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Emerson College is a Private not-for-profit school located in Boston, MA. Emerson College has a total enrollment of 4,479 with a graduation rate of 80% and a student/faculty ratio of 13:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The Emerson College SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend Emerson College.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPrivate not-for-profit
Avg. price for students receiving grants$36,720
Avg. price for students living on campus$62,515
Avg. price for students living off campus$61,945


Total applicants8,618
Total admissions4,225
Admission rate49%
Application fee$65
Average staff salary$87,246

25th percentile score

SAT math540
SAT reading560
SAT writing560
ACT composite25

75th percentile score

SAT math640
SAT reading670
SAT writing660
ACT composite29

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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