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Emerson College

Emerson College

120 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116
Phone: (617) 824-8500

Founded in 1880, Emerson is one of the premier colleges in the United States for communication and the arts. Students may choose from more than two-dozen undergraduate and graduate programs supported by state-of-the-art facilities and a nationally renowned faculty. The campus is home to WERS-FM, the oldest noncommercial station in Boston; the historic 1,200-seat Cutler Majestic Theatre; and Ploughshares, the award-winning literary journal for new writing. Located on Boston Common in the heart of the city's Theatre District, the campus is walking distance from the Massachusetts State House, historic Freedom Trail, Chinatown, and numerous restaurants and museums. The 3,000 undergraduate and 900 graduate students come from across the United States and 50 countries. There are more than 60 student organizations and performance groups, 15 NCAA teams, student publications, and honor societies. The College also sponsors a study and internship program in Los Angeles; study abroad in the Netherlands, Taiwan, and Czech Republic; and course cross-registration with the six-member Boston ProArts Consortium.

Quick Facts

School Type:
4-year; Private
Campus Setting:
Large City
Total Enrollment:
Incoming Freshman:
Religious Affiliation:
No Religious Affiliation
Applicants Admitted:
Application Deadline:
January 5 See Admission
Highest Degree Offered:


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