History at Emory University
Emory is located in Atlanta, Georgia and approximately 13,997 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 38 history majors received their bachelor's degree from Emory.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in History section at the bottom of this page.
Emory History Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in History
- Master’s Degree in History
- Doctorate Degree in History
Emory History Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the history progam at Emory compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The history major at Emory is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for History. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Best History Doctor’s Degree Schools||16|
|Best Value History Master’s Degree Schools||154|
|Best Value History Bachelor’s Degree Schools||270|
History Student Demographics at Emory
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the history majors at Emory University.
Emory History Bachelor’s Program
About 58% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in history at Emory are white. This is below average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 4% more racial-ethnic minorities in its history bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Emory University with a bachelor's in history.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||4|
Emory History Master’s Program
In the history master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 33% of degree recipients. That is 6% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Emory University with a master's in history.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
Emory also has a doctoral program available in history. In 2021, 3 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Concentrations Within History
History majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Emory University. A concentration may not be available for your level.
|Concentration||Annual Degrees Awarded|
Careers That History Grads May Go Into
A degree in history can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for GA, the home state for Emory University.
|Occupation||Jobs in GA||Average Salary in GA|
|High School Teachers||27,620||$58,050|
|Museum Technicians and Conservators||190||$43,390|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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