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Emory Demographics & Diversity

Atlanta, Georgia

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Emory are predominantly White with a smaller Asian population. The school has very high racial diversity. 59% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Emory University students
Race Percent of Students
White 41%
Black 9%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 19%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 17%
Race Unknown 3%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 47% more female students than male students enrolled at Emory University with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Emory has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Emory University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Emory University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 5,854
Women 8,604

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Emory serves a high number of out-of-state students with 86% of the student body residing outside of Georgia or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Emory University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 15%
Out of State 68%
Foreign 18%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$80,509 per year

20% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 3.1%
Part time Undergrads 1.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139658 IPEDS survey data for Emory University.