Emerson College

Boston, MA
120 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116-4624

Founded in 1880, Emerson College is a private institution located in Boston, Massachusetts. The college specializes in communication and the arts, offering over three dozen degree programs in areas including journalism, marketing, film, theatre, and more. Emerson is home to a number of notable alumni, including several Academy Award and Emmy winners, and its campus is located in the heart of Boston's theater district. The college is committed to providing students with an education that emphasizes creativity, critical thinking, and global citizenship, and it offers a number of unique opportunities for students to get involved in the arts both on and off campus.

Quick Facts

Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Main Website: https://www.emerson.edu/

Financial Aid: https://www2.emerson.edu/student-financial-services

Annual Costs

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $73,822

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $73,822

Return on Investment Rating

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The estimated cost for four years as an undergraduate at Emerson College is $277862.54. This includes the average cost of attendance for four years plus the interest on the average loan over a ten year repayment minus the average of grants and scholarships per student.

We then contrast this figure with average early-career and mid-career average incomes of graduates of four year programs at Emerson College. For graduates of Emerson College, we saw an average early-career income of $54200.00 and mid-career income of $105600.00. We then ranked the school's value based on how many years of mid-career income it takes to repay the educational costs.