Enrollment: 15,055
Undergraduate: 52 percent
Highest degree: Doctoral, professional
President: Dr. Claire Sterk
Founded:  1835


Emory University is one of the nation’s leading private research universities and a member of the Association of American Universities. Known for its demanding academics, outstanding undergraduate programs, highly ranked professional schools and state-of-the-art research facilities, Emory encompasses nine schools as well as Yerkes National Primate Research Center and Emory Healthcare, the state's largest health care system.

Emory maintains an uncommon balance: generating a high volume of research funding while maintaining a rich tradition of outstanding teaching.  The student body is among the most ethnically and religiously diverse of top national research universities, with students from 50 states and 121 countries.  

Emory is committed to working for positive transformation in the world, through collaboration among its schools and centers and with affiliated institutions such as the Carter Center and CDC.


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