Emerson College, Boston

Boston, MA

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Emerson College, Boston

Emerson College, Boston

Emerson College, Boston Student Essentials

Emerson College, Boston Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Lion
Website: www.emerson.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $34,198
Out-of-State Tuition: $34,198
Retention Rate: 88%
Enrollment: 4,875
Year Established: 1880

About Emerson College, Boston

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.

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Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 3.5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

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

Student Ratings

Alumnus - Grad Year 1995

Overall Rating

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).


Emerson College, Boston Map & Location

Emerson College, Boston
120 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116


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Getting Around Emerson College, Boston

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Transit

Excellent transit. This area has plenty of convenient public transportation.

10/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Boston, MA

Winter
Dec
41
28
Jan
36
22
Feb
39
25
Spring
Mar
45
31
Apr
56
41
May
66
50
Summer
Jun
76
60
Jul
82
65
Aug
80
65
Fall
Sep
72
57
Oct
61
47
Nov
52
38

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 3,965
Freshman Class 825
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 4,875

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 9%
  • African American: 3%
  • Caucasian: 58%
  • Asian: 4%
  • Unknown and Other: 24%
Latino 9%
African American 3%
Caucasian 58%
Asian 4%
Unknown and Other 24%

Undergraduate 81%
Graduate 19%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 65%
Men 35%
International 4%
Domestic 96%

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