Fast Facts: Academics and Student Life


Emory College5,522
Oxford College979
School of Nursing503
Goizueta Business School858
Total Undergraduate7,862
All University15,252

In the Classroom

  • 70+ majors, 50+ minors, joint majors, and a variety of preprofessional opportunities for all undergraduates
  • Top Ten Majors by enrollment: Business Administration, Nursing, Biology, Economics, Neuroscience & Behavioral Biology, Psychology, Political Science, Human Health, Computer Science, Chemistry
Emory College Oxford College
Average class size 24 20
Student-faculty ratio 8:1 12:1
% of classes with fewer than 30 students 82% 96%
Undergraduates are from 50 states, 61 nations 46 states, 20 nations

Student Life

Emory College Oxford College
# of recognized student organizations 550+ 80
Athletic teams 19 NCAA Division III varsity teams 9 NJCAA Division III varsity teams
Athletics success Finished in top-10, 17 of last 18
24 NCAA Championships
114 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships
91 NJCAA All-American recipients
27 NJCAA Scholar All-Americans
Men's tennis – 5 time National Champions
Women's tennis – 2 time National Championship
Additional athletics 20 recreational and competitive intramural sports and more than 25 club sports teams. Variety of intramurals from indoor soccer, basketball, and badminton. Club sports include soccer, tennis, and ultimate Frisbee.
Arts Arts at Emory hosts over 300 events in the performing, visual, and literary arts each year. Multiple opportunities including Oxford Chorale, Oxford Dance Company, Chamber Music, Jazz Ensemble, and Theater.
Greek Life 17 fraternities and 13 sororities; approximately 30% of students participate. Six SGA-chartered social clubs
Housing All first and second-year students required to live on-campus. 45% of juniors and 37% seniors choose to live on-campus. All students required to live on-campus during two years at Oxford.
Leadership Numerous organizations including the Student Government Association, College Council, Student Programming Council, and Outdoor Emory. Learning to Lead signature course taken by 80% of students. And 79% of students report holding a leadership position on campus. Numerous opportunities for leadership positions and training including retreats, club and campus involvement, and community engagement.
Service 83.2% of students involved in volunteer work Over 10,000 hours of service performed each year