Academic Excellence

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Highlights

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Association of American Universities The association of 62 leading research universities invites members considered to be on the leading edge of innovation, scholarship and solutions that contribute to society's well-being
The Carter CenterStudents participate through internships and lectures at Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter's nonprofit, which works in partnership with Emory to advance peace and health worldwide
Emory Center for Ethics  Students may pursue programs including a master of arts in bioethics and a minor in ethics, grounded in the university's vision of being ethically engaged in community
Emory College admission  Emory College of Arts and Sciences admitted 26.5% percent of 17,705 applicants for its Class of 2017
Emory Libraries: Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book LibraryMaterials from 15th to 21st century include literary collections, African American history and culture, and regional resources; Students, scholars and other visitors can browse rare books, read original letters and manuscripts, and listen to rare recordings
Emory Libraries: Pitts Theology Library The Candler School of Theology library is considered one the nation's leading theological libraries with total holdings of more than 550,000 volumes, including 120,000 in its rare book collection
General Education RequirementsAn Emory bachelor's degree ensures a well-rounded education through a defined set of courses
Honors: Undergraduate study  One in five college students participates in an honors program during their time at Emory (2013 Emory College Senior Survey)
International community Emory welcomes more than 3,500 international students and scholars from more than 120 countries
School of Medicine admissionMore than 6,800 applications in 2013 for 138 first-year medical students positions; More than 1,250 residents in 98 accredited programs, along with 558 postdoctoral fellows, in 2013
Study abroadNearly two in five undergraduates pursue study abroad opportunities (2013 Emory College Senior Survey)

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