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 2021 was one of the most challenging year to be admitted to Emory University ever to date. For the Class of 2021, 24,114 students applied to Emory University of which 5,172 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 21.4%. Overall applications increased by 21.0% over last year (2020 to 2021) from 19,924 to 24,114.
For the Class of 2021, 474 students were admitted through the early admissions process. Total early applications totaled 1,493, yielding an early acceptance rate of 31.7%.