Emory University, a top research university located in Atlanta, Georgia, is an inquiry-driven, ethically engaged and diverse community whose members work collaboratively for positive transformation in the world through courageous leadership in teaching, research, scholarship, health care and social action. The university is recognized internationally for its outstanding liberal arts college, superb professional schools and one of the Southeast's leading health care systems.
The University's proximity and relationship with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention enables medical, biological, chemical, and health sciences students the opportunity to conduct research with the world's leading global health and infectious disease experts. Emory University Hospital has the world's most advanced isolation facility. Emory University's Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) is a world leader in AIDS Vaccine Development and HIV Parthenogenesis studies. The center is funded by nine different institutes of the National Institutes of Health and by the Georgia Research Alliance.
Emory maintains an uncommon balance for an institution of its standing: their scholars and experts generate more than $500 million in research funding annually, while also maintaining a traditional emphasis on teaching. The university is enriched by the legacy and energy of Atlanta, and by collaboration among its schools, centers and partners.