Facts & Figures

  • Emory is home to 2,783 international students and 1,210 international scholars from over 100 countries.
  • The three leading nations of origin for both our students and scholars are China, South Korea, and India.
  • Emory College of Arts & Sciences, Laney Graduate School, and Goizueta Business School host the largest numbers of international students.
  • 87% of our international students are on an F-1 visa.
  • 64% of our scholars are based in the School of Medicine, including appointments with Emory Healthcare.
  • Over 90% of our scholars carry J-1 or H-1B visas.

Growth of Emory's international student community

Home countries

Scholar home countries

Primary function at Emory

Most of our scholars are here to conduct research.

By division

Most scholars are based in our School of Medicine.