Emerson College

#1430 / #432
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#1246
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 Hollywood, 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 is also notable for the college's namesake public opinion poll, Emerson College Polling, which is operated by the Department of Communication Studies.

Emerson College's Online Degrees

Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics For Marketing
  • Required Credits: 16
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Graduate Certificate in Digital Marketing And Design
  • Required Credits: 16
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Graduate Certificate in Digital Content Management
  • Required Credits: 16
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MS in Communication Disorders
  • Required Credits: 16
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported

Emerson College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
11,56845%79%128529

How Much Does Emerson College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$52,190
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$34,171
30K - 48K$38,632
48K - 75K$37,774
75K - 110K$45,320
110K+$50,810

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 BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
5,4714,0101,461

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 Business. Here are some of Emerson College's most famous alumni:

Paul Dini
Paul Dini
A Writer.
David Cross
David Cross
An American stand-up comedian.
Steven Wright
Steven Wright
An American comedian.
Don Pardo
Don Pardo
An American announcer .
Jay Leno
Jay Leno
An American television host and comedian.
Spencer Tunick
Spencer Tunick
An American photographer.
Paul Thomas Anderson
Paul Thomas Anderson
An American filmmaker.
Nicola Yoon
A Jamaican-American author.
E. W. Kenyon
A British writer.
Wayne Larrivee
An American sportscaster.
Jack Gantos
Jack Gantos
An American children's author.
Mike Joy
Mike Joy
An American sports announcer.

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