Emory is on a 631-acre campus in the suburban setting of Atlanta, Georgia.
There are many activities and organizations for Emory students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Emory has fraternities and sororities.
Emory students' favorite campus events are Heritage/Homecoming Week, Wonderful Wednesdays and Dooley's Ball and Spring Festival.
This table offers information on housing at Emory.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||62%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||4,821|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||38%|
Emory offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Emory students live on campus. In 2022, 62% of undergrads at Emory lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 38% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Emory. There are 4,821 spots available in on-campus housing for all 7,130 undergraduates. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
Emory offers coed housing.
At Emory there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Emory:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Badminton||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Crew||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Equestrian Sports||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Fencing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Field Hockey||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Lacrosse||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rock Climbing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rugby||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Squash||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Weight Lifting||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Emory University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Emory campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Emory offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Emory, take Interstate 85 to Atlanta, GA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International airport.
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