Students play minigolf on the rooftop of Ponce City Market.


Oxford College is just 36 miles from Atlanta, the business, technology, entertainment, and health care center of the Southeast and, since 1915, home to Emory University.

This progressive, global city offers you many ways to gain experience and have fun. Atlanta's vitality comes from its many neighborhoods—each with its own vibe and sensibilities.

Usually when people talk about Atlanta, they're referring to the entire metropolitan area (including Oxford), which is home to nearly 6 million people. Atlanta is also home to the world's busiest airport—good for getting to break destinations or an out-of-town internship.

Gain Experience

You'll find a wealth of opportunities in Atlanta to prepare for your career.

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most livable city in America

Alumni Network

More than 44,000 Emory alumni live and work in Atlanta, providing a great resource for students looking for mentors and networking at Emory and beyond. Twice yearly Career Discovery Days allow current students to shadow alumni in Atlanta and other cities for a half or full day and find out more about the paths they took to their current jobs.

Have Fun

With Emory’s Atlanta campus an easy shuttle ride from Oxford, you’ll have a base for exploring the city and its neighborhoods (242, to be exact). Some highlights include: