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Think of yourself as a knowledge entrepreneur At Emory, our liberal arts learning is paired with research and discovery, giving you the tools you need to take your bold ideas and change the way we live in the world. Explore what inspires you and make an impact with what you learn. Imagine what you could do.

GET YOUR START IN THE RIGHT CITY Find easy access to internships, research, and service (plus lots of fun) in the top-ranked, global city of Atlanta.

LEARN FROM THE ONES WHO WROTE THE BOOK Our professors are leading scholars and scientists, artists and experts who also love to teach.

BECOME A CITIZEN OF THE WORLD Emory learning is global. Study on campus with the University’s 3,500+ international students and scholars, or study abroad.

Choose from two liberal arts colleges: Emory College and Oxford College Spend your freshman and sophomore years at either Emory College or Oxford College, and then decide: you can continue at Emory College for a BA or BS, apply to Emory’s Goizueta Business School for a BBA, or transfer to our Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing to earn a BSN.

PREPARE FOR FUTURE YOU Try learning through experience, and gain the tools you need to make your impact.

CHANNEL YOUR INNER ACTIVIST Passionate about service and known for doing good, our community is the perfect environment to get involved and make a difference.

1,371 Freshman Class


of classes have fewer than 30 students


49 States

Average Class Size

74 Nations

550+ Student Clubs, Sports Teams, and Performing Arts Groups

5,631 Total Enrollment

Emory College: big-city verve Emory College of Arts and Sciences is a rigorous liberal arts experience in a researchuniversity setting. Professors are the leading scholars in their fields, and learning is enriched by research, internships, and life with smart, involved students like you. Try real-world thinking Our interdisciplinary majors integrate diverse fields—like humanities, sciences, and business— to take a more comprehensive look at topics that inspire you.

Power up your experience Through research and internships—even in the freshman year—you’ll deepen your learning and add muscle to your major.

Make your case Our Nature of Evidence curriculum will train you to use evidence as you learn—regardless of major— leading to fine-tuned observational and reasoning skills.

Faculty who guide and encourage Here, professors serve as advisers from the first year on, through our Pre-Major Advising

Knock Yourself Out

Connections at Emory program, helping you

Choose from 550+ student clubs, sports

adjust to college life and plan your four years.

teams, and performing arts groups. •

And our 8:1 student-faculty ratio means you’ll

Serve the community or volunteer (83%

connect with them long after graduation.

of students do). • Debate with the Barkley

Find lots going on right outside your room With two-thirds of undergraduates living on campus—Emory is home to an active community of engaged, intellectual students.

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Forum, which has won 20+ debate national team championships or individual champion speaker awards. • Compete (or cheer) for the Eagles: Emory has 18 NCAA Division III varsity teams. • Catch sight of Dooley—a skeleton and our unofficial mascot—who rises each spring to make mischief.

Oxford College: smallcollege vibe Oxford College is a challenging, small liberal arts college experience in a close-knit setting. Here, professors are committed to the art of teaching and reaching students, and students benefit from our many opportunities for student leadership. Academic rigor meets hands-on learning Our theory practice / service learning classes move liberal arts into the realm of real-world discovery through research and work in the community.

Professors who challenge and inspire Our 12:1 student-faculty ratio means you’ll benefit from the close attention of outstanding faculty committed to

Do more than just take notes To stimulate independent thinking, our Ways of Inquiry courses have you examine and then practice the methods of the discipline you study.

Leadership is our middle name Be a campus leader even in your first semester and take advantage of our Oxford Service Corps to boost skills and gain experience.

Our close-knit community is freshmen and

Prepare for your next move Junior year, all

and students alike—comes together to eat at

Oxford students continue on to Emory’s

Lil’s, our campus dining complex. • Choose

Atlanta campus, where Oxford continuees

from 80 teams and organizations. • Cheer on

are among the most highly accomplished

or play for one of Oxford’s 9 NJCAA Division III

students and keep their strong reputation

varsity teams. • Work with your class at the

as leaders.

Oxford Organic Farm to gather knowledge,

sophomores only, and everyone—professors

experience, and radishes for dinner. • Oxford

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is located on our original campus in Oxford,

innovative teaching.

