What Makes Us Special

About Emerson College

Founded in 1880, Emerson is one of the premier colleges in the United States for communication and the arts. The campus is home to WERS-FM, Boston's oldest non-commercial broadcaster; the historic Cutler Majestic and Colonial Theatres; and Ploughshares, an award-winning literary journal. Located on Boston Common in the heart of the city's Theatre District, there are more than 60 student organizations and performance groups, 15 NCAA teams, student publications, and honor societies.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% SAT Range For Freshman Class

Evidence-Based Reading and Writing610-690

Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 3.73

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 60%
Men 40%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 87.8%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2018-19  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Tuition and Fees History  Help

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Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 13:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 70%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 553 247 16 0 816

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