36%

Acceptance Rate

$19,098

Avg.Financial Aid

002146

FAFSA Code

About Emerson College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

4,573

Website

www.emerson.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

CIHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Boston, MA, Emerson College is a private coeducational university. In 1880, Charles Wesley Emerson founded Emerson College. The motto of the Emerson College is "Expression Necessary to Evolution" and its official colors are purple, warm gray and white. The total enrolment stands at 4,919 (2019 students at Emerson College. Around 3,878 and 1,052 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 469 (2019) faculty. At Emerson College, around 99% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 61% of the students are females and 39% are males. Finally, at EC around 59% are white, 13% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 13% are Non-resident alien. The college has produced several achievers in its 140 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Jay Leno (Television presenter, Television producer), David Cross (Comedian, Television producer), Denis Leary (Comedian, Television producer), and Steven Wright (Comedian, Musician). The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. A total of 43 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association), and NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges). The total endowment of the Emerson College is around $161 million (2017-18).

Location & Contact

Address

120 Boylston Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6178248500
Fax: 6178248609
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular college helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed Emerson College at the 222nd position among other national universities.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

36%

SAT Range

1200 - 1390

ACT Range

26 - 31

Application Fee

$65

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Recommended

Accept Common App

Yes

The university is selective in taking in students. Moreover, admission to EC is moderately difficult. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $65, as part of the admission process at EC. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1200-1410, it would improve her chances. The average ACT score at Emerson College is 29. However, those getting an ACT score less than 27 might also be offered admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 120 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116-4624, or call (617) 824-8500.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$46,054

Average Annual Cost

$46,016

Books And Supplies

$1,150

Other Fees

$836

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$17,690

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,700

Total One Year Cost

$68,392

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to EC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $70,897. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($49,432), books and supplies ($1,150), room and boarding ($18,400), and budget for other expenses ($3,240). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

15:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

87%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$735

Faculty Overview

55%

Male Professors

45%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

281 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

145 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

138 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

110 Graduates

Marketing

107 Graduates

Journalism

83 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

32 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

24 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

14 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

12 Graduates

Graphic Communications

9 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

6 Graduates

Music

3 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

3,855

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

16%

Full-time

98%

Part-time

2%

Students Gender

Male

40%

US National: 44%

Female

60%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

62% White

2% Unknown

3% Black

13% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

11% Non Resident alien

5% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

70%

Out Of State

13%

In State

17%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$80,700 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 89% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

89%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Lion

School Colors

purple and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

116

Total Female Athletes

109

Intramural Sports

3

Sports Club

6

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Lacrosse

Soccer

Tennis

Volleyball

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $18,400 per year. At Emerson College, students are offered well-cooked food keeping in mind their health and nutritional requirements. Additionally, the college offers a wide assortment of dining and meal options to the students. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the college are 39% and 61%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$37,300/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$46,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$21,500

$26,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$223 - 270

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

74%

Average Aid Per Year

$19,098

Students Receiving Federal Grants

15%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,071

Students Receiving State Aid

4%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,108

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

73%

Average Aid Per Year

$18,111

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$27,456

$30K - $48K

$28,684

$48K - $75K

$22,835

$75K - $110K

$21,509

> $110K

$17,860

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$9,913,050

In case the students at Emerson College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,591, whereas the financial aid is $20,784. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $2,441, while the institutional aid is $20,784. At EC, the total amount of non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $9,913,050 per year.

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