510 Freshman Class

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Georgia, a small town 38 miles from Atlanta.


of classes have fewer than 30 students


Average Class Size

45 States

25 Nations


Teams and Student Organizations

936 Total Enrollment

Position yourself for what’s next Within less than three months after graduation, Class of 2016 Emory graduates are pursuing the following opportunities:

• 36% Full-Time Employment

• 3% Fellowship/Grant Program

• 30% Graduate or Professional School • 1% Self-Employed • 11% Currently Seeking Opportunity

• 1% Military Service

• 5% Part-Time Employment

• 8% Other

• 4% Volunteer/Community Service

1% 1% 3% 4% 5%

8% 36%

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Research: even in freshman year, and in any field. 48% of students research with their professors, and 27% independently. • Intern: 54% of students have an internship during their four years. Choose from about 2,000 in Atlanta, 10,000+ beyond. • Study abroad: for a semester, summer, or year in 135 programs worldwide. • Serve: across

The Emory Career Center collects information up to 3 months after graduation versus the national standard of 6 months after graduation. We believe this is a more accurate representation of career outcomes shortly after graduation.

the globe or right at home. Last year, 83% of our students volunteered.

Explore Atlanta, your new favorite hometown Join us where the weather is warm and the city is cool.

Atlanta is also among the top 10 American Cities of the Future

Atlanta is the business, technology, entertainment, and

(fDi Magazine). • From the arts to great food, pro sports to a

health care center of the Southeast, giving you many ways to

legendary music scene, you’ll find energy and activity here. •

intern, research, and have fun. • It’s sophisticated and youthful,

And it’s true what they say—Southern charm is alive and well.

ranked the No. 2 Top Socially Networked City (Men’s Health). •

Get Started: Apply Applying to Emory University is done online

need-based financial aid, merit-based scholarships,

through either the Common Application or the

and programs like EmoryAdvantage and QuestBridge,

Coalition Application. Students have the freedom

making an Emory education accessible to all.

to select either application, and the Admission staff is not, in any way, partial to one application

2016–2017 Estimated Expenses*

over the other. Both applications offer the same

personalized options to all students: to apply to



either Emory College, Oxford College, or both,




and to select the desired admission plan. There is




Emory College and Oxford

only one $75 application fee. Find out more at




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sessions with admission staff as well as campus tours

Evaluating your application At Oxford and Emory, our application process is holistic. All of your information together gives us an accurate picture of who you are and whether or not Emory or Oxford will be a good fit for you. The Admission Committees pay closest attention to: • the rigor of your high school curriculum within the context of your school • a solid GPA, usually an A-/B+ average • test scores, recommendations, and essays • leadership and/or a commitment to extracurriculars

Emory College

Oxford College $42,600







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typically led by current students. Sessions are held

Merit scholarships and scholars programs

year long. Select Saturday

Emory University offers partial to full meritbased scholarships. To be considered, students must submit a completed application by the Emory University Scholars Selection deadline of November 15. (Students applying Early Decision I must apply by November 1.) Students selected as Emory Scholars have access to dedicated Scholars opportunities and funding all four years. For

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* Emory and Oxford costs vary as a result of the fact that they support campuses with different programs and facilities.

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Monday through Friday, all sessions are also available at Emory College.

Visit both campuses Visit both Emory and Oxford to discover which learning environment you prefer. Sessions are scheduled in such a way that you can visit both in

100 percent of the full financial need of all

one day, with your evening

domestic students accepted to Emory and

free to explore Atlanta.

Oxford Colleges. Our approach includes • You can attend Emory’s morning session and Oxford’s afternoon session.

Important Dates



Early Decision I (EDI) November 1 December 5 Scholar Programs November 15 (Based on chosen EDI, EDII, or RD decision plan.) Early Decision II (EDII) January 1 January 15 Regular Decision January 1 February 15

• Shuttles run regularly between the two campuses, or you can drive.

