Location
Atlanta, GA
Undergrads
7,368
Tuition
$42,980
Admission Difficulty
Hard
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Reviews 1266 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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3 College Sophomore

Athletics: I don't really participate in the athletic scene much.

3 College Sophomore

Facilities: There could be more dining options that work with your meal plan

4 College Sophomore

Facilities: There are tons of places to hangout or study.

4 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: My school is not in the city but close to it, so it has a good feel to it.

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4 College Sophomore

Transportation: The only thing terrible about the transportation at my school is that you have to pay a lot for the permit for cars.

1 College Sophomore

Greek Life: After being here for 2 years, the administration has taken all the fun out of being in a fraternity, from restricting beer pong, to basically doing anything that would be deemed fun. It is sad to see the social culture of Emory go downhill because of restrictions by the university. The only thing that makes Greek Life worth it is the people, but without the ability to express yourself and do things in your own house, the entire idea of being in a fraternity becomes pointless. Emory Administration get that stick out your a$$

6 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Academics: The environmental studies department is fantastic. They are interested in you and have a great intern class to prepare you for the job search. I love it!

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4 College Sophomore

Academics: Professors are mostly amazing. Registration is hectic and it sucks

3 College Sophomore

Transportation: Worst part is availability of night time transportation

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Security mainly punishes small things while overlooking bigger problems. I feel relatively safe. Campus health doesn't even take my insurance and is far away. They don't seem to be the best because they just say everyone has mono

2 College Sophomore

Athletics: Not a lot of school spirit.

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3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: The students aren't out of control they know how to tone it down and take care of each other.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: There are a lot of frats and there is a party almost every weekend.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Most of the dorms are built within the last five years and they are in the process of building another one. Cleaning staff comes everymoring the rooms are spacious and private.

2 College Freshman

Athletics: There isn't a football team, the basketball team is mediocre, the soccer team is great volleyball is great, but they don't recruit players.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I haven't lived off campus, but friends seem to like the freedom of it.

College Freshman

Campus Strictness: They're strict when it comes to the important things like underage drinking.

3 College Freshman

Diversity: Its like 20 percent minority but everyone is cool

3 College Freshman

Parking: Finding free parking is a struggle and paying for parking is 600 a semester

4 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: It;s right outside the city so not too much distraction, but you can easy get to it.

3 College Freshman

Transportation: Your first year you can't have a car on campus but its great to have one when u want to go out. but on campus parking is like 600 dollars a semester.

4 College Freshman

Computers: Its great that there are computers everywhere, but the internet sometimes acts up.

3 College Freshman

Campus Dining: It's better than most college campuses, I just thought being in Atlanta the food would be great.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Overall I'm still having fun.

1 College Freshman

Weather: It changes frequently without any warning.

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Matt Kohn
Hometown
Rockville, MD
Major
undeclared
Grad Year
2014
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Emory provides for a very unique and rewarding college experience. With the prestigious and academically rigorous University paired with the entertaining and lively city of Atlanta, your experience at Emory will certainly be a memorable one. You will be forced to work hard during your time at Emory, but you will hopefully see the benefits of this shortly thereafter. Many find Emory's celebrated diversity a blessing as well as a curse, as sometimes the various minorities or student groups become extremely cliquey and exclusive, leaving some students feeling left out. But for most this feeling does not last, and they quickly find their group of friends and people who they truly care about. There is a niche and group for everyone at Emory, but sometimes it can take a while to discover where exactly it is.

While the tuition rates at Emory are some of the highest in the nation, many students look back after a few years and feel that their time at Emory was well spent, literally and figuratively. The school has tons of invaluable resources to offer from the million-dollar facilities to the world-class professors, and your experience is truly what you make of it. The city also has an unlimited amount of opportunities and resources at each student's disposal as well. Both Emory and Atlanta have everything anyone could ask for and more, and until you realize this, you will not be able to fully understand the blessing of attending Emory.

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