Student Population
National Rank
Emerson College overview
Location Boston, Massachusetts
Online emerson.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Emerson College overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Boston, Massachusetts, Emerson College is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 10,360 prospective students applied, and 4,772 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 932 enrolled in the school.  4,318 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 141 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $46,016 plus fees of $836. Emerson College is ranked 106 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Very High 
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SAT 1270/1420
ACT 26/30
GPA 3.6
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 5, 2020
Applicant Competition Average

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Emerson College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,150
Other Fees$836
Room and Board $17,690
Budget for Other Expenses$2,700
Total One Year Cost$68,392


Average Salary After 10 Years
$49,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
81% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Emerson College students
Subject Percent of Class
Communication 33%
Visual and Performing Arts 29%
English and Literature 19%
Business 14%
Health Professions 2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=165662 IPEDS survey data for Emerson College.