SummaryEmory University is a private institution that was founded in 1836. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,980, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 740 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Emory University's ranking in the 2011 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 20. Its tuition and fees are $39,158 (2010-11).
|School mission (as provided by the school):|
|Emory University is known for demanding academics, outstanding undergraduate education in the arts and sciences, highly ranked professional schools and... |
ApplyingWhen applying to Emory University, it's important to note the application deadline is January 15, and the early decision deadline is November 1. The application fee at Emory University is $50. It is most selective, with an acceptance rate of 29.7 percent.
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|Fall 2009 acceptance rate||30%|
|Application deadline||January 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
Academic LifeThe student-faculty ratio at Emory University is 7:1, and the school has 64.0 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Emory University include: Biology/biological sciences; Business administration and management; Psychology; and Social sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 94.8 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||84% - High|
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Student LifeEmory University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,980, with a gender distribution of 45.1 percent male students and 54.9 percent female students. 67.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 33.0 percent of students live off campus. Emory University is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & ServicesEmory University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. Emory University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Emory University.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for SchoolAt Emory University, 45.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $28,053.
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|Tuition and fees||$39,158 (2010-11)|
|Room and board||$11,198 (2010-11) - High|
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