Emory University Profile

Emory is a church-affiliated, comprehensive university. Founded in 1936, Emory features accessible faculty committed to teaching and fostering undergraduate research. Its 7 to 1 student-faculty ratio encourages meaningful interaction between professors and students. Students may choose from more than 70 areas of study. Freshmen may attend Emory College, the liberal arts division of the university, or Oxford College (site of Emory’s original campus), where they can spend their first two years in a small-college setting. Emory’s 631-acre campus is located in a residential area north of downtown Atlanta.


Entrance Difficulty: Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate: 29% of 15,550 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered: No
Early Decision Offered: Yes
Regular Admission Deadline: January 15
Factors Considered for Selection of Students
Academic GPA: Very Important
Standardized Tests: Very Important
Essay: Very Important
Extracurricular Activities: Very Important
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA: 3.84
SAT Math: 670-760 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading:  640-740 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing: 650-750 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite: 30-33 range of middle 50%

Cost of Attendance: $55,992
Tuition and Fees: $41,164
Room and Board: $11,628
Average Percent of Need Met: 100%
Average Freshman Award: $34,871
Average Indebtedness of 2010 Graduates: $26,311

Academic Calendar System: Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum: Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates: 1,229
Regular Class Size: 2-9 students: 10-19 students: 17% of classes
20-29 students: 15% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-59 students: 7% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes

Financial Aid Office Contacts
E-mail:  finaid@emory.edu
Web Site:  Financial Aid Web Site

Financial Aid Application Process
Application Deadline: Priority deadline February 15 Final deadline March 15
Award Notification: On or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid: Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required: Cost to File
FAFSA Code is 001564: Free

University Web Site:  www.emory.edu/

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