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Emory University

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Emory University History

Emory University is a private research university in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. It is one of the oldest private institutions of higher education in Georgia, USA. It was founded in 1836 as Emory College. Emory College has nine academic divisions and Emory Healthcare is the largest healthcare system in the state of Georgia, it is the leading coordinator of the U.S Health Department.

Emory University was established in 1836 which was named after Methodist bishop John Emory. During the American civil war the university was closed and converted into the headquarters of the Union Army. In 1854, the Atlanta Medical College which is a pioneer  of Emory University School of Medicine was founded. It consistently ranked among top25 universities in the nation.

Emory University USP

Emory University is known for its liberal arts, professional school and it is one of the leading healthcare systems of the United States. It has the largest percentage of African American undergraduates. It is among the best universities in the nation and the world. It provides a huge range of courses to their students and provides a comfortable environment to their students.

Emory University Schools and Colleges

The university has the following schools and colleges – 

  • Emory College of Arts and Sciences 
  • Oxford College
  • Emory University School of Medicine
  • Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
  • Candler School of Theology
  • Emory University School of Law
  • Laney Graduate School
  • Goizueta Business School
  • Rollins School of Public Health

Emory University Courses

Emory University provides a variety of courses, some of them are – 

  • Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Accounting
  • African American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics and Statistics
  • Arabic
  • BA/MA in English
  • BA/MA or BS/MS in Computer Science
  • Baptist Studies
  • Behavioral, Social and Health Education Sciences
  • Biochemistry, Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Bioethics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business

Students can get the information about more courses from the official website of the University that is https://www.emory.edu/home/academics/degrees-programs.html .

Emory University Campus

Emory University’s main campus was established in 1836 in Georgia. It is a 56-acre campus which is home to Oxford College of Emory University. The buildings were designed with Neo-classical architecture and Gothic Revival architecture. The campus was designated as part of the Oxford Historic District by the National Register of Historic Places of US in 1975.

Emory’s Atlanta campus was built by architect Henry Hornbostel which covers more than 600 acres. The campus is heavily forested. The Arbor Day Foundation named Emory a tree campus USA school in 2015. The campus has Emory University Hospital Museum which has the largest collection of ancient artifacts in the Southeastern US.

In 1991, Emory opened the first collegiate LGBT student center in the Southeastern United States which is tenth oldest in the nation. Dormitories of the campus include the undergraduate Residential Center, Clairmont Residential center, Town apartment.

Emory University Library

The library system of the Emory University has over 3.9 million print and electronic volumes and 83,000 plus electronic journals. The library system of Emory University includes following libraries – 

  • Robert W. Woodruff Library

  • Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library

  • Hugh F. Macmillan and Yudhishtir Modhwadia Law Library

  • James S. Guy Chemistry Library

  • Pitts Theology Library

  • Goizueta Business Library

  • Marian K. Heilbrun Music and Media Library

  •  Rare Book Library

The subject specialist librarians provide research assistance to the university. The Princeton Review ranked the Robert W. Woodruff Library among top 10 Best College Libraries in the United States.

Emory University Rankings and Achievements

  • The Emory University ranked 35 according to the Forbes

  • It ranked 156 in QS world ranking of best colleges.

  • It ranked 71 according to the US News and World Report

  • Emory University also ranked 63 according to the Washington Monthly

  • Emory University ranked 21 among the national universities in the United States

Emory University Alumni

The Alumni of the Emory University includes Nobel prize winners, Pulitzer Prize winners, and Presidential Medal winners. Some of them are – 

  • Alban Barkley – 35th Vice President of the United States

  • Ernest Cadman Colwell – President of the University of Chicago

  • Sonny Carter – NASA astronaut 

  • Desmond Tutu – Nobel prize winner

  • Jimmy Carter – 39th President of United States

  • James T. Laney – Former President of Emory University

  • Natasha Trethewey – Pulitzer Prize

  • Dr Sanjay Gupta – CNN chief medical  correspondent

  • Tenzin Gyatso – 14th Dalai Lama

Emory University Student Life

STUDENT BODY

The Emory University has more than 15,500 students with around 8,000 undergraduate and 7,000 graduate and professional students. The student faculty ratio is 7:1 with an average class size of 25 students. 13% of all students are international students.

STUDENT MEDIA 

The Emory Wheel is the student run newspaper of Emory University Which is published twice in a week and also updated regularly on its website. It started in 1919, now it is financially independent from the University.

STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

Emory University has numerous student government, special interest and service organizations. The Student Government Association charter provides most of the funding for student groups and student interest dealing with the university administration. Emory also has some secret societies like The Paladin Society, The D.V.S Senior Honor Society and The Order of Ammon.

SPORTS AND FITNESS

The intramural sports program of the Emory University provides an athletic outlet for the entire students of Emory Community. Emory has many club sports and a variety of competitive sports. Emory ranks among the best national universities and the Director’s Cup of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics by U.S News & World Report.

Top Landmarks

  • Georgia Aquarium

  • High Museum of Art

  • Zoo Atlanta 

  • World of Coca Cola 

  • Atlanta Botanical Garden

  • Piedmont Park

  • Six Flags Over Georgia

  • Fernbank Museum

Food and Drinks

  • Eats

  • The Food Shoppe

  • South City Kitchen Buckhead

  • Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken

  • Poor Calvin’s

  • Kwan’s Deli and Korean Kitchen

  • Home Grown GA Restaurant

  • The Vortex

  • Just Around the Corner

  • South City kitchen Midtown  

Emory University Entry Requirements

  •  GPA range 3.8 – 4.0.

  • ACT scores 31-35

  • SAT scores 690-760 

Emory University Acceptance rate

The Acceptance rate of Emory University is 19 %

Emory University Financial Aid

Emory University provides need based assistance to undergraduate students. It meets 100% of the demonstrated need for domestic students. Emory’s CSS (College Scholarship Service’s Profile) Code 5187 and Emory’s FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Code 001564

Where to apply

Students can directly apply on the official website of the Emory University that is https://www.emory.edu 

Emory University Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Emory University Application Requirements

3.6
GPA
37
IB
87
Percentage
25%
Acceptance Rate

IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into top universities in United States of America. To be able to get a successful admission in Emory University in United States of America students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 7.5.

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Emory University Cost of studies

Fees

 

Undergraduate: $50,600

Graduate: Fees vary for each program

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Emory University Deadlines

 

Undergraduate: January 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

Emory University Rankings

Global

74
US News
155
QS
101 -150
Shanghai
82
Times Higher Education
148
Guardian
81
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
21
US News
39
QS
46 -58
Shanghai
37
Times Higher Education
66
Forbes

Emory University Scholarships

1. Georgia Hope Scholarship

Georgia’s HOPE Programs are for those students who demonstrate academic achievement, not only in high school but throughout their time in college. Grants and scholarships are funding sources that are not required to be repaid.  These amounts can be determined based on demonstrated need or academic merit.

Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines

All HOPE programs require students to meet basic requirements. An eligible student must:

Meet HOPE's U.S. citizenship or eligible non-citizen requirements;

Be a legal resident of Georgia;

Meet enrollment requirements;

Be in compliance with Selective Service registration requirements;

Meet academic achievement standards;

A student must be in good standing on all student loans or other financial aid programs;

A student must be in compliance with the Georgia Drug-Free Postsecondary Education Act of 1990;

A Student must not have exceeded the maximum award limits for any HOPE program.

Students who are not eligible for the HOPE Scholarship as an entering freshman can be eligible when they have justified a minimum of 30 credit hours with a 3.0 or better grade point average.

2. Georgia Zell Miller Scholarship

The Zell Miller Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship program with certain academic and grade point average eligibility requirements available to students who have attained the University System of Georgia and GSFC's residency requirements and are registered in an undergraduate degree-seeking program. To be a Zell Miller Scholar a student must also have met all the eligibility requirements of a HOPE Scholar.

Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines

All HOPE programs require students to meet basic requirements. An eligible student must:

Meet HOPE's U.S. citizenship or eligible non-citizen requirements;

Be a legal resident of Georgia;

Meet enrollment requirements;

Be in compliance with Selective Service registration requirements;

Meet academic achievement standards;

A student must be in good standing on all student loans or other financial aid programs;

A student must be in compliance with the Georgia Drug-Free Postsecondary Education Act of 1990;

A student must not have exceeded the maximum award limits for any HOPE program

Met the aforementioned requirements for the Zell Miller Scholarship at the time of high school graduation.

Have at least a 3.3 college GPA at the checkpoints (30, 60, 90 attempted hours and every spring semester).

Georgia residents who graduate from high school with a 3.7 or greater GPA and a score of at least a 1,200 reading and math score on the SAT or an ACT composite score of 26.

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