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Emerson College (Boston, MA)

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Emerson College is ranked 43 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 149 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 81%
Applicants who took ACT 36%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+18%
600-69953%
600+71%

SAT Math Score

700+9%
600-69949%
600+58%

ACT Score

30-3626%
24-2965%
24+91%

Students applied8,709
Students admitted4,283
Admission rate49%

Students per faculty13

4-year graduation rate77%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$40,320
Fees$732
Room and board$15,700
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$57,752

Cost after need-based aid$40,612
Cost after non-need-based aid$43,077

Average debt at graduation$23,606

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$44,800

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met59%
Average need-based aid$17,140
Average non-need-based aid$14,675

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment3,765

Full-Time

Men1,439
Women2,268

Part-Time

Men20
Women38

Freshmen retained89%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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