Cal Tech is followed by, in order, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, University of Chicago and Yale University.
Only one Georgia school made the top 50.
Emory University in Atlanta finished No. 41, with an acceptance rate of 22%, and SAT scores of 1,350 and 1,520. Emory has a student-faculty ratio of 9:1, and the average net price of attending the school is $26,804 a year, according to 24/7.
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Emory’s website describes it as “a top-ranked private institution recognized internationally for its outstanding liberal arts colleges, graduate and professional schools, and one of the world's leading health care systems.”
In June, Emory announced it had received a $180 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that will fund analyses aimed at lowering child mortality rates in some of the world's poorest communities. It's the largest ever one-time research grant for the school.
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And in November, Brookhaven approved Emory's proposal to build a $1 billion research and medical complex at Executive Park.
For those students who applied to Emory for fall 2020, you should know at the beginning of April if you're one of the lucky few to be accepted.
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