PhD Student Life

Emory University

Global Recognition. Hometown Feel.

Lush residential areas are a splendid backdrop for Atlanta's thriving business community, and Goizueta Business School is in one of the finest. Nestled in the historic Druid Hills neighborhood, Goizueta and Emory University's surrounding campus boasts tree-lined, winding roads, fine homes, and quaint shops and pubs.

World-Class Wisdom: Intellectual Capital

Emory University campus

Among the most highly selective institutions in the world and ranked among the top 25 colleges in the United States, Emory University boasts seven graduate and professional schools, two undergraduate colleges, numerous centers for advanced study, and affiliations with a host of prestigious institutions, including The Carter Center and two major resources for research - the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Cancer Society. The intellectual environment and diverse culture fostered at Emory adds richness to the Goizueta PhD experience. The distinction of being part of Emory University grants you the privilege to take advantage of all this community has to offer. From libraries to gymnasiums, you'll have easy access to all of Emory's abundant resources.

A Welcoming and Enterprising Community

PhD Students

We enjoy a host of colorful traditions that range from Wonderful Wednesdays and Dooley's Week to Classroom on the Quad and Emory Cares International Service Day. Arts at Emory hosts hundreds of programs that bring together thousands of students, faculty, guest artists, and visitors annually. The university designates more than half of the campus as protected green space and engages the community through a range of sustainability initiatives.

Off-Campus Living


Numerous options for off-campus living are available in the surrounding Emory community. Off-campus apartment complexes abound. Within a five-mile radius, there are more than 50 such housing options with varying amenities. In addition, there are numerous homes and rooms for rent in the area.