#24 Best Colleges in America

Emory University

Atlanta, Georgia

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Student Population
Emory University overview
Location Atlanta, Georgia
Online emory.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Emory University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Emory University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith. In the most recent statistical year 30,017 prospective students applied, and 4,682 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,374 enrolled in the school.  12,902 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,556 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $53,070 plus fees of $734. Emory is ranked 24 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Emory is rated within the top 5% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 10 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1360/1530
ACT 31/34
GPA 3.8
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Very High
Application Fee $75

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Emory University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,224
Other Fees$734
Room and Board $14,972
Budget for Other Expenses$2,604
Total One Year Cost$72,604

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$81,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
90% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Emory University students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 23%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 17%
Business 13%
Biology 11%
Psychology 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139658 IPEDS survey data for Emory University.

Current students may use the Emory University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.