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Emory University

Atlanta, Georgia
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Overview
Private not-for-profit
6,714 Undergraduates
25% Admissions Rate
Suburb: Large
Private
Region: South
Division 3
Size: Small
Doctoral
Emory University
408 Administration Building, 201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, Georgia
30322
(404) 727-6123
www.emory.edu

Methodist Episcopal Church founded Emory University in 1836. Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Asa Candler, founder of The Coca-Cola Company, gave the university seed money as well as land to expand the school. This private university sits on 631 acres, and it is typically ranked amongst the top 30 schools in the nation. The Nobel Laureates affiliated with the university include Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, who won for peace in 2002, and The XIV Dalai Lama, who won for peace in 1989. Notable alumni include Robert Winship Woodruff, who was the president of The Coca-Cola Company, golfer Bobby Jones, Minister Bernice King, Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich and actress Fala Chen. The school’s motto is “Cor prudentis possidebit scientiam” or “The wise heart seeks knowledge.” Emory is a part of NCAA Division III – UAA, and the Emory Eagles varsity teams have won 24 NCAA Division III national championships. Sports offered include men’s basketball, baseball, cross country and golf, and women’s swimming and diving, track and field and softball. The school’s colors are blue and gold, and the mascots are Dooley the Skeleton and Swoop the Eagle.

Location

Atlanta is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Georgia. With an estimated 2017 population of 486,290, it is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5.8 million people and the ninth-largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the seat of Fulton County and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

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restaurants score

Students
41%

Men

59%

Women

22

Average Age of Entering Students

100%

Live On Campus

572

New Transfer Students

Admissions
25%

Acceptance Rate

27%

Enrollment Yield

1290-1500

SAT Range

19,924

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$24,804

Typical Cost

$49,392

Average Tuition

55%

Recieve Financial Aid

90%

Have Loans

$16,732

Median Debt

Academics
9.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

58

National Merit Students

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

264

Doctorates Awareded

Business Management And Administration

Top Major

19

Faculty Awards

32

National Academy Members

674

Post Docs Employed

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, more than 375 on campus

Greek Life:

Important, 28 Greek letter organizations on campus

Party Scene:

Standard, mostly on the weekends
Athletics
Basketball Conference:

University Athletic Association

Track & Field Conference:

University Athletic Association

Basketball Division:

3

Track Division:

3

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