Item Details
Applicant Name Emerson College
Applicant Address 120 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116-4624
Organization Type Independent, nondenominational college focused on communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Classified as a comprehensive, MA I institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Date of University's Founding 1880
Date of 501(c)(3) January, 1959 (affirmed August 26, 1997)
Carnegie Classification Master's L: Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Controller Kristen Margarida Coulombe
Email: k_coulombe [at] (k_coulombe[at]emerson[dot]edu)
Phone: 617-824-8426
Chief Financial Officer Paul Dworkis
Vice President for Administration and Finance.
Email: paul_dworkis [at] (paul_dworkis[at]emerson[dot]edu)
Phone: 617-824-8575
Authorized Institutional Signatory (Proposals) Eric Asetta
Executive Director, Office of Research and Creative Scholarship
Email: eric_asetta [at] (eric_asetta[at]emerson[dot]edu)
Phone: 617-824-3075
Authorized Institutional Signatory (Awards and Contracts) Jan Roberts-Breslin
Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Email: jan_roberts_breslin [at] (jan_roberts_breslin[at]emerson[dot]edu)
Phone: 617-824-8570
Federal Entity Identification Number or Tax ID Number 04-1286950
DUNS Number 043411438
Federal unique entity identifier (uei) JQMBE83BZHY6
CAGE Code 0M720
Office of Postsecondary Education Identifier (OPE ID) 00214600
Federal-wide Assurance Approval Number FWA00003603
IRB Registration Number IRB00008642 (Emerson College IRB #1)
IORG Registration Number IORG0007201
NSF Organization Code 0021469000
Animal Assurance Number N/A
U.S. Congressional District MA-007
Massachusetts Senate District 1st Suffolk and Middlesex
Massachusetts House District 3rd Suffolk
U.S. Representative Ayanna Pressley
U.S. Senators Ed Markey & Elizabeth Warren
Total Enrollment Undergraduate: 4,145
Graduate: 1,491
School of Communication Undergraduate: 1,193
Graduate: 949
School of the Arts Undergraduate: 2,828
Graduate: 542
Marlboro Institute Undergraduate: 82
Graduate: 0
Student/Faculty Ratio 14:1
# of Full-Time Employees 839 (601 Full-Time Staff, 238 Full-Time Faculty)
Indirect Cost (F&A) Agreement Cognizant Federal Agency: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HHS PoC: Michael Leonard (212-264-2069)
Agreement Date: June 13, 2023
Indirect Cost Rate (Federal) 56% of Modified Total Direct Costs (MTDC)
Fringe Benefit Rates (Federal) 32% (Full-Time Employees)
7.65% (Part-Time Employees)
Fringe Benefit Rates (Non-Federal) 33% (Full-Time Employees)
7.65% (Part-Time Employees)
Short Description of Emerson College

Emerson College, located in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts, is the nation’s premier institution in higher education devoted to communication and the arts in a liberal arts context.

Emerson is internationally recognized in its fields of specialization, which are communication studies; marketing communication; journalism; communication sciences and disorders; visual and media arts; the performing arts; and writing, literature and publishing.

Additional Information About Emerson College Contact ORCS [at] (ORCS[at]emerson[dot]edu)
Course Release Equivalent on Grant Proposals 1/6 of academic year salary plus associated fringe benefits (full-time rate)