Emory University is a highly competitive school and its admissions statistics make Emory University one of the 50 most competitive schools for undergraduate admissions globally. Similar to the trends across all top schools, Emory University acceptance rates have continued to decline over the past 8 years and will almost certainly continue to do so into the future.
The Class of 2019 was the single most challenging year to be admitted to Emory University ever to date. For the Class of 2019, 20,519 students applied to Emory University of which 4,796 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 23.4%. Overall applications increased by 15.3% over last year (2018 to 2019) from 17,797 to 20,519.
For the Class of 2019, 478 students were admitted through the early admissions process. Total early applications totaled 1,253, yielding an early acceptance rate of 38.1%.