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Emerson College

Boston, MA

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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
Contact Phone: 617-824-8500

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Majors & Degrees

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Advertising Checkmark
Broadcast Journalism Checkmark
Communication And Media Studies, Other Checkmark
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Political Communication Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication, Other Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Publishing Checkmark
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Radio, Television, And Digital Communication, Other Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Sports Communication Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, And Special Effects Checkmark
Radio And Television Broadcasting Technology/technician Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Speech Or Language Impairments Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Audiology/audiologist And Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders, General Checkmark
Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Directing And Theatrical Production Checkmark
Documentary Production Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Dramatic/theatre Arts And Stagecraft, Other Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Intermedia/multimedia Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Musical Theatre Checkmark
Playwriting And Screenwriting Checkmark
Technical Theatre/theatre Design And Technology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, General Checkmark

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

60
Application Fee
3.73
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements: Resume, Portfolio

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 20th Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported 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

51,264
Private
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Fees

19,644
Room & board

Financial Aid

27,625
Avg. Financial Aid Package
33,583
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
10,584
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,469
Avg. Loan Aid
13,642
Avg. Grant Aid
23,448
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
53%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

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

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

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
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
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
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
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