Emmanuel, founded in 1919, is a private, residential, church-affiliated liberal arts college. Its 16-acre, Gothic-style campus is located in Boston's Fenway section.

Website: www.emmanuel.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,089
Undergraduate
Students
(75.4%) 1,576 Women
(24.6%) 513 Men
120
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
77% of 5,770 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.74
SAT Math
540-630 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
605 average
560-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
24-27 range of middle 50%
See more

Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$60,507
Tuition and Fees
$41,448
Room and Board
$15,444
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Freshman Award
$31,377
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
See more

Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
94
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 5% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 30% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
See more

Campus Life

Boston Population
625,087
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
72% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
See more

Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.5% Asian
6.5% Black/African-American
11.1% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
66.4% White
7.9% Unknown
International Students
1.4% from 53 countries
First-Year Students Returning
78.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
58.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
12.0%
See more

Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 3  
Foreign Language 3  
Social Studies 3  
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted February 15
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
400 The Fenway
City, State, Zip
Boston, MA 02115
Phone
(617) 735-9715
Fax
(617) 735-9801
E-mail
enroll@emmanuel.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
February 15
Application Fee
$60
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins January 15
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1, December 15
Early Action Notification
Rolling, notification begins December 15

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
77% of 5,770 applicants were admitted
Women
79% of 4,276 applicants were admitted
Men
72% of 1,494 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
474 (11%) of 4,443 admitted students enrolled
Women
466 (14%) of 3,371 admitted students enrolled
Men
130 (12%) of 1,072 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
91% of 2,847 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.74
3.75 and Above
42%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
11%
2.00 - 2.49
 

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
540-630 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
6%
Score of 600 - 700
35%
Score of 500 - 600
51%
Score of 400 - 500
8%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
605 average
560-650 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
7%
Score of 600 - 700
48%
Score of 500 - 600
43%
Score of 400 - 500
2%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
25 average
24-27 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
8%
Score of 24 - 29
68%
Score of 18 - 23
21%
Score of 12 - 17
3%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 16%
Top quarter: 27%
Top half: 77%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$60,507
Tuition and Fees
$41,448
Room and Board
$15,444
Books and Supplies
$880
Other Expenses
$2,385
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002147
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
555 (93.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
512 (89.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
512 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
177 (29.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Award
$31,377
Need-Based Gift
Received by 440 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $27,657
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 512 (89.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,478
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 512 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
82 (16.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,205

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,671 (87.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,546 (92.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,546 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
539 (32.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$31,268
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,406 (99.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $27,158
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,406 (85.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,046
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,537 (99.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
343 (14.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,387

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
14.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
964
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,972
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • American Government and Politics (United States)
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Art Therapy/Therapist
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Criminology
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Graphic Design
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physiology, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Most Popular Disciplines
Biological/life sciences, Psychology, Business/marketing
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
94
Part-Time Faculty
105
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
40%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 5% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 30% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 76% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 16% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
258,304
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
284
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Education, Master of Science, Master of Science in Management, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • Special Education
  • Urban Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Boston Population
625,087
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
17 acres

Weather

Temperature
21.6 average low in January, 76.3 average high in September
Rain
127 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Boston
Nearest Train Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Boston

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
72% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
School Colors
 

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Golf     x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x   x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf    
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
 

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, student government association, biology club, emmanuel college programming team, black student union, ems club
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,089
Women
1,576 (75.4%)
Men
513 (24.6%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,935
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.5% Asian
6.5% Black/African-American
11.1% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
66.4% White
7.9% Unknown
International Students.
1.4% from 53 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
120

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
78.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
58.2%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
64.7%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
66.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
12.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases, copyright © 2019 Peterson's, a Nelnet company. All rights reserved."