Emerson College

Women's D3 Coach: Phil McElroy
5 / 10
3,855 Undergrads / 4,573 Students
10 / 10
$46,381 Net Price
9 / 10
33% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    New England (NEWMAC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
15 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
79% / 82%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Providence Rhode Island Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Hartford Connecticut Area
  • United Kingdom
  • Portland Oregon Area
Where Grads Work
  • Harvard University
  • NBCUniversal Inc.
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Fidelity Investments
  • The Emerson Channel
  • Northeastern University
  • Pearson
  • ESPN
  • WERS Radio FM
  • Boston Children's Hospital
  • Boston Public Schools
  • WGBH
  • ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage
  • Boston University
  • Starbucks
What Grads Do
  • Media and Communication
  • Marketing
  • Arts and Design
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Administrative
  • Consulting
  • Information Technology
  • Healthcare Services
  • Program and Project Management
  • Community and Social Services
  • Support
  • Human Resources
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
580 - 680
590 - 710
1250 - 1410
28 - 34
24 - 28
27 - 31

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 580 - 670 for SAT; 8 - 9 for ACT

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This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 15,353 4,715 10,638
% Admitted 33% 33% 34%
% Admits That Enroll 18% 21% 17%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.68
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  • Waitlisted
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Visual & Performing Arts (57%)
    Cinematography and Film/Video Production (46%)
    Communication & Journalism (14%)
    Creative Writing (12%)
    English Language & Literature (12%)
    Business (11%)
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General (11%)
    Journalism (6%)
    Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General (5%)
    Speech Communication and Rhetoric (3%)
    Political Communication (2%)
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General (1%)
    Communication Sciences and Disorders, General (1%)
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (1%)
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (1%)
    Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology (1%)
    Education (1%)
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$49,432
    Books & Supplies$1,150
    Cost of Living$18,400
    Personal Expenses$3,240
    Sticker Price$72,222

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    80% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship76%$21,972
    Federal Grants17%$5,591
    Pell Grants17%$4,812
    Other Federal11%$1,195
    State & Local Grants3%$2,441
    Institutional Grants75%$20,784
    Student Loans52%$12,716
    Federal Loans52%$5,449
    Other Loans14%$26,750

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $172 Million $37,532

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $23,250.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $21,375 $247

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 2.2%

    Avg. rate for colleges with softball is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,507 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $46,600

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 7.29 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 79% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 4 4
    Fondling 2 2
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 1 1
    Burglary 3 3
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Business-dominant, with Arts & Sciences
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, highly residential

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