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Emerson College

Boston, MA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate36%

Emerson Academics

Emerson College requires at least 128 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Emerson College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Emerson College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Emerson College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Emerson College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take At Emerson College?

Emerson College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement.

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Emerson College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Emerson College

When choosing a major, Emerson College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Emerson College.Emerson College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative. Emerson College false.Emerson College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Emerson College

Does Emerson College Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

🟨 Check with Emerson College directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does Emerson College Offer Online Classes?

❌ Emerson College false or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does Emerson College Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Emerson College true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Emerson College Have An Honors Program?

✅ Emerson College true for highly-qualified applicants, but false. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Emerson College.

Does Emerson College Require Internships?

❌ Emerson College does not require an internship for any students.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Emerson College does not require internships for students of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.

Additional Information About Emerson College

Emerson College Library

The main library on campus is the Iwasaki Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Emerson College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Emerson College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does Emerson College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Emerson does not have any ROTC programs.

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