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Emerson College

Boston, MA
University Website: www.emerson.edu
Apply Online: www.commonapp.org
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Emerson College is a private coeducational university located in Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 1880 by Charles Wesley Emerson as a "school of oratory," Emerson is "the only comprehensive college or university in America dedicated exclusively to communication and the arts in a liberal arts context." Offering over three dozen degree programs in the area of Arts and Communication, the college is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. Located in the Boston's Washington Street Theatre District on the edge of the Boston Common, the school also maintains buildings in Los Angeles and the town of Well, The Netherlands.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $32,128.00 avg tuition

120 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116-4624
(617) 824-8500

Apply online Admissions:
www.emerson.edu/admission
Financial Aid:
www.emerson.edu/financial_services

Areas of Study:

  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Emerson College

Statistics:
Applied 7,433
Admitted 3,600 48%
Enrolled total 914
Full Time: 914
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 580 680
SAT Math 550 640
SAT Writing 580 670
ACT Composite 25 29
ACT English 26 32
ACT Math 24 27
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 88%
4-year graduation rate 74%
6-year graduation rate 78%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Emerson College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $32,128.00 $32,128.00 $32,128.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $600.00 $600.00 $600.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,004.00 $1,004.00 $1,004.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $23,752.00 $23,752.00 $23,752.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $180.00 $180.00 $180.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,004.00 $1,004.00 $1,004.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $13,398.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $1,431.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $65.00
Graduate Application Fee $60.00
Books and Supplies $976.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 73%
Percent receiving grant aid 53%
Avg amount of grant aid $18,143.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 59%
Avg amount of student loan aid $8,597.00

Emerson College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business/Corporate Communications X
International Marketing X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Broadcast Journalism X X
Communication and Media Studies, Other X
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia X
Health Communication X
Journalism X X
Political Communication X
Publishing X
Radio and Television X X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects X
EDUCATION
Drama and Dance Teacher Education X X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General X
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Acting X
Cinematography and Film/Video Production X
Directing and Theatrical Production X
Documentary Production X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music Performance, General X
Musical Theatre X
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology X

Scholarships for Students in Massachusetts

Name Amount Deadline
Jane and Clem Werner Scholarship $5000 February 15, 2015
A.L. Brown Scholarship $7000 January 30, 2015
Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2015
TSI Inc./Arthur J. Abrams Scholarship Varies February 27, 2015
Ernest Morgan Memorial Scholarship Varies March 15, 2015
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