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#16 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

Emerson College

Boston, Massachusetts

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Overview

Student Population
5,115
Emerson College overview
Location Boston, Massachusetts
Online emerson.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Emerson College overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Boston, Massachusetts, Emerson College is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 13,326 prospective students applied, and 5,470 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 939 enrolled in the school.  4,670 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 445 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $50,240 plus fees of $908. Emerson is ranked 154 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

8/10
Overall
9/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes
3/10
Value

Emerson is rated within the top 28% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Emerson College within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
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SAT 1190/1380
ACT 27/31
GPA 3.73
Applications Accepted
41% 
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Applications Due Jan 5, 2022
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $65

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$50,240
Costs for Emerson College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$908
Room and Board $18,768
Budget for Other Expenses$3,410
Total One Year Cost$74,526

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$49,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
81% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Emerson College students
Subject Percent of Class
Communication 33%
Visual and Performing Arts 29%
English and Literature 19%
Business 14%
Health Professions 2%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=165662 IPEDS survey data for Emerson College.

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