Study at Emory UniversityFounded in 1836, Emory University is a private university located in the city of Atlanta. It is named after John Emory, a popular bishop of the Georgia Methodist Conference. Emory offers several degrees and programs through its nine academic divisions which include:
Emory's sports teams are known as the Eagles. They take part in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division III and the UAA.
- College of Arts and Sciences; formerly known as Emory College
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Profile of Emory University
Atlanta, GA is home to Emory. Atlanta is a large suburb. Students select the school partly because it is a United Methodist school. Emory is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at the school go up to the Doctoral degree.
Students commonly pursue studies in science, medical administration, and liberal arts.
Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. Emory attracts a lot of applicants every year, and can only accept about 32% of them . Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 640. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 660 and 740.
Emory maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Emory is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.
The school has 12, 570 enrolled students .
Full-time students are the norm at Emory. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Emory values student athletics, and belongs to the University Athletic Association.
Emory Programs and Degrees
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors |
|Liberal Arts||1, 022||liberal arts and sciences, economics, political science, sociology, history, international relations, English, anthropology, . . . |
|Business and Management||629||business management, business|
|Science||351||biology, chemistry, epidemiology, biomedical sciences, biostatistics, physics, astronomy and astrophysics, physics courses|
|Medicine||248||neuroscience, medicine, medical scientist, public health courses, public health|
|Religion and Philosophy||244||ministry, philosophy, theology, religion, Jewish studies, religious music, pastoral Counselling|
|Law||234||law, advanced legal research|
|Medical administration||231||international public health, public health education, health services administration, environmental health|
|Therapy and Counselling||199||psychology, physical therapy, cognitive psychology|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||191||registered nursing, various nursing, nurse practitioner, adult health nursing, pediatric nursing, critical care nursing, nurse midwifery, community nurse, . . . |
|Medical Support and Technology||115||physician assistant, anesthesiologist assistant, radiation therapist, ophthalmic tech|
|Education and Teaching||48||Education|
|Fine Arts||26||art history and criticism, fine arts|
|Mathematics||22||mathematics, mathematics and computer science|
|Photography and Commercial Art||20||film studies|
|Conservation and Resource Management||15||environmental studies|
|Drama and Performing Arts||10||drama, dance|
|Computer Science and Engineering||5||computer science|
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