Emory University
Atlanta, GA, USA

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
14,458
Total Number of Undergrads
7,086
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
Student:Faculty Ratio
9:1
US National: 21:1
Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
61%
20-39 Students
21%
40-99 Students
13%
100+ Students
2%
0
100
85%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
91%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%

Faculty Overview

0
100
93%
Faculty With Terminal Degree US National: 36%
Gender
Male
Female
40%
59%
Ethnicity

African American
25%
Asian/Pacific Islander
11%
White
53%
Hispanic
2%
Multi-Racial
1%

What Students Are Saying

4.05 Average Rating
i was a neuroscience major and pre-med, and academics at emory were definitely challenging. take as many classes outside of your major as possible to gain a well rounded education. there are some professors in the *ahem* chemistry department who try to purposefully fail students with the difficulty of their exams. if you're interested in taking the pre-med track, i highly suggest you take ap chem, ap physics, and ap biology and do well in these courses (get a 5) or you will find emory to be very challenging. also, spend 3/4 of your weekends at the library and party once a month if you really want to be successful. trust me. if you're not pre-med or pre-business, emory will be a breeze! :)
gabrielle from lawrenceville, ga
Unless you're an Honor-roll, AP/IB kind of student, Emory may prove a challenge in terms of academia. With drastically different teaching styles, being flexible to the classes and being able to get the hang of things quickly will prove fruitful for you. That being said, there's no reason a C student can't succeed here, a little effort will get you a long way.
Many classes, especially pre-med/pre-health classes, are quite challenging. I also hear that some of the business school classes can be pretty difficult. But like with anything, if you spend enough time studying, you'll get by just fine. It is easy to get sucked into a vortex of study mode in order to try to stay ahead of the game, but it's important to also find time to relax. Emory offers concerts and fun events to cut the edge off in the stressful atmosphere of a top-tier university.
Monique from Columbus, GA
Many classes are designed to be particularly challenging, especially core classes for a major. Many of the classes related to science, business, and math are challenging for most people. The humanities and arts are less challenging, but what some people find to be more interesting. There is a good balance of difficult courses and easier-going ones.
Monique from Columbus, GA

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