How to Get into Emory University


          Emory University is a private University located in Druid Hills, Georgia near Atlanta. The university has close to 13,000 students. The school was originally founded as a Methodist University. Emory University is ranked within the top 30 undergraduate programs in the US by US News and World Report. Its sports teams are called the Emory Eagles and they typically compete in the NCAA Division III Athletic association. The university is made up of several academic colleges including Oxford College, the College of Arts and Sciences, Laney Graduate School, School of Law, School of Medicine, Woodruff School of Nursing, Rollins school of public health, Chandler school of Theology, and Roberto Goizueta Business School. Emory students are typically required to live the first two years on campus. If you are looking to join the ranks of the Emory University freshmen list then follow the advice below to help get accepted into Emory University.

Step 1

Focus during your high school years to succeed academically by having a stronger GPA than the average to get into Emory University. If you are consistently above the average GPA score of incoming freshmen to the university then you have a much better than average chance of getting into the university. The average GPA to get into Emory University is around 3.85% which is very competitive so you have your work cut out for you.

Step 2

Learn the average SAT scores for freshmen to the University. Try to be above these scores to raise your chances of getting into Emory University and to also increase your chances of getting a scholarship to the University. The middle 50% of SAT math scores for incoming Emory University freshmen are between 660 and 750. The middle 50% critical reading scores are between 640 and 730.

Step 3

Study the deadlines and application requirements for the university. The deadlines for early decision I and early decision II are November 1st and January 1st, respectively. The regular decision admissions application deadline is due by January 15th. Emory does not require on campus interviews as part of the admissions process.

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