Emory University

Emory University was established in 1836 by the Methodist Episcopal Church. Through its 11 academic schools, Emory awards undergraduate and graduate degrees in various fields of study. Popular majors include Business Administration, Economics, Biology and Nursing. Campus life is lively at Emory. It is home to hundreds of student groups and organizations with several designed specifically for African-American students including historically black fraternities and sororities and the Black Student Alliance. Students may major in African American Studies at Emory, the first African American Studies degree program in the South. For more than 175 years Emory University has been committed to the academic excellence of its students. It is the school’s mission to create, teach, preserve and apply knowledge for the good of humanity.

Location: Atlanta, GA

Type of Institution: Four-year, private

Tuition and Fees (per semester)

     • In-State/Out-of-State: $20,582

Size: 13,800+ students

Percentage of African-American Students: 10%

Percentage of Men: 45%

Percentage of Women: 55%

Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1

Degrees Offered: Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s, Education Specialist, Doctorate, Professional

Colleges/Schools: Arts and Sciences, Liberal Arts, Business, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, Theology, Oxford College, Graduate Studies

Housing: On-campus housing provided


     • Greek: Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alpha Phi Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, Kappa Alpha Psi, Omega Psi Phi, Phi Beta Sigma, Iota Phi Theta, Sigma Gamma Rho, Zeta Phi Beta

     • Others: Black Student Alliance

Famous Black Grads/Faculty: Touré 

City Life: Big city, museums, art galleries, major television channels (TBS, Tyler Perry Studios), record labels, movie/music video shoots, shopping, dining, concerts and shows, professional sports: NBA (Hawks), MLB (Braves), NFL (Falcons)

Website: www.emory.edu/home/index.html

Facebook: www.facebook.com/EmoryUniversity

Twitter: http://twitter.com/emoryuniversity