About Emory University:

Emory University is a private research university in the Druid Hills neighborhood of the city of Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The university was founded as Emory College in 1836 in Oxford, Georgia by the Methodist Episcopal Church and was named in honor of Methodist bishop John Emory. In 1915, the college relocated to its present location in Druid Hills and was rechartered as Emory University. The university is the second-oldest private institution of higher education in Georgia and among the fifty oldest private universities in the United States. Emory University has nine academic divisions: Emory College of Arts and Sciences, Oxford College, Goizueta Business School, Laney Graduate School, School of Law, School of Medicine, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Rollins School of Public Health, and the Candler School of Theology. Emory University, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and Peking University in Beijing, China jointly administer the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering. The university operates the Confucius Institute in Atlanta in partnership with Nanjing University. Emory has a growing faculty research partnership with the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). Emory University students come from all 50 states, 6 territories of the United States, and over 100 foreign countries. Emory Healthcare is the largest healthcare system in the state of Georgia and comprises seven major hospitals, including the internationally renowned Emory University Hospital and Emory University Hospital Midtown. The university operates the Winship Cancer Institute, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, and many disease and vaccine research centers. Emory University is the leading coordinator of both the NIAID'sMalaria Host-Pathogen Interaction Center (MaHPIC) and the U.S. Health Department's National Ebola Training and Education Center. The university is one of four institutions involved in the NIAID's Tuberculosis Research Units Program. The International Association of National Public Health Institutes is headquartered at the university and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Cancer Society are national affiliate institutions located adjacent to the campus. The university is partnered with the Carter Center.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
World University Rankings 54 45 43 37 47 40 50 51 52 47 48 54 56

ByField

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agriculture 187 243 193 235 208 238 286 273 - 275 261 272
Engineering 296 - - 256 - 285 266 226 293 301-350 255 265
Life Sciences 33 31 29 34 28 28 31 30 28 30 28 33
Medicine 22 21 22 26 23 23 24 25 22 21 21 23
Natural Sciences 262 245 232 291 295 - - - - 301-350 301-350 351-400
Social Sciences 35 34 33 34 36 48 43 39 42 42 48 53

BySubject

Subject 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agricultural Sciences - 153 208 178 207 239 287 242 243 211
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - 52
Chemical Engineering - - - - - - - - 451-500 451-500
Chemistry 139 148 159 171 160 162 152 168 165 174
Civil Engineering - - - - - - - - 401-450 351-400
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - 22
Computer Science 279 - - - - - - 401-450 401-450 451-500
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - 157
Electrical Engineering 253 144 162 166 221 205 246 243 236 273
Environment / Ecology - 238 193 223 276 240 288 239 207 248
Geosciences - - - - - - - - - -
Immunology - - - - - - - - - 15
Materials Science 252 162 195 192 189 161 175 196 184 183
Mathematics 172 248 241 293 242 216 285 222 213 249
Mechanical Engineering - - - - - - - - 451-500 -
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - 32
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - 52
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - 27
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - 31 27 32 30 20 20 22 36
Physics - - - - - - - 451-500 401-450 401-450
Plant & Animal Science - - - - - - - - 401-450 401-450
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - 28
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - 43
Space Science - - - - - - - - - -