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Overview

Emerson
Location Boston, MA
Setting Large City
Enrollment 5,115
Type Private 4 Year
National Ranking #154
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Website emerson.edu
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Costs

Emerson
Tuition (In State) $50,240
Tuition (Out of State) $50,240
Room & Board $18,768
Avg Net Price $47,594
Avg Grant Aid $24,470
% Receiving Grant Aid 80%

Admission

Emerson
Applied 13,326
Admitted 5,470
Acceptance Rate 41%
Enrolled % 17.2%
Avg High School GPA 3.73
Typical High School Grades A-
Admissions Standards Very High
Applicant Competition Low
ACT Range 27/31
SAT Range 1190/1380
Submit Test Scores Considered but not required
Application Deadline Jan 5, 2023

Academics

Emerson
Student to Faculty Ratio 13:1
Popular Majors
  • Communication (33%)
  • Visual and Performing Arts (29%)
  • English and Literature (19%)
  • Business (14%)
  • Health Professions (2%)

Outcomes

Emerson
Graduation Rate 81%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $49,200
Making Student Loan Payments 80%
Median Student Loan Debt $23,500
Median Loan Payment $242

Diversity

Emerson
% Men 31%
% Women 69%
Racial Diversity Medium
HBCU No
% White 67%
% Black 3%
% Hispanic 11%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 4%
% International 7%
% Unknown Race 3%

Students

Emerson
% In-State 16%
% Out-of-State 70%

Campus

Emerson
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/