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 participate in a honors program while at Emory. More than a third study abroad. Emory's vast library holdings include the collections of such literary figures as Seamus Heaney, Alice Walker, Salman Rushdie, and Jack Kerouac. In the past five years, the university's international student body has grown by 44 percent.

Other Emory Distinctions

  • No. 20 among national universities (US News & World Report); No. 15 among BBA programs; No. 1 Department of Biomedical Engineering, with Georgia Tech
  • No. 17 out of 500 national public and private universities (Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education)
  • No. 1 among best American colleges for writers by USA Today College
  • No. 10 in the 2015–2016 Best Value survey of 100 top private universities (Kliplinger’s Personal Finance)
  • No. 6 for best college library and No. 18 for best college dorms (Princeton Review)
  • No. 7 among most gay-friendly campuses by Greatvaluecolleges.net
  • No. 8 among greenest universities (BestColleges.com)

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