Description

For a unique educational experience in communications and other liberal and fine arts, Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts, is a great choice.

Student life at Emerson is centered on creativity. Campus events and activities like theatre and musical performances and gallery exhibits are hosted frequently. Its location in Boston also provides additional resources with its many museums, theatres, bookstores and galleries.

Academics at Emerson primarily consist of artistic specializations. Undergraduate majors are offered in Communication Arts, Filming, Creative Writing, Stage Production and many more. Graduate degrees are also available in Journalism, Publishing and Writing, Global Marketing Communications and Advertising and more.

Students may also take a one-year certificate program, available in a wide variety of fields from Graphic Novel Writing to Playwriting.

Admissions require students to complete both a Common Application and an Emerson application, submit official high school transcripts, a teacher evaluation and ACT/SAT scores and choose a field of concentration. Students seeking degrees in Performing Arts, Film and the Honors Program are required to send in additional materials.

Merit scholarships are offered to eligible students to help cover the cost of tuition. Students who complete a FAFSA application will also be considered for federal financial aid through the form of scholarships, student loans and work study programs.

Quick Facts about Emerson College, Boston

Region

Northeast

Setting

Large City Setting

Type

Private

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Lions

Website

www.emerson.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Highly Selective

In-State Tuition

$32,128

Out-of-State Tuition

$32,128

Retention Rate

87%

Enrollment

4,527

Year Established

1880

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 3.5

5 star
 
4 star
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50% of students gave Emerson College, Boston 4 stars overall.

Alumnus - Grad Year 1995

Overall Rating:
3

Detailed Ratings

I studied overseas in Maastricht as part of the MA in global marketing and advertising. Great area to study in and get a global flavor (especially fellow students from all parts of the world - would do it again).

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Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
3,644
Freshman Class
825
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
4,527

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
80%
Graduate
20%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
100%
Part-Time
0%

Gender of Students

Women
65%
Men
35%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
8%
African American
3%
Caucasian
60%
Asian
5%
Unknown and Other
23%

International Students

International
4%
Domestic
96%

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