Emory University is located just 15 minutes from downtown Atlanta, Georgia in the tree-lined suburban neighborhood of Druid Hills. Emory University's campus anchors the southern end of the "Clifton Corridor", which also includes the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Emory University is home to nine major academic divisions, numerous centers for advanced study, and a host of prestigious affiliated institutions. In addition to Emory College, the University encompasses a graduate school of arts and sciences; professional schools of medicine, theology, law, nursing, public health, and business; and Oxford College, a two-year undergraduate division on the original campus of Emory in Oxford, Ga.
Emory was founded at Oxford by the Methodist Church in 1836. Led by President James W. Wagner, the University has 12,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty members who represent all regions of the United States and dozens of other countries.
The school is consistently rated in "Top 20" lists generated by independent evaluators, such as the famous US News & World Report.