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Admission Profile

Excellence with Purpose Emory University, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a highly selective institution that pursues excellence with purpose. In the classroom, we combine interdisciplinary studies, hands-on learning, and a vast network of research opportunities, both domestic and abroad. Classes are small (more than 80% are under 30 students) and taught by renowned scholars. Emory students engage in a challenging academic environment as well as with a vibrant, ethicallyengaged student body.


Emory College 5,631 Oxford College 936 School of Nursing 331

Goizueta Business School 845 Total Undergraduate 7,803 All University 14,724

Emory University Scholar Programs

Financial Aid

• Emory University Scholar Programs offer partial to full merit-based scholarships

Emory University is committed to meeting 100% of demonstrated financial need for all admitted domestic students.

• Scholar programs provide distinct resources and support with the aim to empower students to reach their full potential and have a notable impact on the university and beyond

Average financial aid package

• Interested students must apply by November 15 (if applying Early Decision 1, deadline is November 1) • 6%* of the 7,300 scholar applicants were selected for scholar programs and/or received a merit-based award *Date of Record: July 2016

Emory College

Oxford College



Percent who receive need-based financial aid



Percent who receive Federal Pell Grants



All figures are from the 2015–2016 academic year.

Application Plan

Application Deadline

Admission Notification

Early Decision I

November 1

By December 15

Scholar Programs

November 15

By February 15

Early Decision II

January 1

By February 15

Regular Decision

January 1

By April 1

Paths through Emory • First-year students choose to enroll at one of two locations for their first two years, Emory College of Arts and Sciences or Oxford College • As sophomores, all students decide where they want to finish their Emory University experience: – Emory College of Arts and Sciences (no application process necessary) – School of Nursing (no application process necessary if prerequisites have been satisfied) – Goizueta Business School (students must apply as sophomores or juniors and be admitted into program) • As juniors, all Oxford students continue to the Atlanta campus



Most Popular Majors for Class of 2016 Graduates • Business Administration (BBA) • Biology (BA or BS) • Economics • Nursing (BSN) • Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology • Psychology • International Studies • Political Science • Applied Mathematics • Computer Science



Oxford College

Oxford, GA (38 miles east of Atlanta) • Small community environment with many early leadership opportunities • True liberal arts campus in small-town setting • 86% of classes have fewer than 30 students • 12:1 student:faculty ratio • Average class is 20 students • Total enrollment is 936, only freshmen and sophomores • Freshman class is 510

Admitted First-Year Students (25th – 75th Percentile*)

SAT Critical Reading Math Writing Combined ACT GPA (unweighted) Applicants Accepted Enrolled

640-760 640-740 1940-2210 29-33 3.57-3.92 8,644 3,280 (37.9%) 510

From public high schools


From private/independent/ parochial schools


Male Female

1.8% Did Not Identify 2.4% Multiracial


Enrolling Class

Admitted through an Early Decision plan

Self-Identified Race/Ethnicity of Enrolling Class



7.8 9.4%


28.8% Asian/Asian American/ Pacific Islander


Geographic Distribution of Enrolling Class



Total States: 38 + DC & PR


34.1% 41% 59%

Black/African % American





*Date of Record: July 2016


40.6% 18.3%


Emory College of Arts and Sciences Atlanta, GA

• Hands-on research and 500+ student clubs, sports teams, and performing arts groups • Located in Atlanta, neighboring the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) • 80% of classes have fewer than 30 students • 8:1 student:faculty ratio • Average class is 24 students • Total enrollment is 5,631 • Freshman class is 1,371

Admitted First-Year Students (25th – 75th Percentile*)

SAT Critical Reading Math Writing Combined ACT GPA (unweighted) Applicants Accepted Enrolled

670-770 670-770 2030-2270 31-34 3.71-3.97 19,924 5,014 (25.2%) 1,371

From public high schools


From private/independent/ parochial schools


Male Female

1.5% Did Not Identify 4.6% Multiracial


Enrolling Class

Admitted through an Early Decision plan

Self-Identified Race/Ethnicity of Enrolling Class




Asian/ Asian American/ Pacific Islander


Black/African American Latino/Hispanic

16.3% International

Geographic Distribution of Enrolling Class

Total States: 45 + DC & PR


48.4% 42% 58%




8.4% 4.9%

21.2% 30.1%

*Date of Record: July 2016



Connect with Us John Latting Assistant Vice Provost for Undergraduate Enrollment and Dean of Admission Kelley Lips Dean of Enrollment Services for Oxford College. Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming Scott Allen New York City (five boroughs), Asia, Oceania, Southeast Asia Rashmi Anand Tennessee Mark Butt Africa, Canada, Central Asia, Europe, India, Middle East Madeline Clifton California (San Diego area), Nevada, Utah Sarah Darden Kentucky, North Carolina Joel Dobben Alaska, California (Northern California, and Central Valley), Hawaii, Oregon, Washington Giles Eady New Jersey Timothy Fields Georgia*, Illinois Farish Jerman Connecticut, Delaware, Pennsylvania

Dylan Keene Georgia*, Virginia, West Virginia

Brandi Smith Louisiana, Texas

Giselle F. Martin Maryland, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, Caribbean, Central America, South America

Stacey Towler Georgia*

Nicholas Missler Florida (excluding Miami area) Maddie Monahan Georgia*, US Territories (Marshall Islands, Guam, American Samoa) Ally Paauwe Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

Olivia Wise Arkansas, Georgia*, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio TBD Colorado, Georgia*, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Wisconsin *Visit for the most up-to-date territory divisions and listings within Georgia

Louisa Pinto Alabama, Georgia*, Mississippi, South Carolina Jared Richardson New York (Upstate, Westchester County, Long Island) Malisha Richardson California (Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Inland Empire, Orange County) William Segura Arizona, South Florida (including Broward, Dade, Palm Beach, Collier, Hendry, and Monroe counties), New Mexico

Campus Visits

We invite you and your students to visit Emory University! Both Emory College and Oxford College offer information sessions and campus tours Monday through Friday. Select Saturday session are also offered at Emory College. Sessions are scheduled in such a way that guests can visit both campuses in one day, with the evening free to explore Atlanta.

Office of Admission Emory College of Arts and Sciences Office of Undergraduate Admission 1390 Oxford Road NE Atlanta, GA 30322-1016 404-727-6036

Oxford College Office of Enrollment Services 122 Few Circle Oxford, GA 30054-1418 770-784-8328

If you would like to visit Emory University, please contact our office or your regional admission representative.

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