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Emerson College
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  • Graduate School
  • BOSTON, MA

Monthly Update

2.26.2024

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About

About Emerson College...
Address
120 BOYLSTON ST
BOSTON, MA 02116
Telephone
(617) 824-8610
From Emerson College

Emerson College is the nation’s premier school of arts and communication. Our graduate programs emphasize creativity and innovation, making our students competitive professionals in their fields.

Our graduate students regularly win grants and awards, such as the Peabody and Student Academy Awards, and our alumni have gone on to work for renowned companies such as PBS, the Boston Center of the Arts, and the Obama Foundation. These success stories point to Emerson’s academic excellence, giving you the tools to make your creative passion a career.

Upcoming Events

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Deadline for International Students
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$65

Scholarship

Masters Programs

Small class sizes

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Our small class sizes give you greater visibility to your professors and fellow students, allowing you to create a tight-knit network of professionals.

Applying

Acceptance Rate
No data available  
Total Graduate Students
718
GRE
No data available  
GMAT
No data available  
LSAT
No data available  
MCAT
No data available  
TOEFL
No data available  
IELTS
No data available  
Interview Required
No
Personal Statement Required
Yes
Academic Transcripts Required
Yes
Application Fee Waivers Available
Yes
Letters of Recommendation Required
2

Academics

Part-time Classes Available
Yes
Weekend Classes Available
No
Evening Classes Available
Yes
Poll
59%
of students took their classes full time. 34 responses
50%
of students completed the program in the time they expected. 34 responses
77%
of students agree the program difficulty was manageable. 31 responses
62%
of students agree that the online courses were positive experiences. 34 responses

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
718
Part-Time Grad Students
90
Research Assistants
No data available  
Teaching Assistants
No data available  
Racial Diversity
  • White
    50.6%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    25.2%
  • Unknown
    8.1%
  • Hispanic
    6.1%
  • African American
    4%
  • Asian
    2.9%
  • Multiracial
    2.9%
  • Native American
    0.1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the students at this school?
Based on 34 responses
  • Driven
    47%
  • Down-to-earth
    6%
  • Friendly
    29%
  • Intellectual
    12%
  • Just trying to get through
    3%
  • Curious and passionate
    3%
Poll
What word or phrase best describes your program?
Based on 33 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    18%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    27%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    33%
  • inclusive
    9%
  • Intense, isolated
    3%
  • New Perspective in the world!
    6%
  • Unorganized
    3%

Professors

Poll
100%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 33 responses
Poll
84%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 32 responses
Poll
74%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 31 responses

Tuition & Financial Aid

Full-Time In-State Tuition
$1,402 / credit
Full-Time Out-of-State Tuition
$1,402 / credit
Part-Time In-State Tuition
$1,402 / credit
Part-Time Out-of-State Tuition
$1,402 / credit
Received Financial Aid
No data available  
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
Work Study Program Available
Yes
Teaching/Research Fellowship Available
Yes

Campus Resources

International Students Office
Yes
Disability Services
Yes
Veterans Services
Yes
Childcare Services
No
44%
of students agree they had access to good mental health resources. 34 responses
12%
of students agree the program offered accessible childcare. 34 responses
29%
of students agree they felt supported as an international student. 34 responses
26%
of students agree they felt supported as a veteran. 34 responses

Outcomes

Average Salary After Graduation
No data available  
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
No data available  
Poll
82%
of students are confident they will graduate. 34 responses
Poll
85%
of students are confident they will find a job after graduation. 34 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your degree in total?
Based on 34 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    3%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    15%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    29%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    38%
  • More than $100,000
    15%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 34 responses
  • Less than $50,000
    3%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    9%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    9%
  • More than $150,000
    3%
  • Did not graduate yet
    76%
71%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 34 responses

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$149,095
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$2,852
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$1,168,319
National
$281,900

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