Emerson College: Admission & Tests

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Here is a brief review of Emerson College general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Emerson College admission requirements are pretty competitive; in 2015/16 this college accepted only 49% of the applicants.

This school requires you to submit reference letters with your application but does not require admission test scores.

Emerson College most likely will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • credits for life experience
    (for example, learned through independent study, non-credit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$65
Emerson College requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Emerson College is $65.00. The graduate application fee is $65.00.

SAT Test Scores

Scholastic Ability Test is a really important part of the application procedure. 81 percent of applicants at Emerson College completed the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 540 to 700 on Critical Reading, from 520 to 660 on Math, and from 540 to 680 on Writing. Taking these numbers into account, if you scored above 650 in SAT Critical Reading, 620 in SAT Math, and 640 in SAT Writing - that will most likely get you accepted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
500
620
650

SAT Math
480
590
620

SAT Writing
500
610
640

ACT Test Scores

Submitting the results of American College Test is common component of the application process at Emerson College. 34 percent of applicants submitted results of their ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 24 to 30 on Composite, from 24 to 33 on English, from 22 to 29 on Math, and from 7 to 11 on Writing. Therefore, if you got a score above 29 in ACT Composite, 31 in ACT English, 28 in ACT Math, and 10 in ACT Writingthen it will be good enough to get accepted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
22
27
29

ACT English
22
29
31

ACT Math
20
26
28

ACT Writing
7
9
10

Contact Admissions

Phone
(617)
824-8500
To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Emerson College, please contact the school directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (617) 824-8500 or check Emerson College Website

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