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 25% percent of 19,924 applicants for its Class of 2020
Emory Libraries: Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, & 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  More than one in five college students participates in an honors program during their time at Emory (Spring 2017 Emory College Senior Exit Survey)
International community Emory welcomes nearly 4,000 international students and scholars from more than 100 countries
School of Medicine admissionMore than 8,800 applications in 2016 for 140 first-year medical students positions; More than 1,266 residents and fellows in 97 accredited programs, along with 643 postdoctoral fellows, in 2016
Study abroadMore than one in three undergraduates pursue study abroad opportunities (Spring 2017 Emory College Senior Exit Survey)

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