Welcome, new and returning students! Our orientation programs provide new students with an introduction to all the ways they can pursue personal goals and contribute to campus life and community. Each of our nine schools has its own orientation schedule.
Special events for new undergraduates include the traditional Coke Toasts, the Class of 2018 Class Photo, the Oxford Olympics and the Songfest competition. | Emory College of Arts and Sciences | Oxford College
For more than a year, Emory has partnered with Coursera to offer free, not-for-credit, massive open online courses, or MOOCs. This type of online education has been popular — with some 241,000 students from around the world registering for Emory’s Coursera courses.
This fall Emory expands its Coursera presence once more by rolling out several new courses, including one that offers a multidisciplinary glimpse into the complex problem of violence, beginning September 3, taught by Emory professors Pamela Scully and Deb Houry, and a course on Childbirth: A Global Perspective, by Professor Lynn Sibley, set to start October 1.
Emory’s Goizueta Business School tied for 7th in Poets and Quants’ recent ranking of the Top 100 Undergraduate Business Programs in the nation. This ranking is based on analysis of program rankings by Bloomberg Businessweek and U.S. News & World Report in combination with total university rankings by the latter.
Emory is distinctive as a national research university with a strong and visible liberal arts core that includes a liberal arts presence in every school. All undergraduate programs at Emory begin with two years of study in a vibrant liberal arts curriculum to develop both broad knowledge and the capacity for reflective critical thinking. Students enter the BBA program as juniors.