At Emory University, Blacks Make Up Smaller Percentage of Admitted Students Than a Year Ago

This year Emory University in Atlanta, like many of its peer institutions, had its largest applicant pool in history. The university admitted 25.8 percent of its 17,448 applicants.

This year 521 blacks were admitted to Emory. They made up 11.6 percent of all accepted students at Emory.

In 2007, 519 black students were accepted at Emory. They were 12.4 percent of the students admitted to the university. In 2007, only 23.3 percent of the black students admitted to the university decided to enroll.