General Information About Emerson College
Emerson College, located in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts, is the only comprehensive college in America dedicated exclusively to communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Emerson is internationally recognized in its fields of specialization, which are communication; marketing; journalism; communication sciences and disorders; visual and media arts; the performing arts; and writing, literature and publishing.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Teacher certification
- Study abroad
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- Dual credit
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- City: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 6,943 Percent Admitted 42% Men Admitted 42% Women Admitted 42% Full Time Retention Rate 88%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 580 680 Math 550 640 Writing 580 670
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 25 29 English 25 31 Math 23 28 Writing 25 29
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 4,728 Native American 27 Asian 210 African American 123 Hispanic 289 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 3,388 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 768