Emerson College

Emerson College Ranking

country rank: 373
world rank: 1023

University Overview

Emerson College ranking, established in 1880, is a non-profit private higher education organization based in the urban environment of Boston, Massachusetts (population range of 500,000-1,000,000). Emerson College (EC) ranking is a modest (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution that is officially accredited by the New England Commission on Higher Education. Emerson College (EC) provides courses and services in a variety of fields that contribute to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s and master’s degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 140-year-old American university has a preferential enrollment program focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. The enrollment rate for this US higher education institution is 30-40%, rendering it a very selective institution. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. EC also offers a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

Emerson College Ranking

University Identity

Name Emerson College
Acronym EC
Founded 1880
Motto Bringing Innovation to Communication and the Arts
Colours Royal purple and gold

University Location

Address 120 Boylston Street Boston 02116-4624 Massachusetts United States
Tel +1 (617) 824 8500
Fax +1 (617) 824 8609

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office 120 Boylston Street Boston 02116 6178248600

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Emerson College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 142,823 physical volumes, 17,618 physical media, 19,957 digital/electronic medium and 123 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes Emerson College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,953 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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