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Emerson College

Boston, MA

Emerson College

Overview

Emerson College is a Comprehensive institution located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 120 Boylston Street
Boston, MA  02116-4624
United States

Majors & Degrees

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Broadcast Journalism Checkmark
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Mass Communication/media Checkmark
Political Communication Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Publishing Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
Radio, Television, And Digital Communication Related Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
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Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Radio And Television Broadcasting Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education&-individuals With Speech/language Impairments Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Intermedia/multimedia Checkmark
Playwriting And Screenwriting Checkmark
Theater Design And Technology Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12,941
Applied
4,612
Accepted
3,855
Enrolled
36%
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Female Admissions

8,899
Females Applied
3,232
Females Accepted
36%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,042
Males Applied
1,380
Males Accepted
34%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

65
Application Fee
3.73
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th April 1st
Other early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Transfer March 15th May 1st Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 610 690
SAT Math 590 700
ACT Composite 27 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

47,856
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Fees

872
Full-time student fees
18,400
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

23,479
Avg. Financial Aid Package
27,955
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
12,244
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,551
Avg. Loan Aid
13,850
Avg. Grant Aid
20,114
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
49%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
8%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,855
Total Undergrad students
11%
International Students
78%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.13%
Black or African American 3.19%
White or Caucasian 62.13%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.13%
Asian 4.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 3.5%
Other 1.97%

Gender

Male (39.71%)
Female (60.29%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 52%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
EVVY's (award show), Spring Musical and Emerson Recognition and Achievement Awards (student government)

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
EIV (Emerson Independent Video), National Broadcasting Society (student chapter), SPEC (Screenwriting), Entertainment Monthly (entertainment news) and Emerson International (international student group)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Golf No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Golf No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

459
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 206
Part-time - 253
Male - 233
Female - 226
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