Emerson College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
120 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116-4624
(617) 824-8600
Fax: (617) 824-8609

Contact: Sara Ramirez
Director of Undergraduate Admission
Main Address
120 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116-4624
(617) 824-8500

www.emerson.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 3,644
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 774
Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,418
Graduate enrollment: 892

Setting
Urban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $65

Online application fee: $65
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 37%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 90%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Acting B
Arts – General B
Directing/Theatrical Production B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Film Production/Cinematography B
Film Studies B
Playwriting/Screenwriting B
Theater Design/Stagecraft B
Theatre Arts Management B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Communications B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B
Broadcast Journalism B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Political Communications B
Public Relations B
Publishing B

Education

Drama/Dance Teacher Education B
Education of Deaf/Hearing Impaired B
Education of Speech Impaired B
Education of the Autistic B
Speech Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Audiology/Hearing Sciences B
Communication Disorders B
Speech-Language Pathology B
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Emerson College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (617) 824-8500
Website: www.emerson.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.commonapp.org
Address: 120 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116-4624
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,930
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 81%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,437 (90% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $49,432
Out-of-state Tuition: $49,432
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 80%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $21,972

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Emerson College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Emerson College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 23
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 118
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Education 11
English Language and Literature/Letters 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Visual and Performing Arts 91
Grand total 2715

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Emerson College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $49,432
Out-of-state $49,432
Books and supplies $1,150

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $31,264
Out-of-state $31,264

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 741 80%
Grant or scholarship aid 700 76% $21,972
Student loan aid 480 52% $12,716

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,561 66% $21,612
Federal student loans 1,950 51% $6,577

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Emerson College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Emerson College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 15,353 4,715 10,638
Percent admitted 100% 33% 34%
Percent admitted who enrolled 6% 7% 6%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Emerson College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 4,930
Undergraduate enrollment 3,878
Graduate enrollment 1,052

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Emerson College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs

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