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.
We enjoy four distinct seasons with temperate weather most of the school year. Emory's one of the southernmost schools among the nation's top-ranked universities. Drive a couple of hours to the 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. Dozens of countries maintain consular, trade or chamber of commerce offices in Atlanta.
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. Members include:
- Agnes Scott College
- Clark Atlanta University
- Emory University
- Georgia Institute of Technology
- Georgia State University
- Mercer University
- Morehouse College and School of Medicine
- Oglethorpe University
- Spelman College
- University of Georgia
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.
About one in three alumni lives in the Atlanta metropolitan area.