Emory University

Frankly, my dears, I do give a damn about Emory University, exclusively featured this week on College Compass: Campus Profile Edition.

NAME: Emory University.

SCHOOLS: Emory College of Arts & Sciences, Dual-degree program with the Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Medicine, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Candler School of Theology, School of Law, Roberto C. Goizueta Business School, Laney Graduate School, Rollins School of Public Health.

MEDIAN SAT SCORE: 1950-2220.


CAMPUS: Emory’s main campus covers more than 600 acres in Atlanta’s historic suburb of Druid Hills. Students, faculty, staff and visitors enjoy a peaceful, pedestrian-friendly environment, with easy proximity to one of the nation’s fastest-growing metropolitan areas. The campus features a thoughtful balance of buildings and green space. Peavine Creek, a branch of the historic Peachtree Creek, winds through maples, oaks, magnolias, pines and dogwoods that grace the gently rolling hills.


WHERE YOU WILL LIVE: Atlanta is the capital and most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia. Atlanta is considered to be a top business city and is a primary transportation hub of the Southeastern United States—via highway, railroad, and air. Metro Atlanta contains the world headquarters of corporations such as The Coca-Cola Company, The Home Depot, AT&T Mobility, UPS, Delta Air Lines, and Turner Broadcasting. Atlanta has the country’s fourth-largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 75 percent of Fortune 1000 companies have business operations in the metropolitan area, helping Atlanta realize a gross metropolitan product of US$270 billion, accounting for more than two-thirds of Georgia’s economy.

COST: $39,158.


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