Rankings & Successes: Community Life

  • An Emory education is global. The campus community currently welcomes more than 3,000 international students and scholars from more than 120 countries.  Emory offers dozens of study abroad programs, enjoyed by more than 40% of our undergraduate BBA students (2010 Emory College Senior Survey).
  • At the MBA level, EvMBA students complete an International Module by choosing from a menu of elective classes at partner institutions; more than half the full-time MBA students complete an international internship, study abroad or take an international mid-semester travel module to build real-world skills and learn about business leadership in countries such as Brazil, India, Japan, Turkey or South Africa; and, the Executive MBA requires a full-course international study tour.
  • More than four in five of our undergraduates participated in community service or volunteer work (2010 Emory College Senior Survey). The campus community was honored to receive the 2008 Presidential Award for General Community Service.
  • Emory University’s President’s Commission on the Status of Women in the University (PCSW) presented Goizueta Business School with the 2010 Award for Outstanding Gender Diversity in Academics.
  • The Emory community enjoys a diverse religious life. The Interreligious Council includes representatives of all campus religious groups. Candler School of Theology is one of 13 United Methodist seminaries, and dozens of denominations are represented in its student body.
  • Hundreds of Emory community members have confronted questions of race, gender, sexuality and other forms of human difference through the Transforming Community Project, a university-wide initiative that has been recognized with Ford Foundation grants.