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Emerson College

Boston, MA

Web Sitewww.emerson.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students3,790
   Women2,266 (59.8%)
   Men1,524 (40.2%)
Graduate Students641

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate48% of 9,149 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 15
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.68
SAT Math587 average
540-640 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading609 average
560-670 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing605 average
560-640 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite27 average
25-29 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$63,890
Tuition and Fees
$42,908
Room and Board
$16,320
Average Percent of Need Met62%
Average Freshman Award$24,576
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$23,225

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
202
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 55% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Boston Population625,087
Nearest Metropolitan AreaBoston, MA
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 97% of freshmen, 57% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotLion
Sororities3% of women participate
Fraternities 2% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.6% Asian
3.3% Black/African-American
11.9% Hispanic/Latino
4.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
73.2% White
2.1% Unknown
International Students8.4% from 47 countries
First-Year Students Returning87.4%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
76.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
68%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.67 3.88 616 639 28
Low 2.75 2.96 530 530 22
High 4.00 5.00 780 740 36
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• Emerson College is one of the few liberal arts colleges in America dedicated exclusively to communication and the arts.

• Many Emerson dorms face the Boston Common, which also serves as the campus "Quad."

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