|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||9%|
|Student to faculty ratio||15:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,133 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Emerson College is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 9,149 applications and only 4,397 students were granted admission. Emerson College is at the #46 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 39% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 77% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1120 to 1330|
|ACT||25 to 30|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Emerson College's tuition was $42,144 for all students regardless of residency (57.3% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 73% of Emerson College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 17% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,239 (which is 3.7% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Emerson College in 2016-2017, was 522, which is 57% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,005 (which is 1.9% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Emerson College has enrolled a total of 4,442 students (4,311 students full-time and 131 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,442 students, 159 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 38% men and 62% women and 3,801 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 641 for graduates studies.
Non-resident alien: 10%
Two or more races: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Black/African American: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 8 largest majors offered at Emerson College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||28%||96|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||26%||89|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||12%||43||0|
|English Language And Literature/letters||11%||38||0|
|Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services||5%||18|
|Visual And Performing Arts||0%||0|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Emerson College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Emerson College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $34,700. Last year, out of the total 1,137 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,080 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,212 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,115 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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