Emmanuel College Boston

Emmanuel College Boston

Emmanuel College Boston was founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1919. It is a private college of liberal arts and is located in Boston, Massachusetts. The campus of the college spreads across an area of more than 15 acres. Emmanuel College offers many programs in over 25 areas of study. The college facilitates individualized majors. Courses are also available in foreign studies like Spanish; and religious studies like Catholic Studies. The college offers several professional graduate programs and graduate management programs as well.

Emmanuel College's athletics department sponsors several men's and women's sports teams. They compete in National Collegiate Athletic Association, Division III. They are nicknamed as the Saints and participate in sports including softball, basketball, soccer, field hockey, and cross country among others.

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Emmanuel College
400 the Fenway
Boston , MA 02115
General Phone: (617) 735-9715

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Emmanuel Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management174business management, managerial economics, human resources
Liberal Arts125American studies, area and Cultural studies, Spanish language, English, English language and literature, liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies, political science, sociology, ...
Therapy and Counseling66psychology, counseling psychology, child psychology, art therapy
Media59communication studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine35registered nursing
Science25biology, biostatistics, chemistry
Education and Teaching24educational administration, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching
Fine Arts11fine arts
Design7graphic design
Conservation and Resource Management0environmental studies
Medical Administration0health care facilities management

Number of programs and degrees for Emmanuel in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree45630
Master's degree705
Post-master's certificate82

Emmanuel Student Body

In 2007-2008, Emmanuel had a total enrollment of 2,467 students (2,245 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 28%
Women 72%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 90%
Graduate 10%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 65%
Black 7%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 3%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 20%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 36%
20-21 32%
22-24 8%
25-29 5%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 7%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New Hampshire7%
Rhode Island6%
New York4%
(International Students)2%
New Jersey2%

Emmanuel Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 75 %

Emmanuel Room and Board (2007)

Emmanuel offers campus housing for 1,220 of its 2,245 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Boston, Massachusetts for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Massachusetts Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Emmanuel Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal490590
SAT Math480580
ACT Composite2024

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT98%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT17%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Emmanuel Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 28,350
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 28,350
Room and board $ 11,800
Books and supplies $ 880
Other expenses $ 2,205

Financial Aid:
Emmanuel participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 214700)

Emmanuel Faculty

Emmanuel has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year6$99,1999$97,675
Associate professoracademic year3$76,33416$73,664
Assistant professoracademic year18$59,83421$61,227
Instructoracademic year7$50,12012$49,819
All faculty totalacademic year34$66,23758$67,953

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Emmanuel Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Great Northeast Athletic Conference
Track Great Northeast Athletic Conference

Emmanuel Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Studies

Graphic Design

Education And Teaching
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
American History (United States)
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies, Other
English Language and Literature, General
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Administration
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management


Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Therapy And Counseling
Art Therapy/Therapist
Counseling Psychology
Developmental and Child Psychology
Psychology, General

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What Sets Emmanuel Apart:

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Top 8%Emmanuel Dorm rooms per full-time student
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
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% of degrees in media
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Top 12%Emmanuel % of degrees in media
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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% of degrees in business and management
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Top 15%Emmanuel % of degrees in business and management
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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% of degrees in liberal arts
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Top 17%Emmanuel % of degrees in liberal arts
Salaries of full-time faculty
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checked Roman Catholic affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army)
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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