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10 most popular majors for Class of 2016 graduates • BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (BBA) • BIOLOGY (BA OR BS) • ECONOMICS • NURSING (BSN)

Think Big You can approach learning from different perspectives, explore what inspires you, and create a personalized path of study. 70+ majors, 50+ minors, and a variety of preprofessional options are offered at Emory University. Academic Programs MAJORS

African American Studies African Studies American Studies • PSYCHOLOGY Ancient Mediterranean Studies Anthropology • INTERNATIONAL STUDIES Anthropology and Human Biology Applied Mathematics and Statistics • POLITICAL SCIENCE Applied Mathematics Arabic • APPLIED MATHEMATICS Art History • COMPUTER SCIENCE Biology (BA or BS) Biophysics Business Administration (BBA)* Chemistry (BA or BS) Chinese Classical Civilization Classics Emory College Comparative Literature Computer Science (BA or BS) Profile of the Admitted First-year Class of 2020 Dance and Movement Studies (25th–75th percentile) East Asian Studies Economics Engineering Sciences SAT Engineering (Dual Degree with Critical Reading 660–750 Georgia Tech) Math 670–770 English English and Creative Writing Writing 670–770 Environmental Sciences (BA or BS) Combined 2030–2270 Film Studies ACT 31–34 French GPA (unweighted) 3.71–3.97 German Studies Greek History Applicants: 19,924 Human Health Accepted: 5,014 Interdisciplinary Studies in Society and Culture Enrolled: 1,371 International Studies Italian Studies Oxford College Japanese Jewish Studies Profile of the Admitted First-year Class of 2020 Latin (25th–75th percentile) Latin American and Caribbean Studies Linguistics SAT Mathematics (BA or BS) Media Studies Critical Reading 630–730 Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies Math 640–760 Music Writing 640–740 Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology Nursing (BSN) Combined 1940–2210 Nursing (Dual Degree BA/BS + BSN) ACT 29–33 Philosophy GPA (unweighted) 3.57–3.92 Physics (BA or BS) Physics and Astronomy (BA or BS) Physics for Life Sciences Applicants: 8,644 Political Science Accepted: 3,280 Psychology Enrolled: 510 Quantitative Science Religion Date of record: July 2016 Russian Russian and East European Studies


2020 Class Profile

Sociology Spanish Spanish and Portuguese Theater Studies Visual Arts (Integrated Co-Major) Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies


African American Studies African Studies American Studies Ancient Mediterranean Studies Anthropology Applied Mathematics Arabic Architectural Studies Art History Astronomy Catholic Studies Chinese Classical Civilization Community Building and Social Change Comparative Literature Computer Informatics Computer Science Dance and Movement Studies Development Studies Earth and Atmospheric Studies East Asian Studies Economics English Environmental Sciences Ethics Film Studies French German Studies Global Health, Culture, and Society Greek Hebrew Hindi History Italian Studies Japanese Jewish Studies Korean Latin Latin American and Caribbean Studies Linguistics Lusophone Studies Mathematics Media Studies Mediterranean Archaeology Music Nutrition Science Persian Language and Literature Philosophy Physics Political Science Predictive Health Religion Russian Russian and East European Studies

Science, Culture, and Society Sociology Spanish Sustainability Sustainability Sciences Theater Studies Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies


Classics and English Classics and History Classics and Philosophy Economics and Mathematics English and History History and Art History Mathematics and Computer Science Mathematics and Political Science Philosophy and Religion Playwriting (Creative Writing and Theater Studies) Psychology and Linguistics Religion and Anthropology Religion and Classical Civilization Religion and History Religion and Sociology Spanish and Linguistics

PREPROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES Business Administration Dentistry Law Medicine Nursing Optometry Pharmacy Physical Therapy Physician Assistant Podiatry Public Health Theology Veterinary Medicine


Accounting Analytic Consulting Arts Management Business and Society Environment and Sustainability Film and Media Management Finance Health Innovation Information Systems and Operations Management International Business Marketing Real Estate Strategy and Management Consulting

QUESTIONS? Emory College Office of Undergraduate Admission 1390 Oxford Road NE Atlanta, Georgia 30322-1016 800.727.6036 • 404.727.6036

Oxford College Office of Enrollment Services 122 Few Circle Oxford, Georgia 30054 800.723.8328 • 770.784.8328

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"It All Starts Here" Emory Admission Overview  
"It All Starts Here" Emory Admission Overview  

2016-2017 Overview of Emory University for Office of Undergraduate Admission