Emerson College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
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Emerson College is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,535 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1880 and is one of the 32 colleges and schools located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
27
Emerson College will give you the option to obtain a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Emerson College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 27 majors. The most popular concentrations are Communication and Journalism, Marketing and Advertising, Broadcasting, English and Literature, and Film and Acting. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
88%
The student retention rate at Emerson College is high at 88% (well above Massachusetts average). Considering this statistic, apparently students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Emerson College is good: 78%.

Student to faculty ratio at Emerson College is decent - 16:1. Learn more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$34,200
Average tuition prices are extremely high, $33,600 per year. The additional fees at Emerson College beyond tuition are approximately $600; this comes to a total of $34,200 per academic year.

Read the details about Emerson College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
48%
As reported in recent data, 7,465 applications were submitted and 3,615 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get admitted at this school.

This college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Emerson College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D
Emerson College offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Emerson College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Emerson College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 2,000 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option.

Based on the college crime information, Emerson College seems to be a relatively dangerous school. The college has been investigated by the government for possible crime reporting violations. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Emerson College Location and Maps



Post Address: Emerson College, 120 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116-4624, USA
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