Financial Aid

Applying For Aid for Graduate Students


Emerson offers several need-based and merit-based financial aid programs. To be considered for merit-based aid, you should have a distinguished academic record, or demonstrate leadership or outstanding potential either in your school or community. To apply for need-based aid, you must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and you must follow the application steps below.

View our Eligibility Requirements section for further requirements and information.

How to Apply

To apply for financial assistance at Emerson College, you must submit the following requirements:

Other documentation may be required if notified by the Office of Financial Aid.

For the 2016-2017 academic year, please note the following Priority Deadlines for the FAFSA and the Graduate Financial Assistance Application: 

  • Fall 2016 semester:        August 5, 2016
  • Spring 2017 semester:   December 11, 2016

Document Submission:  Financial aid application materials must be mailed to:

Emerson College, Databank Financial Aid Processing Center

PO Box 878

Randolph, MA 02368-0880

Please do not fax or email documents.