Emerson College (EC) is located in downtown Boston, Massachusetts and is close to an abundance of night clubs, fine dining establishments, museums, cultural centers, theaters and shopping boutiques. Boston is also home to numerous professional sports organizations, so students can always head downtown to watch a Bruins or Red Sox game or head to a high-action Patriots or Celtics game. Established in 1880 by Charles Wesley Emerson, the institution has grown over the years from a small New England oratory to a world- renowned, diverse school of communication and the arts.
The college is always on the leading edge in the communications and art world and was the first school to have an educational radio station. EC was one of the first in the country to provide a children’s theater program and to offer undergraduate broadcasting programs.
The Emerson Lions are an NCAA Division III athletics club and have seven different sports from which students may choose. There are also club sports and numerous student organizations. EC has an active Greek life on campus as well as a state-of-the-art fitness center. Regardless of what a student likes to do, Boston and this college are sure to offer it.