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Emerson College

Boston, United States



Male : Female


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Situated in the wonderful city, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Emerson College was founded in 1880 in Boston. One year after Boston University closed its School of Oratory, Charles Emerson opened the Boston Conservatory of Elocution, Oratory, and Dramatic Art with only . 10 students. As a tribute to his teacher, Lewis Monroe, Charles Emerson changed the college name to the Monroe Conservatory of Oratory in 1881. The name was again changed to Emerson College of Oratory in 1890 and then later shortened to Emerson College in 1930. Since its establishment, the college has gone under various reforms from administrative restricting to the multiple changes in campus location but the most importantly, it opened a wide range of faculties for the students of Arts and Passion. Even today, Emerson College has not forgotten the very foundational principles and aims it was established on. Today, Emerson College has around two schools and eight departments and sub departments in Arts, Communication and Liberal Arts Studies. Emerson College offers 40 programs at undergraduate and postgraduate level in Radio and Television, Marketing, Marketing Management, Communication, Mass Media, Journalism, Cinematography, Film/Video Production, Creative Writing and Oratory. Not just this, Emerson College also offers foundational certification courses in above mentioned fields before you take an admission in full time course. In order to provide the applied knowledge to all of it students, Emerson College also has two theatres and one center and number of labs including The Robbins Speech, Language and Hearing Center. Paramount Center, Cutler Majestic Theatre and VMA LAB in Boston. EC offers its external programs in The Netherlands and Los Angeles where satellite buildings of the college are located. Today, the college has made its presence at number of locations in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The main campus is spread across 8-acre land which has number of buildings and residence halls. Emerson College has more than 4,500 students enrolled out of which 3,800 are enrolled in the undergraduate programs. Around 18% of total student population belongs to the international student community. Emerson College also has academic staff of 450 members who are known for their academic excellence and experience in many fields. The male female ratio and student faculty ratio of the college stands at 1:1.7 and 1:13. According to the Times Higher Education, Emerson College is ranked #500-600 in 2019. It stands at #22 in USA according to the Forbes.
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