About Emory University

From its founding in 1836, Emory has grown into a national teaching, research, and service center with an enrollment of 13,893. A coeducational, private university affiliated with the United Methodist Church, Emory awards more than two thousand degrees annually. In addition to Oxford College, the university comprises Emory College; the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; a broad program in the allied health professions; and schools of business, law, medicine, theology, nursing, and public health.

Among the centers for specialized research and study at Emory are the Graduate Institute of the Liberal Arts, the Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, the Carter Center, the Rollins Center for Church Ministries, the Emory Center for International Studies, the Center for Research in Faith and Moral Development, the Center for Ethics in Public Policy and the Professions, and the Michael C. Carlos Museum. Campus-based independent affiliates include the African Studies Association; Scholars Press; the National Faculty for the Humanities, Arts, and Sciences; and the Georgia Endowment for the  Humanities.

Emory University maintains exchange agreements with the following universities abroad: Augsburg, Berlin, Göttingen, and Regensburg (Germany); Peking, Xiamen, and Xi’an Medical (People’s Republic of China); Institute of State and Law of the Academy of Sciences and the Pushkin Institute (Russia); Tbilisi State (Georgia); St Andrews (Scotland); Johannes Kepler (Austria); Kobe (Japan); Leiden (Holland); Montpellier (France); and Trieste (Italy).

Emory’s Robert W. Woodruff Medical Center includes the schools of medicine, public health, and nursing; The Emory Clinic; Emory University Hospital; Crawford Long Hospital of Emory University; the Jesse Parker Williams Pavilion; and the Yerkes National Primate Research Center. Independent affiliates located in the vicinity of the medical center include the Georgia Mental Health Institute; the American Cancer Society; Wesley Homes; the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and the following hospitals: Grady Memorial, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center.