Release date: Aug. 31, 2001
Contact: Deb Hammacher, Assistant Director, 404-727-0644, or email@example.com
International Enrollment Continues To Rise For Emory's Incoming Class
Emory College, the universitys liberal arts undergraduate division, has enrolled approximately 1,233 students this fall from every part of the United States and 29 other nations. Thirty-seven percent of the incoming class applied through early decision, meaning that Emory was the students top choice and that they withdrew applications to other institutions when accepted by Emory. International student applications continued a strong upward trend again this year, with a 20 percent increase on top of increases of 26 and 40 percent during the past two years.
Official numbers will not be available until the registrars date of record Sept. 11, but the preliminary profile of the incoming class is :
16.6% Asian American
The average SAT score is 1327.
Among students awarded merit scholarships through national competition,
There are 46 states represented in the incoming class. The geographic
breakdown of students is:
The top states represented include:
There are 49 international first-year students enrolled for this year
representing 29 countries. The geographic breakdown of those students
is as follows:
Most of this class of first-year students has taken advantage of a high-tech option for getting to know their classmates: A web site called Connect 2005 was available to all accepted first-year students. When students received their acceptance letters, they received a user name and password that let them access the chatroom. Established last year, the interactive conference is a service on LearnLink, Emorys campus intranet. Through Connect 2005, students can choose online discussions, private electronic mail and real-time chats with fellow classmates. Announcements and other useful information have been posted in the space, including financial aid information, orientation week schedules and activities, advice on what kind of computer to bring, housing and more. The first day of class was Thursday, Aug. 30.
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