%
  • Community
    5%
  • Fast-paced
    2%
  • Home away from home
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$66,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
90%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 58 responses

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