Located in the heart of downtown Boston, Massachusetts, Emerson College is the United States' only four-year institution devoted exclusively to the study of communication and the arts. For over 130 years, Emerson has educated the most innovative and creative minds in our fields of expertise. Our hands-on, immersive programs provide you with the real-world experience, professional-grade facilities, and the foundational knowledge you need to hone your craft and succeed in fields and industries that shape our society, culture, and future.
To hear more about the Emerson community, check out our podcast, Inside Emerson.
Emerson College is a private, nonprofit school in the city of Boston, Massachusetts. Emerson was founded in 1880 and enrolls 3,708 undergrads and no graduate students.
It is very difficult to get into Emerson. In 2022, Emerson accepted 36% of applicants. In 2022, 4,612 out of 12,941 total applicants were accepted.
|Emerson College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||36%|
|Early Decision Acceptance Rate||ED offered but % not available|
|Early Action Acceptance Rate||EA Offered but % not available|
|Applicants Submitting SAT scores||70%|
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Emerson College is locatedin the city of Boston, Massachusetts, near the city of Boston.
If you would like to see Emerson for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Massachusetts Turnpike to Boston, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Logan International.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Emerson College and Boston are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Emerson is Feb 20.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Emerson is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Wondering what life at Emerson is like? There are approximately 3,708 students enrolled at Emerson. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 22% percent are from MA and 78% percent of students are from other states.
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