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Emerson College
Emerson College 120 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116 Phone: (617) 824-8500
  • 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.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Teacher certification
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    Credit Accepted
    • 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
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    Campus Setting
    • 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 27.0
    Asian 210.0
    African American 123.0
    Hispanic 289.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 3,388
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 768

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