About
About Oxford College

Take off from here. Go anywhere.

It’s your turn to soar. Start strong at Oxford College, one of two options for beginning your undergraduate program at Emory University. Oxford offers an unusually intensive focus on the liberal arts, leadership, and service as well as the close attention of committed and outstanding faculty. Here, you’ll be able to chart your course through Emory, where you can earn a bachelor's degree in the sciences and humanities, business, or nursing. Building on Oxford’s solid foundation, there’s no limit to where you’ll go or what you’ll do.

A quick peek at Oxford

Part of Emory

Part of Emory

As one of Emory’s nine schools, Oxford is a small liberal arts campus nestled within a top research university.

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Liberal arts intensified

Liberal Arts Intensified

It’s knowledge turned up a notch. It’s where you put theory into practice and practice what we teach.

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Leadership

Oxford’s leadership

Led by Dean Doug Hicks, Oxford’s leadership team includes faculty, staff and students.

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Different at first glance.

Our size. The closeness and diversity of our community. The professors invested in you and in finding better ways for you to learn. The experiences you’ll have. The fun and friends you’ll make. It all adds up to an extraordinary education.

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Strategic Plan

Forging pathways of excellence.

For nearly 180 years, our campus has served as a crossroads where people venture to be educated and then follow their own paths to serve a world in need of thoughtful, principled and effective leaders. Oxford’s 2020 strategic plan outlines the steps the college will take, with the help of its dedicated alumni, to harness its strengths in academics, teaching and leadership training for first- and second-year students to make, paraphrasing former president Atticus Haygood, what is really good much better.

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