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Emory University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $32,506 $34,336 $36,336 $38,036 4.7%
Books and supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,100 10.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $9,938 $10,220 $10,572 $10,896 3.1%
Other $1,400 $1,400 $1,800 $2,100 16.7%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $44,844 $46,956 $49,708 $52,132 4.9%

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Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2008
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 17,446 7,305 10,141
Percent admitted 27% 29% 25%
Percent admitted who enrolled 28% 29% 26%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Recommendations X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2008 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 1,139 88%
ACT 553 43%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 640 740
SAT Math 670 760
SAT Writing 650 740
ACT Composite 30 33



Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges 1/1/1917 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools 1/1/1923 -   Accredited
American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation
Funeral Service Education (FUSER) - Institutions and programs awarding diplomas, associate degrees and bachelor's degrees 7/1/1985 - 7/1/1999 Terminated
American College of Nurse-Midwives, Division of Accreditation
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses 6/20/1977 -   Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) 5/22/1958 -   Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist 11/1/1975 -   Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 3/1/1968 -   Accredited
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs 1/10/1995 -   Accredited
Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission
Pastoral Education (PAST) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers and CPE and supervisory CPE programs 4/1/1975 -   Accredited
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology 1/1/1938 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 4/16/1998 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 4/16/1998 -   Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health (PH) - Graduate schools of public health 4/24/1978 -   Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers 7/1/1973 -   Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree 7/1/1942 -   Accredited
National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health, Council on Accreditation
Nurse Practitioners (NURPR) - Women's health nurse practitioners' programs 7/1/2003 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1983 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 3/31/2000 -   Accredited