Emerson College, located in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts, is the nation’s premier institution in higher education devoted to communication and the arts in a liberal arts context.

Emerson is internationally recognized in its fields of specialization, which are communication studies; marketing communication; journalism; communication sciences and disorders; visual and media arts; the performing arts; and writing, literature and publishing.

Basic details

  • Region: Northeast
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Campus setting: Urban
  • Type of institution: Private; Liberal Arts College; Specialist Institution 

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 48%
  • Average ACT range: 26-30
  • Average SAT range: 1120-1330
  • Test optional?: No
  • Common Application accepted?: Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: Arts; Business; Creative Writing; Drama/Theatre Arts; Education; English; Film/Cinema Studies; Humanities; Journalism; Liberal Arts; Literature; Marketing; Political Science; Public Relations/Affairs
  • Full list of majors available: http://www.emerson.edu/academics

Finances

  • International students are eligible for: Merit-based scholarship
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $29,228

Athletics

  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division III
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football; Men's Baseball; Women's Softball; Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Men's Football / Soccer; Women's Football / Soccer; Men's Lacrosse; Women's Lacrosse; Men's Tennis; Women's Tennis; Men's Volleyball; Women's Volleyball

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