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Emory University Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 89 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen

Gender Breakdown:

56% Women
44% Men


NCAA Division III (without football)

University Athletic Association

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $65,288)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $67,731)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 66 62 - -
Baseball 28 - Yes -
Basketball 15 16 - Yes
Golf 10 - - -
Soccer 28 29 Yes Yes
Softball - 24 - Yes
Swimming 34 41 - -
Tennis 19 12 Yes -
Volleyball - 16 Yes Yes
Badminton - - Yes -
Court Sports - - Yes -
Cycling - - Yes -
Equestrian - - Yes -
Fencing - - Yes -
Field Hockey - - Yes Yes
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes -
Gymnastics - - Yes -
Ice Hockey - - Yes -
Lacrosse - - Yes -
Roller Hockey - - Yes -
Rowing - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Sailing - - Yes -
Water Polo - - Yes -
Weight Lifting - - Yes -
Wrestling - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 15.3%
Black/non-Hispanic 11.0%
Hispanic 4.0%
Non-resident alien 12.1%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 8.6%
Two or more races 0.1%
White/non-Hispanic 48.6%
Percent of students with disability 5%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • Hospital on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 1
Drug Law Violation 7
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 10
Property Crime 28

Notable Alumni

  • Emily Saliers (Class of '85) and Amy Ray (Class of '86); Better known as folk/pop group
  • Indigo Girls
  • Kenneth Cole (Class of '76), Fashion designer and activist
  • Newt Gingrich (Class of '65), Former Speaker of the House of Representatives
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Diego from Decatur, GA
  • 4
  • Living in the freshmen dorms at Emory can be a hit or miss, unless you know the tricks. Themed housingĂ‚? is the trick. The best available dorms are technically themed,…

  • Nov-28-2012 Read More
  • Monique from Columbus, GA
  • 5
  • I found the dorm life to be great! It was easy to build up a close community and you tend to become this pseudo-family with other people in your dorm,…

  • Jun-27-2012 Read More
  • Paula
  • 5
  • Dorms are pretty nice. The rooms are cozy but many have been recently renovated. Living on campus is very convenient. Housing staff are helpful as well. …

  • Jan-16-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Feb-17-2014 I am a current student here

    The food has its days.Some days they have great food and other days it's pretty disappointing.however there are many different locations around campus where you can get all sorts of food besides the cafeteria

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  • 4
  • female
  • Jan-12-2014 I am a current student here

    Lots of food and you can't go wrong with that!

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  • 5
  • Emily from Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Dec-27-2013 I am a current student here

    The DUC is actually great! The omelette station on Wednesday nights and weekends is the BEST and worth the long line. Be friendly to the workers and they will be friendly back. Go to Cox and the other little places on campus too once in a while.

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  • 4
  • Amber from Atlanta, GA
  • Dec-13-2013 I am a current student here

    I was vegetarian at first.It was hard and I ended up failing. Now I'm a pescatarian. There still aren't that many options, but the food at Cox and DUC and the proximity to restaurants and stores make up for that.

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  • 3
  • Amanda from Hickman, NE
  • Dec-02-2013 I am a current student here

    I personally love the Dobbs University Center (DUC) cafeteria. This is where all freshmen eat and they offer everything you can imagine - vegan/vegetarian options, traditional American cuisine, fresh omelettes every Wednesday and on the weekends, etc,! What's unique about Emory's dining program is that every student is awarded Dooley Dollars which is basically $150 to spend at various fast food places and restaurants around campus. That extra bit of money prevents me from getting sick of the cafeteria.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Kaelan from Coconut Creek, FL
  • Aug-12-2014 I am a current student here

    About a third of the student body participate in Greek Life, and there are a wide variety of fraternities and sororities on campus.

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  • 0
  • Seth from Cleveland, GA
  • Feb-15-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I was disappointing to discover Greek life has nothing to do with Greece.

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  • 0
  • Chichi O.
  • Oct-31-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I'm not sure, but I believe that there are plenty of places to pledge. I do know that they allow deffered admission so that you don't have to Rush in the fall. You join in spring sememster.

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  • 0
  • Nicco from Riverdale, GA
  • Aug-08-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    There are more than 300 clubs, teams, and organizations for you to join at Emory. Greek life help you to find new ways to get involved on campus. Fraternities and Sororities add another dimension to college life. Emory has fourteen fraternities and twelve sororities that is open to every Emory student. Greek life has 38% participation of all extracurricular activities. I intend on joining my favorite fraternity. Greek Life will be diversified with many people that will share a bond of academics. I am not sure if there are a choice not to be involved with Greek Life.

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  • 0
  • Jonathan from Kazakhstan
  • Aug-05-2013 I am a current student here

    Honestly annoys the crap out of me. They are responsible for all the crazy parties and loud noise and overall obnoxious behavior on campus. Fortunately, it's mostly avoidable.

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  • 0
  • Emory Student
  • Mar-02-2013 I am a current student here

    There is a lot of Greek life. Many sororities and fraternities on campus.

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  • 0
  • Noah from Atlanta, GA
  • Feb-12-2013 I am a current student here

    Not bad for small school, pretty obvious what frats/sororities are good. Cough cough.. Sigma Chi and trident/theta.

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  • 0
  • Sam from NJ
  • Jan-09-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek life is pretty big at Emory. Many good social interactions follow from being involved in Greek life. Many students are not involved, but not being Greek still might make you feel left out unless you are part of some club or other organization.

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