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Emerson College

Boston, MA
Campus Life and Facilities

Emerson Says...

Boston is one of America's favorite college towns and the city offers students a wide variety of diversions ranging from scenic harbor cruises and Boston Pops concerts to baseball's Fenway Park and legendary Boston Marathon. Emerson's campus is located right on Boston Common in the heart of the... More More

Emerson Students Say...

Emerson does not have a “normal campus where kids walk around in their pjs.” Students here are constantly active. “Life at school is a combination of running to classes, running to projects, and running to clubs,” one student reports. “No mat- ter what your major is, there’s an abundance of... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

120 Boylston Street

Boston, MA 02116-4624

United States

Phone: 617-824-8600

Fax: 617-824-8609

Website

Student Housing

All Undergraduates Living on Campus:
48%
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:
Yes

Housing Options

Coed dorms Theme Housing

Other Housing Options:

Optional Learning Communities, such as the Writers' Block, Film Immersion Community, and Digital Culture Floor.

Student Activities

GREEK LIFE: % OF STUDENT BODY WHO...

Student Activities

Academic Groups Debating Club Fraternities Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups Humor Magazine Improv comedy International Student Groups Literary Magazine Minority Student Groups Political Discussion Groups Radio Station Religious Groups Singing Groups Social Services Group Sororities Speakers Forum Student Film Society Student Union Theater Program
Registered Student Organizations
80
Number of Honor Societies
4
Number of Social Sororities
3
Number of Religious Organizations
4

Sports

Athletic Division :Division III Men's Sports Team Name :Lions Women's Sports Team Name :Lions Team Mascot :Lion
# of sports for women, varsity
8
# of sports for men, varsity
7

Women's Athletics List, Varsity

Basketball CrossCountry Lacrosse Soccer Softball Tennis TrackFieldIndoor Volleyball

Men's Athletics list, Varsity

Baseball Basketball CrossCountry Lacrosse Soccer Tennis Volleyball

Student Services

Other Services
Health
LGBT Support Groups
Yes
Description
The Office of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Student Life serves as a resource for the campus community. Student organizations, such as EAGLE (Emerson Association for Gays, Lesbians, and Everyone) provide support and facilitate social, educational, and cultural activities.
Minority Support Groups
Yes
Description
The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs serves as a resource for the campus community. Student organizations, such as Amigos (Latino students club), ASIA (Asian Students for Intercultural Awareness), and EBONI (Emerson's Black Organization with Natural Interests) provide support and facilitate social, educational, and cultural activities.

Technology On Campus / Facilities

Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes Email and Web Access Available: Yes % of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100% Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 17 Average Number of PC's per Lab: 19.00 Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes Fee for Network Use: No Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes Student Web Pages Provided: Yes Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes Online Class Registration Available: Yes Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes Description: Harvard University Technology Product Center; Apple and Dell Direct; Lenovo Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: No Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes Special Facilities: The historic, 1,200-seat Cutler Majestic Theatre; 11-story Tufte Performance & Production Center (housing sound-treated television studios, makeup lab, costume shop, and theatre design/tech center); WERS-FM, Boston's oldest noncommercial radio station; Levy Marketing Suite; Journalism digital newsroom and broadcasting studio; Robbins Speech, Language & Hearing Center (one of on-campus seven facilities to observe speech and hearing therapy); and newly renovated Paramount Center (housing a 600-seat theater, scene shop, sound stage, and film screening room).

Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    81
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    83
  • Green Rating:
    73
  • Campus Environment:
    Metropolis
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    99%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    48%
  • # of Organizations:
    80
  • # of Honor Societies:
    4
  • # of Social Sororities:
    3
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    4
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    4