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  • 120 Boylston Street
    Boston , MA 02116-4624
    (617) 824-8500
    http://www.emerson.edu

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    Setting
    Large City
    Enrollment
    4,566
    Full time
    4,159
    Part time
    407
    Men full time
    1,531
    Women full time
    2,628
    Mission Statement

    Emerson College has been bringing innovation to communication and the arts since 1880. Starting as a school of oratory, Emerson has grown from a one-program school to a fascinating, diverse, and innovative institution serving over 3,600 and 830 graduate students from all 50 states and 75 countries.

    Emerson College More Information

    Type of School
    Four or more years , Private not-for-profit
    Religious affiliation
    None
    Highest degree offered
    Master's degree
    Calendar
    Semester
    Distance learning opportunities
    Yes

  • Emerson College Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number -
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $65
    Applied 7,433
    Admitted 3,600
    Enrolled 914
    Admitted % 48%

    Emerson College Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Recommended
    Secondary school rank Recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Required
    Recommendations Required
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    Emerson College Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 85%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 580
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 680
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 550
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 640
    Students submitting ACT 34%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 25
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 29

    Emerson College Diversity

    American Indian/Alaskan Native -
    Asian/Pacific Islander -
    Black/Non-Hispanic -
    Hispanic -
    White/Non-Hispanic -
    Non-Resident Alien 5%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 20%
  • Emerson College Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $33,568
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $33,568
    Books and Supplies $1,000
    On-campus room and board $13,958
    Off-campus room and board $13,950

    Emerson College Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 76%
    Receiving Federal Grants 34% , $3,424 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 54% , $16,332 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 69% , $7,636 on average
  • Emerson College Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2012/2013 academic year.

    BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES Bachelor Master
    Business/Corporate Communications 0 27
    International Marketing 0 38
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General 143 70
    COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS Bachelor Master
    Advertising 1 0
    Broadcast Journalism 60 15
    Communication and Media Studies, Other 0 17
    Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia 8 0
    Health Communication 0 20
    Journalism 39 12
    Political Communication 30 0
    Publishing 0 48
    Radio and Television 143 5
    Speech Communication and Rhetoric 19 0
    COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES Bachelor Master
    Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 10 0
    EDUCATION Bachelor Master
    Drama and Dance Teacher Education 13 34
    ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS Bachelor Master
    Creative Writing 156 38
    HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS Bachelor Master
    Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 23 0
    Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 0 43
    MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Bachelor Master
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 5 0
    VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS Bachelor Master
    Acting 17 0
    Cinematography and Film/Video Production 139 0
    Directing and Theatrical Production 5 0
    Documentary Production 5 0
    Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 49 0
    Music Performance, General 2 0
    Musical Theatre 12 0
    Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology 18 0
  • Emerson College Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline January 5
    Priority application deadline -
    Fall application deadline January 5
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due January 5
    SAT Subject score report due January 5
    College will notify student by April 1
    Student must reply to acceptance by May 1
    Deadline for housing deposit May 1

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline March 1
    Financial aid deadline -
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about -
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by May 1

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline -
    College will notify student of early decision by -
    Early action deadline November 1
    College will notify student of early action by December 15

    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline March 15
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline April 1
    Transfer application closing date -
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by May 1
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  • Erika from Trainer, PA

    I absolutely love attending Emerson Col. in Boston, Massachusetts. We are located right in the heart of the city in the theatre district, so there is so much to see and do within walking distance. When I first moved in to college, my new friends… more read full review

    I absolutely love attending Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. We are located right in the heart of the city in the theatre district, so there is so much to see and do within walking distance. When I first moved in to college, my new friends and I spent a lot of time adventuring around the city discovering all the amazing sites and dining the city has to offer. The Emerson population is also a very diverse, accepting one, so no matter what, you'll feel welcomed by our friendly students. read full review

  • Current Student, CT

    I didn't count on spending nearly $45,000/yr to have my Intro to Col. Writing teacher be a graduate student. If I'm paying that much money, I should at least have a real teacher showing me how to write like a college student. For a college that… more read full review

    I didn't count on spending nearly $45,000/yr to have my Intro to College Writing teacher be a graduate student. If I'm paying that much money, I should at least have a real teacher showing me how to write like a college student. For a college that claims to be liberal arts, it does not provide a real liberal arts education. A liberal arts' education is one that is well-rounded. That is not at all what Emerson provides. read full review

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