1. What exactly is Oxford College of Emory University? |
-relation to Emory historically/currently
Short version: Emory was founded in Oxford, Georgia. Later, it receive significant amounts of money and moved most of what it had to Atlanta, though a large number wanted to keep the undergraduate education in Oxford. The Oxford campus went through a number of changes and version until finally becoming Oxford College of Emory University. Oxford College is a two-year liberal arts experience and one of nine constituent academic divisions of Emory University, four of which grant undergraduate degrees.
Oxford students who satisfy the graduate requirements with a 2.0 or higher receive the Associate of Arts degree and thereby automatically continue to the College of Arts and Sciences. Alternatively, they can compete with other students for competitive admission to the Business or Nursing School.
Oxford students are Emory students and receive the same student ID, e-mail, etc. Their four-year degrees are the same.