StudentsReview :: Emerson College (Communications) - Emerson Undergraduate Ratings
Search for Schools by Region

or within distance of city

Similar Schools
New York University -- New York, NY
Boston College -- Chestnut Hill, MA
New York University Graduate School of Arts and Sc -- New York, NY

  Who's got the Best?

Perceptual Rankings:
You Make 'Em.
We Post 'Em.
You Vote 'Em Up.
You Vote 'Em Down.
Aww yeah.

Emerson College

Communications Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 14/11
Student Surveys
(in Communications)
Males: 6, Females: 19
Average Yrs. Completed: 1.9

Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

Emerson College
Average of All Schools
Average of schools in class

New York University
Harvard University
University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Northeastern Illinois University
Ithaca College
Northeastern State University
Syracuse University

Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:3.3 Medium
Actual difficulty:2.7 Medium
Students found the coursework to be easier than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect

English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English0-10%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities


Emerson has been an awesome experience thus far.
The school and student body preaches to be so liberal and open minded, yet when a student runs into someone who doesn't share their views on certain i...
Honestly, I need to write this review because I remember when I was looking at this school, I saw some incredibly negative reviews that really terrifi...
This school is very focused on majors, which is great if you know what you want to study. Do not come to Emerson without knowing what you want to stud...
It's not necessary to go to grad school in media arts. Though... the access to programs and equipment and having a solid internship got me my first 2 ...
Good things: -pretty buildings -nice profs/ very easy courses Bad things: -Attracts a VERY pretentious crowd kind of obsessed with being seen as ...
The other (negative) comments are dead on. Most kids here are extremely wealthy, arrogant, wannabe film studs. A lot of the majors are lumped togethe...
I can only speak for the undergraduate communications program at Emerson. It was very challenging and covered a breadth of material. I feel that an ...
I would not recommend going to Emerson College. I was a transfer student that went there for a year. The issues I found with Emerson are the followin...
Emerson's environment is charged with creative energy. Students are really immersed in their activities and aim to do their best. Because of this, it ...
Unless you have around $100,000 to pay for this school out of pocket, or you are that one rare student who ends up with an excellent aid package that ...
DO NOT GO TO EMERSON COLLEGE. Every single time I saw a tour group walk by I wanted to yell that out. I am a four year senior, and I am so so so so ef...
Emerson is full of theater kids. Its very liberal and there are a lot of gay people here. Athletes are the minority. If you are looking for a big part...
The school allows its students to gain a lot of real world experiences. Emerson may not be the best school for everyone, but it is highly revered for ...
It's not necessary to go to grad school in media arts. Though... the access to programs and equipment and having a solid internship got me my first 2 ...
DO NOT GO TO EMERSON COLLEGE. It is a terrible school, its a total commuter school, and the education is not very good for what you pay for. Save your...
I came with the hopes to learn how to work in a recording studio setting, hence my major-audio/radio. While I was able to get my own radio show first ...
Emerson is an extremely expensive private school for very specialized students. There isn't much room to explore different career options. You have to...
I don't understand half of the whiny comments posted on here. I'm a freshman marketing communications major and I love this college. My very first sem...
I am a recent transfer student from Umass Amherst and I am beyond impressed with Emerson so far for a few reason. 1) I didn't have much to compare it ...
Emerson is not the right school for everyone. I found it was not worth what it cost. I found many of my professors were professionals in their indus...
Emerson provided an exciting and relevent education in communications. The best thing about the school was that in the '70s almost all instructors I h...
great school to attend if you know what you want to do.
There are a lot of whiny people posting about Emerson. Saying things like: the students are rich and spoiled, the professors are dumb, the school is ...
Compare EmersonSave Emerson

StudentsReview Advice!

• What is a good school?
• Statistical Significance
• How to choose a Major
• How to choose your Career
• What you make of it?
• How Ivy League Admissions works
• On the Student/Faculty Ratio

• FAFSA: Who is a Parent?
• FAFSA: Parent Contribution
• FAFSA: Dream out of reach

• College Financial Planning
• Survive College and Graduate
• Sniffing Out Commuter Schools
• Preparing for College: A HS Roadmap
• Talking to Your Parents about College.
• Is a top college worth it?
• Why is college hard?
• Why Kids Aren't Happy in Traditional Schools
• Essential College Tips
Ah, college. Considered by many to be the time of a young person's lif... more→
• Cost of College Increasing Faster Than Inflation
According to NPR, the cost of college... more→
• For parents filling out the FAFSA and PROFILE (from a veteran paper slinger)
Just so you know, filling out these forms is a lot more than penciling... more→
• How to choose the right college?
My name is Esteban Correa. I am currently a second year INTERNATIONAL ... more→
• Create The Right Career Habits Now
Getting ahead in your career can be easier if you make the choice to b... more→

• Senior Year (Tips and experience)
It's the end of junior year and everyone is anticipating the arrival o... more→
• Informational Overload! What Should I Look For in a College or University?
We are in an instant information age, where you can find almost anythi... more→
• Personality Type and College Choice
Personality type is something very important to consider when deciding... more→
• A Free Application is a Good Application
As a senior finishing her scholastic year, I feel that it is my duty ... more→

• College Academic Survival Guide
The leap from high school to college academics is not an insignificant... more→
• Getting Involved: The Key to College Happiness
As a tour guide, the absolute, most frequently asked question I got wa... more→
• Choose a Path, Not a Major
Unless you're one of the fortunate souls who's already found their cal... more→
• The Scoop on State Schools
A recent college graduate, I vividly remember touring campuses as a p... more→

• The Purpose of a Higher Education
You are one of the millions of people this year applying for admission... more→
• The Importance of Choosing the Right College Major (2012)
One of the most important academic choices you'll make while in colleg... more→
• How to choose a college major
I was not sure what college major to choose. When you are in your late... more→
• How to guarantee your acceptance to many colleges
Are your grades are not what you think they should be from high school... more→

• Nailing the College Application Process
College applications seem to always be put on top of students procrast... more→
• What to do for a Successful Interview
Interviews seem to become more commonplace in every facet of life as o... more→
• I Don't Know Where to Start (General College Advice)
Preparing for college is a difficult time for every student and it?s o... more→
• Attitude and Dress Code for an Interview (General College Advice)
An interview is something we all have to go through when we get a job... more→

• Starting College (General College Advice)
College is a huge milestone in your life. You?ve seen the castle like ... more→
• Boston Apartment lease: Watch out!

Are you a student and about to sign the very first lease in your li... more→

• What college is right for you?
When thinking about their choices for colleges, many students and pare... more→