Emory University is a private doctoral university in metropolitan Atlanta, located in the Druid Hills section of unincorporated DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. The university was founded as Emory College in 1836 in Oxford, Georgia by the Methodist Episcopal Church and was named in honor of Methodist bishop John Emory. In 1915, the college relocated to metropolitan Atlanta and was rechartered as Emory University. The university is the second-oldest private institution of higher education in Georgia and among the fifty oldest private universities in the United States.
Emory University has nine academic divisions and students come from all 50 states, 6 territories of the United States, and over 100 foreign countries.
Emory University is 18th among the list of colleges and universities in the United States by endowment, 21st among universities in the world by endowment, and 21st in U.S. News & World Report's 2016 National Universities Rankings.
Emory University, a top-ranked private institution recognized internationally for its outstanding liberal arts colleges, graduate and professional schools, and one of the world's leading health care systems, is located on a beautiful campus in Atlanta, Georgia's historic Druid Hills neighborhood. Whatever your interest in Emory, we would welcome your visit to campus.
Emory maintains an uncommon balance for an institution of its standing: our scholars and experts generate more than $572 million in research funding annually while also maintaining a traditional emphasis on teaching. The University is enriched by collaboration among its schools, centers, and partners as well as by the legacy and energy of Atlanta.
The 2015 Annual Report demonstrates the myriad ways in which "Emory Leads" with robust sections that include Confronting Global Challenges, Educating the Next Generation, Creating Knowledge, Advancing Caring and Healing, and Transforming Society.
The Emory University is a Private university located in Atlanta.
The Emory University was founded in 1836.
The current president of Emory University is James W. Wagner.
According to verified online sources, the Emory University enrolls a total of 6677 students.
According to the main website, the Emory University has a total student population of 6677 graduate students.