Founded in 1880, Emerson is one of the premier colleges in the United States for the study of communication and the arts. Students may choose from more than two-dozen undergraduate and graduate programs supported by state-of-the-art facilities and a nationally renowned faculty. The campus is home to WERS-FM, the first noncommercial broadcaster in Boston; the historic 1,200-seat Cutler Majestic Theatre; and Ploughshares, the award-winning literary journal for new writing. Emerson has always been at the forefront of instruction in communications and the arts. The College established one of the country's first programs in children's theatre in 1919 as well as an undergraduate program in broadcasting in 1937. Professional-level training in speech pathology and audiology was inaugurated in 1935, educational FM radio in 1949, closed circuit television in 1955, and a BFA degree in film as early as 1972. In 1980, the College created the country's first graduate program in professional writing and publishing. Today, Emerson's undergraduate and graduate students come from across the United States and 50 countries.
The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.
Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety
The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security