Emory University

Academic Highlights

  • Students can choose from 80+ majors, 60+ minors, and 10+ preprofessional options, as well as joint majors and combined bachelor's/master's degrees.

  • The student-to-faculty ratio at Emory College is 9:1; the average class size is 26 students, and 76% of classes have fewer than 30 students. The student-to-faculty ratio at Oxford College (38 miles east of Atlanta) is 10:1; the average class size is 18 students, and 99% of classes have fewer than 30 students.

  • The First Year at Emory (FYE) program offers students the chance to get to know the campus, professors, and fellow hallmates through unique programming on campus and in residence halls. 

  • 57% of students pursue research with faculty. Research is available across all disciplines, and available even in the first-year.

  • Pre-health and pre-law advising is available for students interested in pursuing either a health profession or a law career. 59% of students who engage with the Pre-Health Advising Office are admitted to medical schools (compared to the national average of 40%).

  • Over 135 programs worldwide are available to study abroad, and they are available for a semester, summer or full year.

  • 56% of students have at least one internship during their four years.  Students can choose from approximately 2,000 internships in and around Atlanta, and 10,000+ beyond.