Emory University

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world rank  136

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University Overview

Founded in 1836, Emory University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Atlanta (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Georgia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Emory University is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Emory University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 184 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1836
Motto Cor prudentis possidebit scientia
The wise heart will possess knowledge
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address Emory University
Atlanta (population range: 250,000-499,999)
30322 Georgia
United States
T +1 (404) 727 6123
F +1

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office 200 Boisfeuillet Jones Center
Atlanta 30322
+1 (404) 727 6036
(800) 727 6036

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Emory University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Commission of Midwifery Education
  • Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Educators
  • American Bar Association
  • American Council of Pharmaceutical Education
  • American Dental Association
  • American Dietetic Association
  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • American Psychological Association
  • Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs
  • Association for Clinical Pastoral Education
  • Association of American Medical Colleges
  • Association of Theological Schools in the US and Canada
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Council on Education for Public Health
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiological Technology
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Council of Education
  • American Association of Research Libraries
  • Association of American Universities
  • Association of American Universities Data Exchange
  • College Board
  • Council of Graduate Schools
  • Council of Southern Universities
  • Georgia Independent College Association
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
  • National Association of Private Colleges and Universities in Georgia
  • Southern University Conference

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Online Courses

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