Emory University Rankings and Recognition

Emory's distinctive architecture and abundant green space have earned it accolades as one of the nation's most beautiful campuses. One in five undergraduate students participates in an honors program during their matriculation at Emory. More than a third study abroad. Emory's vast library holdings include special collections and materials from the 15th to 21st centuries, and include such literary figures as Seamus Heaney, Alice Walker, Salman Rushdie, and Jack Kerouac.

Other Emory Distinctions

  • No. 21 among national universities (US News & World Report); No. 15 among BBA programs; No. 2 Department of Biomedical Engineering, with Georgia Tech
  • No. 1 among best American colleges for writers by USA Today College
  • No. 3 for best value among colleges and universities in the Southeast; No. 14 nationally by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
  • No. 6 for best college library and No. 18 for best college dorms (2015) in The Princeton Review
  • No. 9 among happiest colleges and No. 16 among most gay-friendly campuses (2011) by Newsweek and The Daily Beast
  • No. 16 among greenest colleges and universities (Sierra Club)
  • One of the top 10 schools identified as a new Ivy (2013) by Unigo.com

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