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Can I get into Emerson College? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 4,225 out of 8,618 applicants or 49% were admitted making Emerson College a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Emerson College typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||20%||25%||22%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Emerson College and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that Emerson College regularly accepts students with ACTs of 25 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 23 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 27 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. 34 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Emerson College.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1200 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1105. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1295 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 81 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>62%|
|27 to 29||Avg +||49%-62%|
|25 to 27||Avg -||36%-49%|
|23 to 25||Reach||25%-36%|
|Less than 23||Low||<25%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1390 and Above||Good||>62%|
|1295 to 1390||Avg +||49%-62%|
|1200 to 1295||Avg -||36%-49%|
|1105 to 1200||Reach||25%-36%|
|Less than 1105||Low||<25%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Emerson College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Emerson College was 3.6 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Emerson College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||26%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||17%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||11%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||6%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||0%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 5, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Emerson College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=165662 IPEDS survey data for Emerson College.