Emerson College

Address:
120 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116-4624
Phone:
617-824-8500
Website:
http://www.emerson.edu
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About Emerson College

Emerson College is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within a professional field other than business or education. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate3,715
 Graduate841
 Total4,556
GenderFemale60%
 Male40%
Student Age% Under 2584%
 % 25 and Over13%
 % Age Unknown3%
Attendance Type% Full-time91%
 % Part-time9%
Race/Ethnicity% White56.4%
 % Black3.3%
 % Asian5.1%
 % Latino7.3%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown21.8%
 % International student4%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal6,865
 % Admitted47%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled25%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT88%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT34%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800680 / 800
 SAT Writing580 / 800680 / 800
 SAT Math560 / 800650 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite25 / 3630 / 36
 ACT English26 / 3632
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math23 / 3628 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$65
 Graduate Application Fee$60
 In-State Tuition & Fees$31,422
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$31,422
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid60%
 % Undergraduates with Loans53%
 % Undergraduates with Grants43%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$976
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$12,881
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,431
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Boston Area

Median Age30.8
Median Household Income$51,739
Total Population609,942
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.9% 52.1%
 Age 0-951.4%48.6%
 Age 10-1750.3%49.7%
 Age 18-2447.6%52.4%
 Age 25-2948.8%51.2%
 Age 30-3949.4%50.6%
 40+47.7%52.3%
Race/Ethnicity% White53.6%
 % Black25.1%
 % Asian9.0%
 % Latino17.3%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.2%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$12,881
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,107
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50025.7%24.9%10.0%
 $500 to $7499.7%6.2%0.0%
 $750 to $99916.6%10.6%8.6%
 Over $100047.9%58.3%70.4%
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