Oxford College of Emory University, Oxford, GA

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– Private
– Undergraduate enrollment – 978
– Admit rate – 38%
– Financial Aid forms required – FAFSA, CSS Profile
– Retention rate – 95%
– Mid 50% SAT/ACT range – 610-760/28-32
– Student to faculty ratio – 13:1
– Original founding site of Emory University
– Small, very well groomed and landscaped campus with lovely buildings
– Specialized environment where the student attends Oxford for 2 years and then moves onto Emory
– Can Apply to both Oxford and Emory University at the same time
– Emory University has 1 admissions office making decision
– Small liberal arts college environment
– 1/4 of Emory Students start at Oxford
– Like to see students who are willing and wanting to get involved in campus life
– Cap classes at 28 students
– Can earn an Associates degree, but is more ceremonial, to then move onto Emory
– Diverse campus – 18% International, 32% Southeast and remaining outside the area
– Faculty heavily involved with students, hired for teaching
– Can start classes in their area of interest
– Gen ed requirements
– Advisors have small case load – 15-20 students
– Apply to Emory/Oxford in general, not to a specific major
– All Emory events are open to students from both campus’s
– Shuttle to Emory Atlanta campus – About 45 minutes to an hour
– Residential halls are mixed with 1st and 2nd year students
– Very nice town 2 miles away with shops, restaurants
– Host formal programs to assist in transitioning to Atlanta campus
– Need to be a student in good standing to transfer to The Atlanta campus
– To get into the business school junior year there is a separate application, whether on the Oxford or Atlanta campus
– Academic Profile for acceptance is similar for both campus’
– Difference is the environmental fit – Smaller in a more intimate environment vs. city and a larger environment
– COA identical on both campus’
– Offer interviews – Alum gets in touch with the student
– Demonstrated interest not considered unless on the waitlist
– Looking for more nursing students – Declare as a pre-nursing major and then apply heading into junior year
– Gym/health center facility

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