Emory University

Emory University is an independent research university situated in Atlanta, Georgia, US. Founded in 1836 under the name "Emory College" by the Methodist Episcopal Church and named in memory the memory of Methodist bishop John Emory. Emory is the second-oldest private college that offers higher education located in Georgia (after Mercer University, established by the same name in 1833).

Emory University has nine academic divisions: Emory College of Arts and Sciences, Oxford College, Goizueta Business School, Laney Graduate School, School of Law, School of Medicine, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Rollins School of Public Health, and the Candler School of Theology. Emory University is part of the Georgia Institute of Technology, and Peking University in Beijing, China, collaborate to manage the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering. The university runs the Confucius Institute located in Atlanta as a joint venture with Nanjing University. Emory has a successful collaboration with its faculty researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). Emory University students come from all fifty states and in the District of Columbia, five territories of the United States, and over 100 other countries. Emory Healthcare has the biggest medical system in the state of Georgia. It includes seven hospitals of major importance, including those at the Emory University Hospital and Emory University Hospital Midtown. The Emory University operates its own Winship Cancer Institute, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, and several other studies on vaccines and diseases centres. Emory university is also the main director of the U.S. Health Department's National Ebola Training and Education Center. The university is among four institutions participating in The NIAID's Tuberculosis Research Units Program. The International Association of National Public Health Institutes is located at the campus. The Centers for Disease Control, and Prevention and the American Cancer Society are national affiliated institutions located near the campus. The university has a partnership with Nobel Peace Prize winner Carter Center.

Emory University has the 15th-largest endowment in U.S. colleges and universities. The school is classified as "R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity" and is recognized for its high research performance and impact on citations in the Leiden CWTS Ranking. The National Science Foundation ranked the school at 36th in the list of institutions of higher education within the United States for research and development (R&D) expenditures. In 1995, Emory University was elected to the Association of American Universities, an association comprising leading research universities of Canada and the United States and Canada.

Emory University Campus

  • Emory University Emory campus is located in The suburban Atlanta community in Druid Hill, a short 15-minute drive from the downtown, midtown and Buckhead areas.

  • The campus covers an expansive space that covers 631 acres.

  • The school offers a student involvement project called SILT (Student Involvement, Leadership as well as Transitions).

  • There are over 500 organizations that participate in the program to help students to develop their leadership and social skills.

  • Atlanta is an urban area that is filled with opportunities to students discover. The city is rich in the arts and culture as well as entertainment, as well as being a top business city in the world and also the capitol of the world's public health system.

Emory University Rankings

The university is ranked

  • 21st by US News 2021 Rankings in National Universities

  • 23rd by US News 2021 Rankings in Best Value Schools

  • 25th by US News 2021 Rankings in Best Undergraduate Teaching

  • 2nd by Niche 2021 Rankings in Best Christian Colleges in America

  • 13th by Niche 2021 Rankings in Best Colleges for Chemistry in America

Emory University Courses

  • The institute has a wide range of international student courses, including 206-degree programs offered through their nine colleges and schools.

  • Degrees offered include master's, bachelors and doctoral degrees.

  • The school also offers certificates of post-graduation for the students.

  • Through the four colleges they have that are specifically designed for undergraduate students, The university provides BA, BS, BBA and BSN in fields such as Sciences and Sciences, Business and nursing.

  • In the seven schools offering master's degrees, you can choose from MA, MS, MBA, MDP and more.

  • The university grants a doctorate in the field of law, public health as well as nursing, business and so on.

  • The top five majors at University include:

    • Business Administration and Management

    • Biology/Biological Sciences

    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

    • Economics, General

    • Psychology

Emory University Life on campus

Emory's main campus, ranked from The Best Colleges as one of the top Ten "most amazing college campuses," is located in the suburbs of the Atlanta area that is known as Druid Hills. Visit the Campus Tours page to see photos and videos of the impressive buildings and green spaces you can explore here. Visitors can find our Visitors' Guide online or download it prior to your visit.

Emory University Sports facilities

mory draws the best student-athletes that want to achieve their best levels of academic, athletic, and personal development:

  • Emory is among one of a few schools in the United States to be ranked in the top ten in both the Director's Cup run by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics for the best overall athletics program as well as the U.S. News & World Report rankings of the best national universities.

  • Emory students excel outside of the classroom. Emory has been awarded postgraduate scholarships totalling 109 times throughout the course of the school's time.

  • The Emory Eagles distinguish themselves in the competition, winning an impressive 23 NCAA Division III national championships and numerous strong seasons' results.

Emory University Student services

The Center for Student Success Programs and Services helps families of students regularly and during times of need - such as but not limited to addressing medical, academic, financial, social and financial issues and helping survivors of assault.

Since college is a time for growth and development, we embrace an integrated approach and create a welcoming atmosphere. Students who seek help from us take a crucial step towards understanding themselves and develop into competent and productive people who are capable of overcoming the challenges and taking advantage of opportunities throughout their Emory journey and their lives.

Emory University Services for housing

Residence Life and Housing Operations has residence halls of more than twenty. Around three out of four undergraduates, including the majority of first- and second-year students, reside in residence halls on campus, which fosters a sense of community and involvement in college.

All students in residential classes must be enrolled in an Emory Dining plan. We have several options to meet a variety of preferences and dietary requirements. Students can tap or swipe their ID from their university, such as the memory card for benefits from the plan in dining establishments.

Emory University Library services

The Emory library system consists of The Robert W. Woodruff Library as well as some other special libraries. The Libraries provide a vast array of amazing facilities accessible to the campus community as well as the general public, which include:

  • Digital and print volumes Over 4 million

  • Serial subscriptions: More than 100,000, with over 97,000 having electronic access

Emory University Medical services

Emory offers extensive services for community and campus members via Emory Healthcare, the largest and most complete medical system of Georgia.

Emory University Career

The Career Center of Emory University is an engaging and innovative source that promotes student professional development and achievement.

Students will investigate the possibilities of pursuing a career path that is compatible with their values, interests as well as their talents and abilities at the time of commencement. They will have developed ethically-minded professional competence as well as life-ready resilience and determination in securing post-graduate work as well as continuing education opportunities. Ultimately, students transition from Emory work-ready, life-ready, relationship-ready, citizenship-ready. Ready to achieve professional success and personal fulfilment.

Emory University Research

Emory is among the most prestigious research universities in America, with an unbeatable combination of resources from campus-based institutions and global collaborations.

Our students conduct doctoral studies across more than 40 fields of study. Its Woodruff Health Sciences Center brings researchers from the school of medicine at the university, public health, and nursing as well as at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center and the expertise from Emory Healthcare. Our library system is a combination of the collection from the Robert W. Woodruff Library and a number of other collections that are located on campus.

Emory University Education

The university provides degree programs and academic programs in nine schools, which include over 70 undergraduate programs along with a variety of professional and graduate specialties. Its academic calendar is split into two semesters and the summer term.

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