Emory University Graduation Rate

Last Updated on December 27, 2022

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Emory University Graduation Rate

country rank 82
world rank 114

University Overview

Founded in 1836, Emory University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium city of Atlanta (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Georgia. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Emory University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational US 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), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 184 years old US 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. Emory University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

NameEmory University
MottoCor prudentis possidebit scientia
The wise heart will possess knowledge
ColoursBlue and gold

University Location

Address201 Dowman Drive
30322 Georgia
United States
Tel+1 (404) 727 6123

Study Areas and Degree Levels





Arts & Humanities 
Business & Social Sciences 
Language & Cultural 
Medicine & Health 
Science & Technology 

Yearly Tuition Range

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
New Admission Requirements– Secondary school GPA is recommended
– Secondary school rank is considered but not required
– Secondary school record is required
– Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
– Recommendations are required
– Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
– Admission test scores are recommended
– Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is recommended
– Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office200 Boisfeuillet Jones Center
Atlanta 30322
(404) 727 6036
(800) 727 6036

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious AffiliationChristian-Methodist Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church – www.gbhem.org

Carnegie Classification New

Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
2000 ClassificationDoctoral/Research Universities–Extensive
Size & SettingFour-year, large, highly residential institution
Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
Undergraduate ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional ProgramArts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional ProgramBalanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes 
Emory University’s library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 2,351,020 physical volumes, 278,916 physical media, 85,007 digital/electronic medium and 1,111 licensed digital/electronic databases. Emory University’s library has 8 branches.
Housing Yes
Emory University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 4,695 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic CounselingYes
Career ServicesYes
Institutional HospitalYes
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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 U.S. 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
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

Emory University
|Candler School of Theology College of Arts and Sciences School of Law School of Medicine Goizueta Business School Graduate School Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing Oxford College Rollins School of Public Health

Social Media


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