Emory's peaceful campus is part of the energetic Atlanta metropolitan area, which is home to more than five million people and a diversity of cultural, social, entertainment, shopping and recreational options.
Emory's one of the southernmost schools among the nation's top-ranked universities. We enjoy four distinct seasons with temperate weather most of the school year.
Atlanta's location makes it easy to travel. Drive a couple of hours to the Great Smoky and Blue Ridge mountains, or take a half-day's road trip to Florida, Georgia and South Carolina beaches. The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport provides ready global access.
The university is an active citizen in the community, which naturally develops connections and opportunities for Emory students, faculty and staff to explore.
Emory students study in the context of a high concentration of colleges and universities.
The Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education (ARCHE) brings together 20 schools for cooperative efforts including cross registration and interlibrary loans.
Emory students pursue internship and research opportunities both on and off campus.
The university partners with many preeminent Atlanta institutions, such as The Carter Center and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Georgia is home to more than a dozen Fortune 500 headquarters. Many companies on the prominent list have offices here. Dozens of countries maintain consular, trade or chamber of commerce offices here.
About one in three alumni lives in the Atlanta metropolitan area.