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Emerson College Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

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This is the complete guide for transferring to Emerson College. We suggest you read until the end...

I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

At Emerson College, 15.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

What are the transfer requirements for Emerson College?

Emerson College requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

Admission Item Required?
High School Transcript Required of All
College Transcript Required of All
Essay or Personal Statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized Test Scores Not Required
Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of All

In addition to the above requirements, Emerson College also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

Emerson College requires a minimum of 9 credits.

What are Emerson College’s Transfer Deadlines?

Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down Emerson College transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

Closing Date Reported Deadline
Fall Transfer Deadline -
Winter Transfer Deadline -
Spring Transfer Deadline -
Summer Transfer Deadline -

Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

When are decision dates for Emerson College transfer applicants?

If you applied to transfer to Emerson College on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

Deadline Notification Dates
Fall Transfer Deadline May 15
Winter Transfer Deadline -
Spring Transfer Deadline December 15
Summer Transfer Deadline -

Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

What is Emerson College’s transfer acceptance rate?

In 2019, Emerson College received 942 transfer applicants.

The school accepted 564 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for Emerson College is 59.87%.

This indicates how hard it is to transfer into Emerson College...

Additionally, of the 564 accepted transfer students, 179 students enrolled - that means the yield was 31.74%.

Emerson College accepts 60 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

What are the Emerson College transfer GPA requirements?

Emerson College requires a minimum college GPA of 3.73 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

Will you enjoy transferring to Emerson College?

There are a lot of reasons to transfer to Emerson College. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

Or perhaps you’re drawn to Boston...

Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

Finding success at Emerson College is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

If you’re considering transferring to Emerson College then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

Final Verdict: How to transfer into Emerson College

Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned.
Emerson College accepts 59.87% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

To have a shot at transferring into Emerson College, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.73 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.88. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of Emerson College students.

25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
SAT Math 540 650 595
SAT Reading 580 680 630
2018 Total SAT Score 1120 1330 1225
25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
ACT Math 24 - 24
ACT Reading 26 32 29
2018 Total ACT Score 50 32 41

Emerson College’s average SAT score is 1225. To be a competitive applicant for Emerson College your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

If you’re considering transferring to Emerson College, you may also want to consider the schools:

Transfering to College of the Holy Cross
Transfering to Smith College
Transfering to Providence College