Emerson College

#1415 / #418
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School
Private coeducational university located in Boston, Massachusetts

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About Emerson College

According to Wikipedia, Emerson College is a private college with its main campus in Boston, Massachusetts. It also maintains campuses in Los Angeles, California and Well, Limburg, Netherlands . Founded in 1880 by Charles Wesley Emerson as a "school of oratory," the college offers more than three dozen degree and professional training programs specializing in the fields of arts and communication with a foundation in liberal arts studies. The college is one of the founding members of the ProArts Consortium, an association of six neighboring institutions in Boston dedicated to arts education at the collegiate level.

Emerson College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
13,326 41% 79% 1305 29

How Much Does Emerson College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $39,241
30K - 48K $39,843
48K - 75K $41,701
75K - 110K $42,458
110K+ $50,220

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Emerson College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Emerson College, then you can expect to earn an average of $51,200 per year. You also have a 92% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Emerson College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
5,295 4,228 1,067

Where is Emerson College?

Emerson College is located at 120 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116-4624

How Safe is Emerson College?

Emerson College has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Boston has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Emerson College Known For?

Emerson College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Emerson College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Emerson College's Most Influential Alumni?

Emerson College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Communications, Literature, and History. Here are some of Emerson College's most famous alumni:

Paul Dini
Paul Dini
A Writer.
Steven Wright
Steven Wright
An American comedian.
Bobbi Brown
Bobbi Brown
An American professional makeup artist and businessperson.
David Cross
David Cross
An American stand-up comedian.
Don Pardo
Don Pardo
An American announcer .
Jay Leno
Jay Leno
An American stand-up comedian and television host.
E. W. Kenyon
A British writer.
Norman Lear
Norman Lear
An American television writer and producer.
Nicola Yoon
A Jamaican-American author.
Jack Gantos
Jack Gantos
An American children's author.
Gaby Dunn
Gaby Dunn
An American blogger.
Mike Joy
Mike Joy
An American sports announcer.

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