Emmanuel College Admissions

Emmanuel College Admissions

Emmanuel College Admissions Overview:

With a 71% acceptance rate, Emmanuel College's admissions are not highly selective. As part of the application, students must submit transcripts, letters of recommendation, and a personal essay. While not required, test scores and an interview are also encouraged.

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Admissions Data (2016):

  • Emmanuel College Acceptance Rate: 71%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile
    • SAT Critical Reading: 520 / 600
    • SAT Math: 510 / 600
    • SAT Writing: - / -
    • ACT Composite: 23 / 27
    • ACT English: - / -
    • ACT Math: - / -

Emmanuel College Description:

Emmanuel College is a Roman Catholic liberal arts college located in Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 1919, the College began as a training school for women; in 2001, it became co-educational. The 17-acre campus sits in the heart of the city nearby popular tourist sites such as Fenway Park and the Museum of Fine Arts. It is also a member of the Colleges of the Fenway Consortium with Simmons College, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Wentworth Institute of Technology and Wheelock College. Academically, Emmanuel offers a 16 to 1 student faculty ratio and an average class size of 20 students. Undergraduates can choose from over 40 majors, minors and concentrations. The most popular areas of study are management, communication, media and cultural studies, and counseling and health psychology. Student life on campus is active, with more than 90 clubs, organizations and other student activities. These include several devoted specifically to community service and outreach, and Emmanuel students log over 25,000 hours of community service annually. On the athletic front, the Emmanuel College Saints compete in the NCAA Division III Great Northeast Athletic Conference.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,190 (2,012 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 26% Male / 74% Female
  • 91% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $37,540
  • Books: $880 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $14,270
  • Other Expenses: $2,496
  • Total Cost: $55,186

Emmanuel College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 76%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $21,132
    • Loans: $8,535

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Communication Studies, Counseling & Health, Global Studies, History, Nursing, Political Science
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Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 80%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 60%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 67%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Basketball, Lacrosse, Volleyball, Golf, Track and Field, Cross Country, Soccer
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Soccer, Cross Country, Volleyball, Track and Field, Lacrosse

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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