Emerson College
#684 Overall Influence#1246 Desirability Rank

Emerson College

Private coeducational university located in Boston, Massachusetts

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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.

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120 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116-4624

On Campus Crime Rates

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11 per 100k

Violent Crime

2 per 100k

City Crime Rates

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22 per 100k

Violent Crime

7 per 100k

What is Emerson College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

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Influential People

Who are Emerson College's Most influential alumni?

Emerson College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Literature, Communications, and Business. Emerson College’s most academically influential people include Rob Roberge, Max Mutchnick, and Michael Nouri.

Rob Roberge

American writer and musician

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Max Mutchnick

American television producer

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Michael Nouri
Michael Nouri

American actor

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Julia Kaganskiy
Julia Kaganskiy

Founding director of the New Museum's incubator for art and founder of ArtsTech

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Lori Alan

American actress

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Jason Barr

American economist

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Jennifer Coolidge
Jennifer Coolidge

American actress and comedian

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Adele Lim
Adele Lim

Malaysian screenwriter and producer

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Larry Fineberg

Canadian playwright

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Gaynelle Griffin Jones

American judge

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Michael Angelakos
Michael Angelakos

American musician

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Jay Baron Nicorvo

American novelist, poet, and essayist

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