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Emory University

Overview
Type of school: Private institution
Year founded: 1836
Affiliation: Methodist
Academic calendar: Semester
Undergraduate student body: 6,646
Environment: Suburban
Endowment: $5,024,778,646
Admissions Address

201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322

Website

http://www.emory.edu

Admissions E-mail

admiss@emory.edu


 

QuickFacts
Selectivity: Most Selective
Average high school GPA: 3.7
Send application by: January 15
Admissions Contact Information
Admissions director: Jean Jordan
Admissions office telephone: (404) 727-6036
Fall 2008 Admissions Deadlines Regular decision
Send application by: January 15
Decision sent by: April 1
Accept offer by: May 1
Early decision
Send application by: November 1
 
Decision sent by: December 15
Early action
Not offered  
Application fee: $50
Is the fee refundable? Yes
Can fee be waived for students with financial need? Yes
Does school have a waiting list? Yes
Can admission be deferred? Yes
Accepted application formats:
Applications on floppy disks: No
Applications via E-mail: No
Electronic application:
 
http://www.emory.edu/ADMISSIONS/admission-aid/application.htm  
Tuition deposit: $450 (Nonrefundable)
Room deposit: $200 (Refundable)
Admissions Requirements
High school completion requirement: High school diploma is required and GED is not accepted
General college-preparatory program: Required
Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended*
  Units Required Units Recommended
English 4 N/A
Mathematics 3 4
Science 2 3
Lab 2 N/A
Foreign language 2 3
Social studies 2 N/A
History 2 N/A
Academic electives 2 N/A
Total academic units 16 N/A


*One unit equals one year of study or its equivalent.
 

Campus visit: Neither required nor recommended
Admissions interview: Neither required nor recommended
Off-campus interview: N/A
 
Does the college use SAT or ACT scores in admissions decisions for first-time, first-year applicants? Yes
SAT/ACT requirements: Either SAT or ACT required.
SAT/ACT scores must be received by: N/A
Tests accepted for Fall 2008 entering class: ACT with writing
SAT Subject Test scores must be received by: N/A
 
Open admission policy? No
What is the relative importance of specific academic factors in admission decisions?
Rigor of secondary school record: Very important
 
Class rank: Considered
Academic GPA: Very important
Standardized test scores: Very important
Application essay: Very important
Recommendation: Very important
What is the relative importance of specific nonacademic factors in admission decisions?
Interview: Not considered
Extracurricular activities: Very important
Talent/ability: Important
Character/personal qualities: Important
First generation: Considered
Alumni/ae relation: Important
Geographical residence: Considered
State residency: Considered
Religious affiliation/commitment: Not considered
Racial/ethnic status: Considered
Volunteer work: Considered
Work experience: Considered
Level of applicant's interest: Considered
2006-2007 Admissions Statistics
Selectivity: Most Selective
Overall acceptance rate: 32%
Early-decision acceptance rate: 34%
Early-action acceptance rate: N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early-action and early-decision students): 32%
Total applicants: 14,222
Total acceptances: 4,535
Total freshman enrollment: 1,340
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision: N/A
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision is not available for graphing.


 

Male applicants: 5,660
Male acceptances: 1,902
Male freshman enrollment: 596
 
Female applicants: 8,562
Female acceptances: 2,633
Female freshman enrollment: 744

 
Out-of-state freshmen: 71%
 
Qualified applicants offered a place on waiting list: 1,500
Applicants accepting a place on waiting list: 800
Students enrolled from waiting list: 0


 

2006-2007 Freshman Class Profile
Top 10 percent of high school class: 88%
Top 25 percent of high school class: 95%
Top 50 percent of high school class: 100%
 
First-year students submitting high school class standing: 41%
Average high school GPA: 3.7
 
First-year students submitting GPA: 98%
 
First-year students submitting SAT scores: 93%
SAT scores (25/75 percentile):
Critical Reading: 640 - 730
Math: 660 - 740
Combined: 1300 - 1470


 

Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  SAT Critical Reading SAT Math
700-800 29.3% 46.0%
600-699 53.9% 46.4%
500-599 14.5% 7.2%
400-499 2.3% 0.4%
300-399 0.0% 0.0%
200-299 0.0% 0.0%


 

First-year students submitting ACT scores: 42%
ACT scores (25/75 percentile):
English: N/A
Math: N/A
Composite: 29 - 33


 

Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 46.0% N/A N/A
24-29 51.0% N/A N/A
18-23 3.0% N/A N/A
12-17 0.0% N/A N/A
6-11 0.0% N/A N/A
Below 6 0.0% N/A N/A

 



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